Zao Wou-Ki's 'Abstraction' being auctioned in Beijing
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Record painting sale in Sotheby's first major auction in China

3 December 2013 Last updated at 02:38 GMT

Sotheby's has held its first major auction in China.

It featured a piece of art by Zao Wou-ki - sometimes referred to as the "Chinese Picasso" - which sold for a record-breaking $14.72m (12.85m euros; £10.64m).

Roopa Suchak reports.