SOTHEBY’S LOT 257 – MAI TRUNG THỨ

MAI TRUNG THU (1906-1980) La Cage (The Cage) - Signed, stamped with a seal of the artist and dated 56; signed with the initials of the artist, titled and dated1956 on the reverse - Ink and gouache on silk mounted on cardboard - Dimension: 17 by 17 cm.; 6 3/4 by 6 3/4 in. - The work is accompanied with the artist's original frame. - - - Estimation: 50,000 - 70,000 HKD - - Lot. Vendu 137,500 HKD 05 AVRIL 2015 | 10:00 AM HKT HONG [...]

CHRISTIE’S LOT 558 – TRẦN VĂN HÀ

TRAN VAN HA (Vietnamese, B. 1911) Quietude Signed and dated 'TRAN VAN HA: 12.1934' and signed again in Chinese (lower middle) ink and gouache on silk 55 x 97 cm. (22 x 38 in.) Painted in 1934 one seal of the artist Provenance Anon. sale; Christie's Singapore, 27 October 2002, Lot 57 Acquired at the above sale by the present owner -------- Estimate HK$60,000 - HK$80,000 (US$7,800 - US$10,000) Price Realized HK$275,000 (US$35,645) -------- ASIAN 20TH CENTURY ART (31 May 2015) -------- In the late 1920s, a few students at the cole des Beaux-Arts de l'Indochine in Hanoi, Vietnam [...]