Sotheby's Australia

Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design

AU0826 | 18 July 2018 | Sydney | 6 pm

An unusual carved wood moon flask Qing dynasty. Sold for $87,840 July 2018.
ANDY WARHOL 1928-1987, Muhammad Ali (1978). Sold for $63,440 July 2018. (c) The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc/ARS. Copyright Agency, 2018.
JACOB EPSTEIN 1880-1959, Rabindranath Tagore (1926). Sold for $36,600 July 2018.
A famille-rose 'Balsam pear' teabowl and cover, seal mark and period of Daoguang. Sold for $34,160 July 2018.
Sale Number: AU0826

Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design

Results are available to view online.

Strong bidding delivered outstanding results at Sotheby’s Australia’s July sale of Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design.  The cross-cultural diversity of international arts and design from the first century to contemporary achieved a resounding result of $1,917,596.  Consisting of items of exceptional craftsmanship and design from private collections, the sale included an extensive collection of Asian, Australian and European art, bronzes, ceramics, furniture, glass, jade and wood carvings, porcelain and silver.

 
CONTACT INFORMATION +

Specialists

Guy Cairnduff

Head

Arts & Design
Melbourne
T: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
E: Guy Cairnduff


Geoffrey Smith

Chairman

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

Ann Roberts

Ann Roberts

Specialist Consultant, Asian Art

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

Anthony Hurl

Specialist Consultant

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

Brett Ballard

Brett Ballard

Senior Specialist

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

Fiona Hayward

Fiona Hayward

Senior Specialist

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

     


Auction Results & Details

Sale Total: $1,917,596 including buyer's premium

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EXHIBITION TIMES +

EXHIBITION

SYDNEY  |  30 & 34 QUEEN STREET, WOOLLAHRA
THU. 12 JUL 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
FRI. 13 JUL 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
SAT. 14 JUL 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
SUN. 15 JUL 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
MON. 16 JUL 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
TUE. 17 JUL 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST
WED. 18 JUL 18 | 10 AM - 5 PM AEST








Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
255 Two rootwood brushpots Estimate $1,500 - $2,500
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
256 A large zitan brush pot Bitong,
Qing dynasty
Estimate $1,500 - $2,500 Lot Sold: $3,172 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
257 An unusual carved wood moon flask
Qing dynasty
Estimate $7,000 - $9,000 Lot Sold: $87,840 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
258 A carved hardwood brushpot Bitong,
19th/20th century
Estimate $3,000 - $5,000 Lot Sold: $3,660 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
259 A bamboo 'lingzhi' washer
late Qing dynasty/20th century
Estimate $1,500 - $2,500    Lot Sold: SOLD
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
260 A carved bamboo brushpot Bitong
Qing dynasty, 19th century
Estimate $4,800 - $6,500 Lot Sold: $7,930 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
261 A carved wood cup Qing dynasty, 19th century Estimate $3,000 - $4,000 Lot Sold: $3,660 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
262 An unusual carved softwood cabinet, 19th/20th century Estimate $2,000 - $3,000 Lot Sold: $4,880 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
263 A hardstone-inlaid Ming-style hardwood table cabinet Estimate $3,500 - $4,500 Lot Sold: $6,100 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
265 A Ming-style hardwood portable table cabinet Estimate $2,500 - $3,500 Lot Sold: $5,124 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
267 A huanghuali and hardwood writing table, circa 1900 Estimate $4,000 - $5,000 Lot Sold: $17,080 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
268 An unusual mixed hardwood display stand,
19th/20th century
Estimate $3,500 - $5,500 Lot Sold: $6,710 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
269 A pair of hardwood yokeback armchairs Sichutouguanmaoyi, 20th century Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Lot Sold: $17,080 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
270 An unusual pair of octagonal huanghuali and hongmu side cabinets, 20th century Estimate $4,000 - $5,000 Lot Sold: $20,740 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
271 A mixed hardwood three-drawer coffer Liansanchu,
early 20th century
Estimate $3,000 - $5,000 Lot Sold: $19,520 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
273 A huanghuali and hardwood round-corner openwork cabinet, 20th century Estimate $8,000 - $12,000 Lot Sold: $42,700 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
274 A hardwood square-corner cabinet, 20th century Estimate $4,000 - $5,000 Lot Sold: $24,400 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
275 A huanghuali and hardwood Qing-style horseshoe-back armchair Quanyi, 19th/20th century Estimate $5,000 - $7,000 Lot Sold: $7,320 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
276 A pair of hardwood 'dreamstone' marble-inset incense stands, 19th/20th century Estimate $1,500 - $2,500 Lot Sold: $18,300 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
277 A set of four hongmu 'dreamstone' marble-inset armchairs and a pair of side tables,
19th/20th century
Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Lot Sold: $7,930 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
278 An unusual root wood table Estimate $2,000 - $3,000
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
279 A hardwood Ming-style folding armchair Jiaoyi, 20th century Estimate $1,800 - $2,500 Lot Sold: $2,684 (including buyer's premium)

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