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
76 GUY BOYD
1923-1988

Embrace (1971)

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
77 JOHN OLSEN
born 1928

Cat 1969

Estimate $5,000 - $7,000
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Leonard French. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
78 LEONARD FRENCH
born 1928

Creation of Turtles, Fish and Birds

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © The Estate of Arthur Boyd. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
79 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Shoalhaven with Black Ram (1993)

Estimate $8,000 - $12,000 Lot Sold: $11,590 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © The Estate of Arthur Boyd. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
80 ARTHUR BOYD
1920-1999

Shoalhaven with Pulpit Rock (1993)

Estimate $8,000 - $12,000 Lot Sold: $10,980 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
81 ELLIS ROWAN
1848-1922

Cornus Florida Cornaceae (circa 1890)

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500 Lot Sold: $4,148 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
83 SAM FULLBROOK
1922-2004

The Tree on Hermit Hill

Estimate $500 - $800 Lot Sold: $2,928 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Charles Blackman. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
84 CHARLES BLACKMAN
born 1928

Morning Wash 1951

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500 Lot Sold: $1,464 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Wendy Whiteley
85 BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

The Back of the Asylum, St Remy (1983)

Estimate $1,800 - $2,200 Lot Sold: $2,928 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Charles Blackman. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
86 CHARLES BLACKMAN
born 1928

Tiger Butterfly 1970

Estimate $100 - $200 Lot Sold: $195.2 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Kathleen Ngal. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
87 KATHLEEN NGAL
born circa 1930

My Country (2002)

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500    Lot Sold: SOLD
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © The Estate of Lorna Fencer Napurrula. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
88 LORNA FENCER NAPURRULA
circa 1924-2006

Caterpillar

Estimate $600 - $800 Lot Sold: $366 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © The Estate of Pro Hart
89 PRO HART
1928-2006

(Untitled) 1973

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000 Lot Sold: $3,172 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
90 IVOR HELE
1912-1993

Landscape 1949

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © The Estate of Russell Drysdale
92 RUSSELL DRYSDALE
1912-1981

(Watching Television)

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © The Estate of Russell Drysdale
93 RUSSELL DRYSDALE
1912-1981

(Edie)

Estimate $3,000 - $4,000 Lot Sold: $3,660 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797
94 LE PHO
1907-2001

(Devant la Fenetre)

Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Lot Sold: $41,480 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © The Estate of Max Dupain. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
95 MAX DUPAIN
1911-1992

Nude Close Up

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000 Lot Sold: $3,660 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © The Estate of Donald Friend. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
96 DONALD FRIEND
1915-1989

Head Study and Flower Piece

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500 Lot Sold: $1,952 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © The Estate of Donald Friend. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
97 DONALD FRIEND
1915-1989

(Three Balinese Boys)

Estimate $2,500 - $3,500 Lot Sold: $3,172 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Andre Villers. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
98 ANDRE VILLERS
born 1930

Picasso et Moi (1955)

Estimate $2,000 - $4,000 Lot Sold: $2,440 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © The Estate of Pablo Picasso. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
99 PABLO PICASSO
1881-1973

El Picador Obligando al Toro con su Pica (B.1962) (1957)

Estimate $2,000 - $4,000 Lot Sold: $4,880 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0797 © Andre Villers. Licenced by VISCOPY Ltd, Australia
100 ANDRE VILLERS
born 1930

Atelier de Picasso a Cannes (1955)

Estimate $2,000 - $4,000 Lot Sold: $3,660 (including buyer's premium)