Sotheby's Australia

Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design

AU0797 | 21 July 2015 | Sydney | 6 PM

AKIO MAKIGAWA 1948 -1999 Wisdom of Water (1995). Sold for $109,800 July 2015. ***Auction Record for the Artist***
ROBERT MACPHERSON, born 1937, Mayfair: Icebergs for Sears 1993-1999. Sold for $21,960 July 2015.
A gilt bronze figure of Bhaisyajaguru, ( Medicine Buddha), Tibet, 17th/18th century. Sold for $26,840 July 2015.
A Chinese embroidered silk three-panel hardwood screen. Sold for $39,040 July 2015
LE PHO 1907-2001, (Devant la Fenetre). Sold for $41,480 July 2015.
A fine sterling silver soup tureen and cover, Paul Storr, London, 1820. Sold for $31,720 July 2015.
Sale Number: AU0797

Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design

Including Property from the Minter Ellison, Collection, Sydney

Property from the Minter Ellison Collection, Sydney will lead Sotheby’s Australia’s Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design auction on 21 July 2015 at the InterContinental Sydney. 

Following the Minter Ellison Collection, Sydney, the July sale features a remarkable selection of fine Australian & European art, furniture and silver, together with Asian ceramics, jade and furniture.  Included are three private collections; Australian paintings from the Estate of the Late Dr Geok Wong, Asian ceramics, jades, furniture and paintings from the Estate of the Late Mrs Peggy Kwan, and Asian furniture & paintings from the Collection of Mr Arthur Winckler. 

 
CONTACT INFORMATION +

Specialists

 

Alison Alford

Consultant

Arts & Design
Sydney
T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402
E: Alison Alford

Brett Ballard

Specialist

Australian & International Art
Sydney
T: +61 (0)2 9302 2402
E: Brett Ballard
   

Fiona Hayward

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Fiona Hayward

Anthony Hurl

Consultant

Arts & Design
Adelaide
T: +61 (0)8 7225 7836
E: Anthony Hurl
   

Ann Roberts

Consultant, Asian Art

Arts & Design
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Ann Roberts

Geoffrey Smith

Chairman

Australian & International Art
Melbourne  |  Sydney
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900 or
+61 (0)2 9302 2402
E: Geoffrey Smith

Auction Results & Details

Sale Total: $1,514,667 including buyer's premium

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EXHIBITION TIMES +

EXHIBITION

SYDNEY | 30, 34 & 38 QUEEN STREET, WOOLLAHRA

THU. 16 JUL 15 | 10 AM - 7.30 PM AEST
FRI. 17 JUL 15 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
SAT. 18 JUL 15 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
SUN. 19 JUL 15 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
MON. 20 JUL 15 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
TUE. 21 JUL 15 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST








Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Bill Henson
1 BILL HENSON
born 1955

Untitled #40 1992/1999/2000

Estimate $12,000 - $18,000 Lot Sold: $20,740 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Bill Henson
2 BILL HENSON
born 1955

Untitled #18 1992/1999/2000

Estimate $12,000 - $18,000 Lot Sold: $29,280 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Courtesy of the artist and Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney
3 RONNIE VAN HOUT
born 1962

Double Negative (2000)

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500 Lot Sold: $1,952 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Courtesy of the artist and Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney
4 RONNIE VAN HOUT
born 1962

Eyeball (2000)

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500 Lot Sold: $2,196 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
7 MAX DUPAIN
1911-1992

Off Beat 1940

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
8 MAX DUPAIN
1911-1992

Macquarie Place 1937

Estimate $2,000 - $4,000
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
9 MAX DUPAIN
1911-1992

Steam at Central (1939)

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000 Lot Sold: $3,660 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
10 MAX DUPAIN
1911-1992

York and Carrington Street - Twilight 1930

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000 Lot Sold: $3,660 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
11 MAX DUPAIN
1911-1992

Martin Place at Night (1939)

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000 Lot Sold: $4,880 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
12 MAX DUPAIN
1911-1992

Gilmore's Bookshop, Bond Street, Sydney 1936

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000 Lot Sold: $3,660 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
13 MAX DUPAIN
1911-1992

Maroubra Marches Past at Bondi (1950)

Estimate $2,000 - $4,000 Lot Sold: $3,172 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
14 MAX DUPAIN
1911-1992

The Office Worker's Dream (1950)

Estimate $2,000 - $4,000 Lot Sold: $5,490 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
15 MAX DUPAIN
1911-1992

Surf Race Start (1940)

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000 Lot Sold: $4,880 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
16 MAX DUPAIN
1911-1992

Sunbaker 1937

Estimate $15,000 - $20,000 Lot Sold: $20,740 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Tracey Moffatt. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
17 TRACEY MOFFATT
born 1959

Something More #2 (1989)

Estimate $15,000 - $20,000 Lot Sold: $28,060 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Tracey Moffatt. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
18 TRACEY MOFFATT
born 1959

Something More #7 (1989)

Estimate $15,000 - $20,000 Lot Sold: $26,840 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Tracey Moffatt. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
19 TRACEY MOFFATT
born 1959

Something More #3 (1989)

Estimate $15,000 - $20,000 Lot Sold: $20,740 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Destiny Deacon. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
20 DESTINY DEACON
born 1957

Girl Alone 2001

Estimate $3,000 - $4,000 Lot Sold: $4,514 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Destiny Deacon. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
21 DESTINY DEACON
born 1957

Waiting for Work 2001

Estimate $3,000 - $4,000 Lot Sold: $3,660 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Adam Cullen. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
22 ADAM CULLEN
1965-2012

Three Australian Heads 1999

Estimate $10,000 - $15,000 Lot Sold: $20,740 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © The Estate of Akio Makigawa. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
23 AKIO MAKIGAWA
1948-1999

Wisdom of Water (1995)

Estimate $60,000 - $80,000 Lot Sold: $109,800 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Patricia Piccinini. Courtesy of Tolarno Galleries
24 PATRICIA PICCININI
born 1965

Desert Rider (Plain) 2000

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000 Lot Sold: $3,904 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Patricia Piccinini. Courtesy of Tolarno Galleries
25 PATRICIA PICCININI
born 1965

Desert Rider (Mountain) 2000

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000 Lot Sold: $3,172 (including buyer's premium)