- Zao Wou-ki, 25.06.86 (HK$118-28m) HK$25.3m
- Zao Wou-ki, 25.05.70 (HK$9-15m) HK$24.18m
- Chu Teh-Chun, Plus Loin (HK$6-8m) HK$14.1m
- Zao Wou-ki, Nature Morte aux Poissons (HK$4.8-6m) HK$14.1m
- Wang Yidong, Morning Mist in Mengshan (HK$6-8m) HK$11.86m
- Chu Teh-Chun, No. 526 (HK$4.8-6.8m) HK$8.42m
- Lin Fengmian, Lotus Pond (HK$4.8-6.8m) HK$8.42m
- Zao Wou-ki, 17.6.61 (HK$4-5m) HK$7.22m
- Zao Wou-ki, Jardin de mon pere (HK$2.5-3.5m) HK$7.22m
- Chu Teh-Chun, Atmosphere Hirvernale (HK$2.8-3.8m) HK$6m
Totaling $13.96m, the sale was dominated by strong prices for perennial favorites like Lin Fengmian, Zao Wou-ki, Ju Ming and Chu Teh-Chun. Wang Yidong, Ai Xuan and Hong Ling also saw sales prices well in excess of the estimates.
Sotheby’s 20th Century Painting sale brought in HK$137m ($17.7m) Those strong numbers were tempered by resistance at the top of the market where all of the highest value lots by Sanyu, Zao Wou-ki and Liao Chi-Chun sold at the very low end of the estimate range. Even with that restraint there were big pops for a lower value Zao, Wu Guanzhong and Chu Teh-Chun:
20th C Chinese painting bringing in HK$ 102.609,000 ($13.2m) with big sales from Zhao Wou-ki, Ju Ming, Wang Yidong, Chen Yifei and Hong Ling.