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Sotheby's and Christie's were responsible for 70% of this total, netting over $250,7 million combined.

Since 2010 when Asia Week was established, Christie's has remained a frontrunner with an impressive $155 million sales total, whilst Sotheby's accumulated $95,8 million. This year's record-breaking figures establish that the Asian art market, especially in New York, is skyrocketing.