16 septembre 2019

Sotheby's Hong Kong Modern Art autumn sales present Zao Wou-Ki and Sanyu masterpieces

HONG KONG.- Two significant masterpieces will lead Sotheby’s Modern Art Evening Sale in Hong Kong on 5 October 2019: Zao Wou-Ki’s powerful 21.04.59, also making its auction debut, having been exhibited extensively since the 1970s – and Sanyu’s elegant Nu Rose sur Tissus Chinois – appearing at auction for the first time since it was created in the 1930s. A total of 33 lots will be offered in the evening sale, estimated to bring in the region of more than HKD 403 million (USD 51 million). The Modern Art Day Sale on 6... [Lire la suite]

04 octobre 2017

Chinese Ru-Ware Washer Shatters World Record in Hong Kong

A Highly Important and Extremely Rare Ru Guanyao Brush Washer, Northern Song Dynasty. Lot sold for HK$294,287,500. World Auction Record for Chinese Ceramics. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG - A new world auction record for Chinese Ceramics was achieved in Hong Kong when an extraordinarily rare Ru guanyao brush washer sold for HK$294.3 million ($37.7million) after 20 minutes of tense bidding. Regarded as the most celebrated of all wares in the history of Chinese ceramics, the brush washer broke the previous record of HK$281.24... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2017

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2017 Modern Asian Art

Hong Kong -  Sotheby’s Hong Kong Modern Asian Art Autumn Sales 2017 will take place from 30 September to 1 October, offering over 120 works by some of the most celebrated Modern and Post-War artists in Asia between early and mid-20th century. Headlined by two magnificent oil-on-canvas works, one by Zao Wou-Ki and the other by Sanyu, the sales also present two themed sections, namely ‘Movimento Punto: A Post-War Legacy,’ which documents the important ‘Punto Movement’ of the 1960s, and ‘Foujita: Image of Elegance’, which presents... [Lire la suite]