Bill Forrest

Head of Department | Chinese, Japanese & South East Asian Art

Biography / 简历

 

Bill graduated with a BA in Ancient History from Leeds University in 2008 and is an active member of the Oriental Ceramic Society. He joined Roseberys in 2015 from a large auction house in the north of England where he specialised in Asian art and traditional antiques for over five years.  Bill was appointed head of department for Chinese and Japanese works of art at Roseberys in 2016 and has particular expertise in Chinese porcelain and paintings, achieving notable sales including £127,000 for a Chinese hanging scroll by the studio of the much-revered late Ming calligrapher Zhang Ruitu.  Bill travels both the UK and internationally for valuations of Asian Arts alongside his broader and extensive knowledge of works of art and antiques for which he contributes to the auctions across the board within the company as well as being a lead auctioneer for Roseberys.

比尔于2008年毕业于利兹大学古代历史系,是东方陶瓷学会会员。在北英兰一家大型拍卖行工作数年后,比尔于2015年加入罗斯伯里拍卖行,至今已经在亚洲艺术及欧洲古董拍卖领域工作超过5年。比尔于2016年被任命为罗斯伯里拍卖行中国与日本艺术部门主管,主要擅长中国瓷器与书画,此前征集到的一件晚明书法家张瑞图的墨迹在拍场中斩获127,000镑佳绩。比尔广阔的知识背景让他不但能经常到英国各地及海外地区鉴定征集亚洲艺术拍品,也为公司其他部门提供了很多帮助,此外他也是公司的拍卖师之一。

Contact Information 
联系方式

E: billforrest@roseberys.co.uk

T: +44 (0) 20 8761 2522