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
226 A russet-glazed censer Estimate $1,000 - $1,500
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
227 A pair of iron-red ground 'Gu' vases, late 19th/20th century Estimate $1,800 - $2,200 Lot Sold: $2,196 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
228 A gilt bronze figure of Bhaisyajaguru, ( Medicine Buddha), Tibet, 17th/18th century Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Lot Sold: $26,840 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
229 Two Thangkas, Tibet, 19th century Estimate $2,000 - $2,500 Lot Sold: $5,124 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
230 Kyoto school
The old pine, Japan, 19th century
Estimate $2,000 - $3,000 Lot Sold: $2,196 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
231 Annonymous
Cherry blossoms, Japan, 19th century
Estimate $3,000 - $5,000 Lot Sold: $7,320 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
233 KITANO TSUNETOMI
1880-1947

The Heron Maiden (sagi musume)

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000 Lot Sold: $2,440 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
235 A pair of Venetian polychrome blackamoors, late 19th century Estimate $10,000 - $12,000 Lot Sold: $12,200 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
236 A fine Anglo Indian rosewood sofa table, circa 1835 Estimate $3,000 - $5,000 Lot Sold: $4,880 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
237 A fine Vizagapatam games box, early 19th century Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Lot Sold: $4,880 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
238 A six branch cut glass tiered chandelier Estimate $1,500 - $2,500
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
239 A six branch cut glass tiered chandelier Estimate $1,500 - $2,500
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
240 A neo-classical gilt metal eight-light cut-glass chandelier, mid-19th century Estimate $1,000 - $1,500 Lot Sold: $4,880 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
241 A Dutch console table and mirror, walnut with floral marquetry inlay
circa 1830
Estimate $2,500 - $3,000 Lot Sold: $2,440 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
244 A pair of Dutch walnut marquetry side chairs, 19th century Estimate $1,500 - $2,500 Lot Sold: $2,684 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
245 A George II burr walnut chest on chest, circa 1750 Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Lot Sold: $7,930 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
246 A giltwood cushion mirror, French, 18th/19th century Estimate $2,000 - $3,000 Lot Sold: $2,440 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
249 A George II walnut chest on stand, second quarter of 18th century Estimate $2,000 - $3,000 Lot Sold: $1,830 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
250 A French historical tapestry, late 17th century Estimate $8,000 - $10,000 Lot Sold: $9,150 (including buyer's premium)

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