14 février 2020

Liu Dan (B. 1953), Untitled Poppy flower, 2000

Lot 3685. Liu Dan (B. 1953), Untitled Poppy flower, signed Liu Dan, with one seal of the artist, ink on paper, framed, 107.5 by 77.5 cm., 42 1/4  by 30 1/2  in. Executed in 2000. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,960,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance:  Acquired from the Chinese Porcelain Company in March, 2000. Sotheby's. Contemporary Literati — A Gathering, Hong Kong, 07  april 2014
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10 février 2020

Liu Dan (B. 1953), Poppies in early summer in Manhattan, 1992

Lot 3640. Liu Dan (B. 1953), Poppies in early summer in Manhattan, signed Liu Dan, dated 1992 Chu Xia (early summer), inscribed and with one seal of the artist, ink and colour on paper, framed, 68.5 by 57 cm., 27 by 22 1/2  in. Estimate 650,000 — 950,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,560,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist in 2004. Sotheby's. Contemporary Literati -- A Gathering, Hong Kong, 07 april 2014
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29 mars 2018

Liu Dan (B. 1953), Rock, 1994

Lot 3057. Liu Dan (B. 1953), Rock, ink on paper, inscribed Su Dongpo ju and signed by Liu Dan, and with one seal of the artist, framed. Executed in 1994; 43 by 38 cm, 16 7/8  by 15 in. Estimate 900,000 — 1,200,000 HKD . Lot sold 1,625,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 Provenance: Gifted to the China Institute by Liu Dan.Acquired from a China Institute charity auction in 1995. Sotheby's. Curiosity IV. Hong Kong, 02 Apr 2018, 10:30 AM
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29 mars 2017

Sotheby's sale offers an improbable array of curious objects

Lot 3027. An Impressive Allosaurus Dinosaur Skull, Late Jurassic Period, Wyoming, USA, approx. 79.8cm. Est. HK$2.2 – 2.8 million / US$284,000 – 361,000. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong will present Curiosity III on 4 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The sale offers a total of 76 lots estimated in excess of HK$50 million / US$6.4 million *. Curiosity III features a gathering of objects formed by nature and man-made, a cross between the Western cabinet of curiosities and... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2016

Autumn Chinese Paintings Auctions at Christie’s Hong Kong Totalled HK$513,088,750 / US$66,454,971

HONG KONG - Christie’s Hong Kong auctions of Chinese Contemporary Ink, Fine Chinese Classical Paintings and Calligraphy and Fine Chinese Modern Paintings held on 28 and 29 November realised a combined total of *HK$513,088,750 / US$66,454,971 . The Chinese Contemporary Ink sale which took place on 28 November 2016 and totalled HK$19,495,000 / US$2,524,459. The top lot for the sale was Scholar’s Rock by Liu Dan, which realised HK$ 3,660,000 / US$... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2016

Liu Dan (B.1963), Lingbi Rock

Lot 2860. Liu Dan (B.1953), Lingbi Rock, signed DAN, inscribed, and with one seal of the artist, ink on paper, hanging scroll, 36.4 by 35.5 cm, 14 3/8  by 14 in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 875,000 HKD.  Photo Sotheby's Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist. Sotheby's. Literati / Curiosity II, Hong Kong, 05 Apr 2016
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30 mai 2016

Liu Dan (B. 1953), Spirit Rock

Lot 3020. Liu Dan (B. 1953), Spirit Rock. Scroll, mounted and framed. Ink on paper, 52 x 136 cm. (20 ½ x 53 ½ in.). Estimate HK$1,800,000 – HK$2,800,000 ($232,889 - $362,272). Price Realized HK$6,280,000 ($812,523). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. “One of the main paradoxes of Liu Dan’s work is that the ‘form of no-form’ or wu xing is achieved not through the blurry and vague but through the precise and clear… The precise is not a means of capturing or affirming appearance... [Lire la suite]
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28 mai 2016

A fine and exceedingly rare faux bois and grisaille-decorated ‘landscape’ brush pot, Yongzheng mark and of the period

Lot 3213. A fine and exceedingly rare faux bois and grisaille-decorated ‘landscape’ brush pot, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in a circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate Upon Request. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The brush pot is delicately painted in grisaille enamels with a continuous landscape scene resembling a hand scroll depicting scholars in leisurely pursuits, one in his study seated inside a pavilion nestled among trees; two conversing on a... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2016

Liu Dan (Born 1953), Tai Hu Stone, 1995

Lot 1111.  Liu Dan (Born 1953), Tai Hu Stone. Hanging scroll, ink on paper, 15 ¼ x 14 ½ in. (38.8 x 36.8 cm.). Inscribed with a poem and signed, with one seal of the artist. Dated autumn, yihai year (1995). Estimate USD 50,000 ~ 70,000. Price realised USD 269,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Literature: S. Little, Spirit Stones of China, the Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Chinese Stones, Paintings, and Related Scholars' Objects, Chicago, 1999,... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2016

Sotheby's Hong Kong to offer major single-owner collection of contemporary ink art

Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong will present the first single-owner collection of contemporary ink art at auction worldwide – The Origo Collection – on 4 April 2016 during the Spring Sales series. Offering 83 lots, the sale represents a major selection from the Collection, epitomising the diversity of contemporary ink art works in scale, concept and stylistic approach. Significant works, most of them fresh to the auction market, by artists including Gao Xingjian, Gu Wenda, Li Huayi, Li Jin, Liu Dan, Liu... [Lire la suite]