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Lot 9 Nja Mahdaoui, Triptych 3–est’d at $50-70k goes for $140,500 for the first bit sale fo the day.
Lot 12 Safwan Dahoul Dream 12–sells at the low est. for $140,500
Lot 13 Paul Guiragossian Mother and Child–makes the high end of the est. range at $80,500 [private_subscriber][private_bundle]
Lot 18 Massoud Arabshahi Beyond the Lines–another $50-70k est that gets exceeded to the tune of $122,500
Lot 31 Fateh Moudarres Untitled–Goes for a$122,500 against $140k low est. Bright side: it sold! Previous Moudarres (lot 30) was bought in.
Lot 37 Elias Zayat The Street Vendor–knocked down at 3x the high est. for $60k
Lot 38 Tahia Halim The Water Carrier–sells for high est to make $74,500
Lot 42 Abdallah Benanteur Le Carnaval Vénitien–preceding lots get passed and this one sells below the $100k low est. for $98,500
Lot 47 MF Husain Untitled–good sale at high end of est. range for $218,500
Lot 48 Tyeb Mehta Untitled (Yellow Heads)–right–sells at the low est for $578,500
Lot 50 Syed Raza Six Elements–big pass was est’d $150-200k
Lot 55 Syed Raza Earth–does much better making $57,500 against $40k high est.
Lot 57 MF Husain Vision XIV–passes. It’s a tough night for the big lots.
Lot 63 Burhan Dogancay Rift–bought for $242,500 which is right on the nose estimate-wise.
Lot 68 Omer Uluc Submarine and Battleship–passes with a $300k low est.
Lot 69 Burhan Dogancay Paksitani Beauty–another solid sale at $92,500
Lot 74 Ferruh Basaga The Red Doves–takes a pummeling at ¢200k low est.
Lot 83 Shirin Neshat Identified–$30,000 against an $18k high est.
Lot 85 Shirin Neshat Unveiling–$27.5k against $20k est.
Lot 86 Shirin Neshat Whispers–$2,500 over $20k est.
Lot 93 Ahmed Moustafa Remembrance & Gratitude–$662,500 which is at the low est. Clearly the big lots were pushed too high to make any significant advances
Lot 98 Mohammed Ehsai Untitled–passes with $60k low est.
Lot 99 Charles Hossein Zenderoudi Sholeh Sholeh Sholeh–sells right in the middle of est. range for $98,500
Lot 100 Parviz Tanavoli The Wall and the Heech–makes $182,500 or right in line with the est.
Lot 101 Farhad Moshiri 54751–lives up to expectations. The Iranians are coming through tonight in Dubai.
Lot 102 Charles Hossein Zenderoudi Kharjee Spirit–again with the sold mid-est. sale for $218,500
Lot 115 Lara Baldi Justice for the Mother–$38,750 which is a nice premium on the the $30k high est.
Lot 125 Farhad Moshiri Tar Jar–$146,500 comes in below the low est. but a sale is made
Lot 133 Afshin Pirahashemi The Love Wine–Great sale at $140,500 against $60k high est.
Lot 135 Aydeen Aghdashloo Mors – Vita–$86,500 falls right in line with est.
Lot 145 Mahmoud Said Self Portrait–$80,500 is a strong premium
Lot 146 Fateh Moudarres Landscape–$152,000 is significantly below the low est.
Lot 162 Mohammed Ehsai Untitled–second Ehsai passes