A yellow jumpsuit worn by martial arts star Bruce Lee in his last film sold for HK$780,000 ($100,600) in a Hong Kong auction.
Sotheby’s first commercial auction in mainland China raised $37 million and set a record for Chinese- French artist Zao Wou-Ki in Beijing yesterday.
Sotheby’s is bringing works by Picasso, Rembrandt and Zao Wou-Ki to Beijing where it will hold its first mainland commercial auction on Dec. 1.
A series of art auctions in Hong Kong by Christie’s International Plc raised HK$3.82 billion ($493 million), almost twice as much as estimated, as affluent collectors from China and elsewhere in Asia paid record prices for several items.
Twelve bottles of Romanee-Conti sold for HK$3.675 million ($474,000), leading records set at auctions by Christie’s International Plc in Hong Kong that raised HK$1.35 billion after three days.
Indonesian artist Lee Man Fong’s painting “Bali Life” sold for HK$35.96 million ($4.7 million) at Christie’s in Hong Kong tonight setting a record for the artist.
Chinese-French artist Zhu Dequn’s untitled oil on canvas diptych sold for HK$70.7 million ($9.1 million) at Christie’s in Hong Kong tonight setting a record for the artist.
Bottles of Romanee-Conti 1999, a Zeng Fanzhi painting and a rare 1932 Leica camera are leading lots in a six-day marathon in Hong Kong by six auction houses.
A 1957 Patek Philippe pink-gold watch that adjusts for leap years and is one of six of its kind known to exist sold for $2.2 million at a Christie’s International auction in Geneva.