Auction Preview: Modern Art, Paintings & Chinese Antiques at 888 Auctions, Richmond Hill, Oct 11

What: Modern Art, Paintings & Chinese Antiques

Where: 888 Auctions, 15 – 280 West Beaver Creek Road, Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 3Z1, Canada

When: Oct 11, 6:00 PM GMT

Public Viewing: Mon, Oct 08: 11AM-6PM, Tue, Oct 09: 11AM-6PM, Wed, Oct 10: 11AM-6PM, Thu, Oct 11: 11AM-1PM

Top Lots of the Sale:

– “Chinese Imperial Spinach Jade” – Carved Dragon seal, of square seal section, surmounted by a crouching Chilong, carved with Chinese characters in seal script on sides of body, six-character Yong Zheng Yu Bi Zhi Bao on seal face. Measured at 10.5x10x10 cm, 2339 grams. Estimated Price: $250,000 – $500,000

– “Untitled” – Milton Resnick (American 1917-2004); Oil on Canvas,¬† abstract expressionist painting; signed and attr. Milton Resnick. Measured at 20×16 inch (50.8×40.64 cm). Estimated Price: $18,000 – $25,000

– “Chinese Brown Jade” – Carved Dragon seal of square seal section, surmounted by a crouching dragon, four Chinese character in seal script on seal face. Measured at 8.5x11x11 cm, 1963 grams. Estimated Price: $10,000 – $15,000

– “Windsor Castle” – Sir Winston Churchill, UK (1874-1965); Oil on canvas painting. Signed and attr. Winston Churchill with artist name inscribed, verso. Measured at 14×24 in. (35.5×61 cm). Estimated Price: $8,500 – $10,500

– “Chinese imperial style Yangcai glazed double-wall porcelain reticulated fish vase” – Baluster form body with narrowed neck, painted with flowers and fishes, with reticulated carving on outer surface, six-character Qing dynasty Qianlong mark on base, with customized wood base. Measured at 42×25 cm. Estimated Price: $8,000 – $12,000

– “Statue of Liberty” – Leroy Neiman (American, 1921-2012); Acrylic on paper. Signed and attr on the lower right corner. Measured at 16×11 in. (40.6×27.9 cm). Estimated Price: $7,000 – $9,000

– “Mountainous landscape and village along the river” – Li Keran (Chinese, 1907-1989); Watercolor and ink on paper, hanging scroll, signed and attr. Li Keran inscribed with 2 artist seals, with comment written by Zhu Jingyang. Measured at 69×39.5 cm. Estimated Price: $7,000 – $9,000

– “A Portrait of Lovers” – Marc Chagall, French (1887 – 1985); Gouache on board. Signed and attr. on the lower left corner. Original invoice from 1979 stamped on verso, in German and French. Measured at 35×25 cm (13.8×9.8 in.). Estimated Price: $7,000 – $9,000

– “Surreal scene of man with bowler hat” – Rene Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967); Oil on canvas painting. Signed and attr. on the lower left corner with gallery stamped on verso. Accompanied with a certificate of authenticity. Measured at 30×25 cm (11.8×9.8 inches). Estimated Price: $7,000 – $9,000

– “Splashing mountainous landscape and hermit” – Zhang Daqian (Chinese, 1899-1983); Watercolor and ink on paper, hanging scroll, signed and attr., inscribed with 2 artist seals. Measured at 90×42 cm. Estimated Price: $7,000 – $9,000

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