Chinese porcelain

Handling session for Chinese porcelains in Sotheby’s forthcoming St George Street sale. Sunday, November 5, 11am. Sotheby’s, 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1A 2AA. Please book via fleur.manning@sothebys.com

Chinese highlights at Christie’s

Workshop including a famille rose blue and white ‘Nine Peaches’ vase by Wang Bu (1898-1968). Saturday, November 4 at 11am, Christie’s, 8 King Street, St James’s, SW1Y 6QT. To confirm attendance: ecushing@christies.com

An introduction to Asian arms and armour

Runjeet Singh presents a collection of Asian arms and armour for a handling session during Asian Art in London. 6 Ryder Street, St James, London SW1Y 6BN, on November 7 at 10.30-12.30. Booking essential: info@runjeetsingh.com

Kangxi famille verte porcelain

An opportunity to view, and handle, the rarities on show in this focussed exhibition of Chinese porcelain during Asian Art in London. At Marchant, 120 Kensington Church Street, London W8, Sunday  5 November, 10-30-12.30am. Booking essential: gallery@marchantasianart.com

Out of the Frame: Old Masters

Tuesday, July 4 – Behind the scenes of Christie’s sales of Old Masters, with Eugene Pooley, Stijn Alsteens and Hattie Drummond, at Christie’s, 8 King Street, SW1, 6-30-7.30pm