Kudzanai-Violet Hwami

The Egg

Found at POLY, Hong Kong
20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale in association with Phillips, Lot 8
8. Jun - 8. Jun 2021
Estimate: 800.000 - 1.200.000 HKD
Price realised: 1.764.000 HKD
Executed in 2016.
oil and acrylic on canvas
150 × 200 ㎝. (59 × 78 ¾ in.)
signed, titled and dated 'HWAMI '16 "The Egg"' on the reverse

Upper estimate price exceeded by 47 %.

The work The Egg by Kudzanai-Violet Hwami was auctioned at POLY in Hong Kong in June 2021. It achieved a price of HKD 1,764,000.00 (€ 191,616.14), exceeding the upper end of the estimate range by 47%. However, buyers have had to dig much deeper into their pockets for other works by Kudzanai-Violet Hwami - we have observed the highest auction result to date for the work Skye Wanehanda (I), which sold at auction in April 2021 for HKD 3,780,000.00 (€ 404,708.23).

Oberer Schätzpreis um 47 % übertroffen

Die Arbeit The Egg von Kudzanai-Violet Hwami kam im Juni 2021 bei POLY in Hong Kong zur Auktion. Sie erzielte dabei einen Preis von HKD 1.764.000,00 (€ 191.616,14) und übertraf damit das obere Ende der Schätzpreisspanne um 47%. Für andere Arbeiten von Kudzanai-Violet Hwami mussten die Käufer allerdings auch schon deutlich tiefer in die Tasche greifen – das bisher höchste Auktionsergebnis haben wir für die Arbeit Skye Wanehanda (I) beobachtet, die im April 2021 für HKD 3.780.000,00 (€ 404.708,23) versteigert wurde.

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