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]

13 septembre 2017

Sotheby's Hong Kong to offer Kusama's rare pink 'Infinity Net' and Richter's Abstract Painting (679-2)

Lot 1065. Gerhard Richter, Abstract Painting (679-2), 1988, oil on canvas, 120 x 100 cm. Estimate: HK$32 million–48 million US$4,100,000–6,200,000. Lot sold for HK$49,037,500. Courtesy Sotheby’s. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Contemporary Art Autumn Sales 2017 will take place from 30 September to 1 October, offering works by renowned artists from Asia and the West. Apart from a series of works by Yayoi Kusama and a dedicated section for Chinese Contemporary artists born in the 1970s, there will also be a special... [Lire la suite]