Shao Fan (B. 1964), King Red. Photo: Sotheby's
incised in Chinese and numbered 1/30, executed in 2004, antique Ming Chair, lacquered catalpa wood in red; 103.2 (H) by 107 by 57 cm.; 40 5/8 (H) by 42 1/8 by 22 3/8 in. ESTIMATE 180,000-280,000 HKD
PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Asia
NOTE: According to the artist, only 20 editions of this work have been produced. The black chair versions have been accessioned into the permanent collections of respectively, Museum Art and Design, New York, USA and at Essex Peabody Museum, Salem, USA.
Sotheby's. Contempory Asian Art. Hong Kong. 3 october 2011 www.sothebys.com