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Sotheby's Hong Kong Autumn Sales



I Nyoman Masriadi (b.1973) <EM>The Man from Bantul "The Monster" </EM>mixed media on canvas 2000 200 x 150 cm. Est.: HK$600,000-900,000 Photo courtesy of Sotheby’s Hong Kong
I Nyoman Masriadi (b.1973)
The Man from Bantul "The Monster"
mixed media on canvas
2000
200 x 150 cm.
Est.: HK$600,000-900,000
Photo courtesy of Sotheby's Hong Kong
Sotheby's Hong Kong Autumn Sales
HONG KONG
WANCHAI  •  Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre  •  Ongoing
 
 

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2009 will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 3 to 8 October 2009. This sales series will offer over 2,300 lots of Modern and Contemporary Chinese and Southeast Asian Art, traditional Chinese paintings, fine Chinese ceramics and works of art as well as jewellery, watches and wine with a total estimate in excess of HK$780 million / US$100 million.

Selected highlights will be showcased during travelling exhibitions across Asia and in New York in August and September, followed by a public exhibition in Hong Kong from 3 to 7 October 2009.

Included in the Hong Kong sale and estimated at HK$600,000-900,000 is, The Man from Bantul "The Monster" by the Indonesian artist I Nyoman Masriadi (b.1973).

Boxing is one of the most pervasive and personal themes in Masriadi’s paintings. This work features his signature muscled figures in a boxing ring, narrating a tale of tragedy and comedy between winners and losers. 

Other notable auction highlights include two private wine collections:
 
The Classic Cellar from a Great American Collector III – 3 October

An Exceptional Cellar from a Private American Collector – 4 October

- estimated combined total: approximately HK$30-45 million; with a total of over 1,000 lots comprising more than 6,000 bottles.

Highlights from both Collections include over 30 cases of Pétrus from 1982 to 2000, and more than 40 cases of both Lafite Rothschild and Mouton Rothschild from 1959 to 2000. From Burgundy, the highlight is a substantial collection of wines from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, including 12 vintages of the great Romanée-Conti.



Sotheby's Website


Contact: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Expo Drive
Hall 3
Wanchai, Hong Kong
Tel: 852 2524 8121

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