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
26 JOHN PASSMORE
1904-1984

Four Bathers at a Bridge

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Lot Sold: $12,200 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826 © Wendy Whiteley
27 BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

(Untitled) 1960

Estimate $7,000 - $9,000 Lot Sold: $15,860 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
28 DANILA VASSILIEFF
1897-1958

Family, Fitzroy

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
29 DANILA VASSILIEFF
1897-1958

(Untitled)

Estimate $1,000 - $2,000    Lot Sold: SOLD
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
32 ERIC THAKE
1904-1982

Sunshine and Rain 1964

Estimate $1,000 - $2,000 Lot Sold: $1,586 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
33 ERIC THAKE
1904-1982

Christmas at Thake's Flat 1961

Estimate $1,000 - $2,000
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826 © Charles Blackman/Copyright Agency, 2018
34 CHARLES BLACKMAN
born 1928

Sea Poem, Evening Tide 1966

Estimate $10,000 - $15,000 Lot Sold: $12,200 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
35 GODFREY MILLER
1893-1964

Female Torso (circa 1938-1940, cast 1990)

Estimate $8,000 - $10,000 Lot Sold: $9,760 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826 © The Estate of Michael Shannon
36 MICHAEL SHANNON
1927-1993

Three Boys in a Boat 1952

Estimate $8,000 - $12,000 Lot Sold: $9,760 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826 © Jennifer Dickerson/Copyright Agency, 2018
37 ROBERT DICKERSON
1924-2015

(Mother and Child)

Estimate $6,000 - $8,000 Lot Sold: $7,320 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826 © Wendy Whiteley
38 BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

Back 2 (1981)

Estimate $8,000 - $12,000 Lot Sold: $15,860 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826 © Wendy Whiteley
39 BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

Back I (1981)

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Lot Sold: $12,200 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826 © Wendy Whiteley
40 BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

The Cat (1980)

Estimate $12,000 - $18,000 Lot Sold: $23,180 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
41 JACOB EPSTEIN
1880-1959

Rabindranath Tagore (1926)

Estimate $10,000 - $15,000 Lot Sold: $36,600 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
42 JACOB EPSTEIN
1880-1959

Robert Rhodes (1951)

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000 Lot Sold: $4,636 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
43 JOHN LETHBRIDGE
born 1948

Gold Found by the Artists 1981
(Marina Ambramovic and Ulay)

Estimate $5,000 - $7,000
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826 © Brook Andrew/Copyright Agency, 2018
44 BROOK ANDREW
born 1970

Narcissus (2003)

Estimate $7,000 - $10,000 Lot Sold: $8,540 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826 © Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photos
45 ELLIOTT ERWITT
born 1928

Marilyn Monroe, New York 1956

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Lot Sold: $4,880 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826 © Bert Stern Trust
46 BERT STERN
1929-2013

Marilyn Monroe, Roses, Last Sitting 1962

Estimate $15,000 - $20,000 Lot Sold: $18,300 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826 © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc/ARS. Copyright Agency, 2018
47 ANDY WARHOL
1928-1987

Muhammad Ali (1978)

Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Lot Sold: $48,800 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826 © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc/ARS. Copyright Agency, 2018
48 ANDY WARHOL
1928-1987

Muhammad Ali (1978)

Estimate $25,000 - $35,000 Lot Sold: $63,440 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
49 A Daum Nancy 'Spring Landscape' cameo glass vase, French, circa 1915 Estimate $1,500 - $2,000 Lot Sold: $4,880 (including buyer's premium)
Fine Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design - AU0826
50 A Daum Nancy 'Spring Landscape' cameo glass vase, French, circa 1915 Estimate $1,000 - $1,500 Lot Sold: $2,440 (including buyer's premium)

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