Sunday, 17 June 2018
Grandpa Brought Chinese Antiques Abroad. Now Sotheby’s New Asia Chief Wants to Bring Them Home By Ryan Swift
As a toddler in the 1970s, Nicolas Chow would run around in the Geneva house of his legendary grandfather, Edward T. Chow, a famed dealer of Chinese antiquities. “We used to visit my grandpa for lunch on Sundays, and he had this thick carpet on the floor … that was my first contact, seeing these beautiful porcelains,” Chow recalls.