Sotheby’s Asia Week sales achieved $55.2 million, at the top of pre-sale expectations. With exceptional prices across all sales, Sotheby’s continues its market leadership in the category of Asian Art. Following the strength of the market, now is the time to consign your works of Asian Art to Sotheby’s Fall 2016 auctions. Consigning is easy: simply e-mail images and a brief description of your artwork to asiaweek@sothebys.com


MODERN & CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART
VASUDEO S. GAITONDE
Untitled, 1960
Lot Sold: 2,770,000 USD
INDIAN, HIMALAYAN & SOUTHEAST ASIAN WORKS OF ART:
INCLUDING PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF DR. CLAUS VIRCH

A FINE SEDIMENTARY STONE STELE DEPICTING SCENES FROM THE LIFE OF BUDDHA
Eastern India, Pala period, 11th/12th Century
Lot Sold: 346,000 USD
THE REVEREND RICHARD FABIAN COLLECTION OF CHINESE CLASSICAL FURNITURE
A PAIR OF RARE AND EXCEPTIONAL HUANGHUALI AND HUAMU ‘FU’ CHARACTER HIGH
YOKEBACK ARMCHAIRS
MING DYNASTY, 16TH / 17TH CENTURY
Lot Sold: 1,210,000 USD
CHINESE ART FROM CARAMOOR CENTER FOR MUSIC AND THE ARTS
A RARE AND IMPRESSIVE CLOISONNE-ENAMEL AND GILT-BRONZE FIVE-PIECE ALTAR GARNITURE (WUGONG)
QIANLONG PERIOD
Lot Sold: 550,000 USD
IMPORTANT CHINESE ART
A MAGNIFICENT AND RARE LARGE YELLOW AND GREEN 'AUSPICIOUS EMBLEMS' DISH
YONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD
Lot Sold: 1,162,000 USD
IMPORTANT CHINESE ART
A HUANGHUALI WAISTLESS DAYBED (TA)
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
Lot Sold: 970,000 USD
FINE CLASSICAL CHINESE PAINTINGS & CALLIGRAPHY
Zhao Zhiqian
LETTERS
Lot Sold: 1,090,000 USD
Liu Dan: Transitions
Liu Dan
Sunflower
2002
The Literati Within
Marc Quinn
Held by Desire (Ice Age)
2015

Auctions

Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art
15 March | 10:00 AM
Sale Total: 8,122,875 USD

The Reverend Richard Fabian Collection of Chinese Classical Furniture
15 March | 10:00 AM
Sale Total: 5,696,000 USD

Chinese Art from Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
15 March | 2:00 PM
Sale Total: 2,360,177 USD

Important Chinese Art
16 March | 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM
Sale Total: 14,731,750 USD

Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art Including Property from the Estate of Dr. Claus Virch
16 March | 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM
Sale Total: 5,613,438 USD

Fine Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy
17 March | 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM
Sale Total: 16,118,375 USD

Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art
19 March | 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM
Sale Total: 2,526,003 USD


Selling Exhibitions

The Literati Within
10 - 20 March

Liu Dan: Transitions
10 - 20 March

Exhibition Hours:
Monday - Friday | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday | 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Please note: Hours for Sunday, 20 March will be 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM