On 25 and 26 November 2017, Christie’s Hong Kong held three auctions for Asian 20th Century & Contemporary Art, which together realised a total of HK$831,063,750/ US$106,912,008. The top lot of the sale was Zao Wou-Ki’s “29.01.64”, which established a world auction record price for an oil painting by any Asian artist, achieving HK$202,600,000/ US$26,063,431. With strong biddings in the room and from online, without a doubt it has been a strong season,with
36% of lots across all three sales sold above high estimate. View full results here.
Larry’s List presents to you five of the top lots from the sale and Christie’s specialists would be happy to provide you with a confidential and complimentary valuation of your Asian contemporary artworks. Contact: email@example.com.
1) ZAO WOU-KI
Price realised: HK$ 202,600,000
2) YOSHITOMO NARA
Price realised: HK$ 17,500,000
3) YAYOI KUSAMA
Price realised: HK$ 33,700,000
“Bouquet de Marguerites (Bouquet of Marguerites)”
Price realised: HK$ 50,725,000
5) WU GUANZHONG
Price realised: HK$ 23,500,000