RESULTS | Modern & Contemporary Art

Dubai

 

Modern & Contemporary Art Evening

 Dubai, Tuesday 18th October 2016, Sale 1244

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

95 lots sold

Total: $6,473,250 / AED23,769,774

84% sold by lot

113 lots offered

$1 = AED 3.672

95% sold by value

Lot

Description

Estimate (£)

Price Realised

Buyer

52

Shafic Abboud (Lebanese, 1926-2004),

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

Les années de l'oiseau, Painted in 1979.

120,000 - 180,000

$391,500

AED1,437,588

Anonymous

22

Charles Hossein Zenderoudi (French, born in Iran 1937),

De Chaque Côté, Les Etoiles Fusent, Painted in 1977.

120,000 - 180,000

$307,500

AED1,129,140

Anonymous

61

Mahmoud Saïd (Egyptian, 1897-1964),

Le vieux cheikh, Painted in 1927.

120,000 - 180,000

$307,500

AED1,129,140

Anonymous

64

Hussein Bicar (Egyptian, 1912-2002),

Harvest I, Painted in 1984.

60,000 - 80,000

$247,500

AED908,820

Anonymous

33

Dia Al-Azzawi (Iraqi, b. 1939),

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

Arsak Mowt (Your Wedding is Death), Painted in 1970.

60,000 - 80,000

$235,500 AED864,756

Anonymous

65

Hussein Bicar (Egyptian, 1912-2002),

Harvest II, Painted in 1984.

60,000 - 80,000

$211,500

AED776,628

Anonymous

84

Farhad Moshiri (Iranian, b. 1963),

2 Flamingos, Executed in 2008.

100,000 - 150,000

$199,500

AED732,564

Anonymous

112

Abdul Qader Al-Rais (Emirati, b. 1951),

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE ARTIST

Zaman: A View from the First Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons Shop, 2016.

80,000 - 100,000

$160,000

AED587,520

Anonymous

4

Faramarz Pilaram (Iranian, 1937-1982),

WORLD AUCTION RECORD FOR THE MEDIUM

Untitled (Composition 3), Executed circa early 1960s.

100,000 - 150,000

$150,000

AED550,800

Anonymous

76

Parviz Tanavoli (Iranian, b. 1937),

Heech, Executed in 2002

150,000 - 200,000

$150,000 AED550,800

Anonymous

 

* Please see separate post-sale press release for comment

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Next Sale: Important Watches – 19 October 2016, Dubai.

Estimates do not include buyer’s premium.

Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, third-party financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

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*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and are reported net of applicable fees.