Thursday 03 December 2020
News ID: 84308
Publish Date: 30 October 2020 - 21:48
TEHRAN (HONARONLINE)- The Sotheby’s 20th Century Oriental Art Auction has been held online due to the Corona virus epidemic.
The Sotheby’s 20th Century Oriental Art Auction was held online from October 20 to 27 due to the Corona virus epidemic, with 23 Iranian works at the auction selling 1,011,024 ponds accounting for nearly half of total sales dedicated to this period of Sotheby’s auction. The most valuable works of the twentieth century Middle Eastern art auction.
The most expensive Sotheby’s auction was a sculpture by Egyptian artist Mahmoud Mukhtar, which sold for a record 2,352,800 but the next auction places were reserved for Iranian artists.
Hossein Zande Roudi’s calligraphy sold for 277,200 at double the bid price and came in second place with the most expensive Sotheby’s online auction. But the main excitement of this auction period was dedicated to the works of Bahman Mohasses.
Although a lesser-known painting by the artist with a base price of 70 to 90 thousands was the third most expensive work at the auction, a sculpture by Mohasses with a base price of 35 to 45 thousands with six times the bid price of 252,000 Hammered to make it the third most expensive work sold in the Sotheby’s online auction.
In this period of Sotheby’s Middle East 20th Century Iranian Art Auction, 23 Iranian works out of 28 were sold. A work by Faramarz Pilaram sold for 52,920 and two abstract paintings by Manouchehr Yektai sold for 44,100 and. 32,760. From the late Sohrab Sepehri Sotheby’s auction presented 4 small works in the online auction of, which sold for 23.940, 16.380, 11.970 and 11.340 pounds.
A photograph by Shirin Neshat for 20,160 and two paintings by Hassan Ghaemi for 17,640 and 10,080 were hammered, too.

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