Georgette Chen

Paysage De Chine Avec Sampans (China Landscape With Sampans)

Found at Sothebys, Hong Kong
— Evening Sale, Lot 132
5. Apr - 5. Apr 2014
Estimate: 800.000 - 1.500.000 HKD
Price realised: 2.560.000 HKD
Georgette Chen
1907-1993
PAYSAGE DE CHINE AVEC SAMPANS (CHINA LANDSCAPE WITH SAMPANS)
Signed
Oil on canvas
92 by 92 cm.; 36 1/4 by 36 1/4 in.
Executed CIRCA 1950s
Private Collection, Geneva (Acquired in the 1980s) | Thence by descent to the Present Owner

Upper estimate price exceeded by 71 %.

The work Paysage De Chine Avec Sampans (China Landscape With Sampans) by Georgette Chen was sold in the — Evening Sale auction at Sothebys in Hong Kong in April 2014. The »bidding war« ended at HKD 2,560,000.00 (€ 238,096.61), 71% above the upper estimate. Admittedly, works by Georgette Chen have also been auctioned for a multiple of this price - according to our records, the highest result so far was achieved by the work Still Life with Big Durian in May this year with an auction result of HKD 14,290,000.00 (€ 1,712,814.91).

Oberer Schätzpreis um 71 % übertroffen

Die Arbeit Paysage De Chine Avec Sampans (China Landscape With Sampans) von Georgette Chen wurde im April 2014 in der Auktion — Evening Sale bei Sothebys in Hong Kong versteigert. Das »Bietergefecht« endete beim Preis von HKD 2.560.000,00 (€ 238.096,61) und damit 71% über dem oberen Schätzpreis. Freilich wurden Arbeiten von Georgette Chen auch schon für ein Vielfaches dieses Preises versteigert – das bisher höchste Ergebnis erzielte nach unseren Aufzeichnungen die Arbeit Still Life with Big Durian im Mai diesen Jahres mit einem Auktionsergebnis von HKD 14.290.000,00 (€ 1.712.814,91).

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