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Sotheby's and Christie's were responsible for 70% of this total, reeling in over a staggering $250.7 million combined.

Since Asia Week was established in 2010, Christie's has come out on top with an impressive $155 million sales total, whilst Sotheby's accumulated $95.8 million. This year's record-breaking figures prove that the Asian art market, especially in New York, is soaring.