20th Century & Contemporary Art (Morning Session)

Christie's
Hong Kong

Date of the auction: 26.05.2019

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VU CAO DAM (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1908-2000)

VU CAO DAM (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1908-2000) Amoureux (Lovers) signed ‘vu cao dam’ (lower right) oil on canvas 65 x 54.5 cm. (25 5/8 x 21 ½ in.) Painted circa . 1978 Provenance Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham, California, USA

Lot #: 101

Estimate: HK$100,000 - HK$160,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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VU CAO DAM (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1908-2000)

VU CAO DAM (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1908-2000) Le Bois Fleuri (The Flowery Wood) signed and dated 'vu cao dam '1964' (lower left) oil on canvas 81 x 99.5 cm. (31 7/8 x 39 1/8 in.) Painted in 1964 Provenance Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham, California, USA

Lot #: 102

Estimate: HK$240,000 - HK$320,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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MAI TRUNG THU (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1906-1980)

MAI TRUNG THU (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1906-1980) Mè re et enfant (Mother and Child) signed 'MAI THU' and dated in Chinese '52' (lower left) ink and gouache on silk 69 x 33 cm. (27 1/8 x 13 in.) Painted in 1952 one seal of the artist Provenance Anon. sale, Christie’s Hong Kong, 28 May 2006, lot 64 Acquired

Lot #: 103

Estimate: HK$350,000 - HK$450,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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LE THI LUU (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1911–1988)

LE THI LUU (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1911–1988) Mè re et E nfant (Mother and Child) signed 'le thi luu' (lower right) ink and gouache on silk 63 x 49 cm. (24 3/4 x 19 1/4 in.) Painted circa. 1960 Provenance Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham, California, USA

Lot #: 104

Estimate: HK$300,000 - HK$400,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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LE PHO (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1907-2001)

LE PHO (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1907-2001) La Couture (Sewing) signed in Chinese and signed ‘Le Pho’ (lower right) mixed media on silk laid on board 88 x 114.5 cm. (34 5/8 x 45 1/8 in.) Painted circa. 1956 Provenance Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham, California, USA

Lot #: 105

Estimate: HK$400,000 - HK$500,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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LE PHO (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1907-2001)

LE PHO (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1907-2001) Le Bain de Mer (The Bath at Sea) signed in Chinese and signed 'Le pho' (lower right); titled 'Le bain de mer' (on the reverse) ink and gouache on silk laid on paper 88 x 56.5 cm. (34 5/8 x 22 1/4 in.) Painted circa. 1938 one seal of the artist Provenance Anon

Lot #: 106

Estimate: HK$2,000,000 - HK$3,000,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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LE PHO (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1907-2001)

LE PHO (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1907-2001) Nue (Nude) signed, inscribed and dated 'LE PHO. HANOI.1931' (lower right); signed in Chinese (lower left) oil on canvas 90.5 x 180.5 cm. (35 5/8 x 71 1/8 in.) Painted in 1931 one seal of the artist Provenance Anon. Sale, Sotheby’s, 10 October 2004, lot 127 Acquired

Lot #: 107

Estimate: HK$4,000,000 - HK$6,000,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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NGUYEN PHAN CHANH (VIETNAM, 1892-1984)

NGUYEN PHAN CHANH (VIETNAM, 1892-1984) Le jeu des cases gagnantes (Playing 'Go') signed with pen name 'Hong Nan' and dated in Chinese 'Year 1931' (upper left); inscribed in Chinese (upper middle); ‘Hong Nan’ in Chinese (upper right) ink and gouache on silk 64 x 88 cm. (25 1/4 x 34 5/8 in.) Painted

Lot #: 108

Estimate: HK$2,000,000 - HK$3,000,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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TO NGOC VAN (VIETNAM, 1906-1954)

TO NGOC VAN (VIETNAM, 1906-1954) Les Désabusé es (Disillusionment) signed and dated 'To ngoc Van 1932'; inscribed in Chinese (upper left) ink and gouache on silk 92.5 x 57 cm. (36 3/8 x 22 1/2 in.) Painted in 1932 Provenance Agence Economique de l'Indochine (AGINDO), Paris Private Collection, Paris

Lot #: 109

Estimate: HK$2,000,000 - HK$3,000,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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LUONG XUAN NHI (VIETNAM, 1914-2006)

LUONG XUAN NHI (VIETNAM, 1914-2006) Le P é cheur et Sa Fa mille (Fisherman and Family) signed 'Luong Xuan Nhi' (lower left); signed again, dated and inscribed in Chinese (lower right) ink and gouache on silk 67 x 110 cm. (26 3/8 x 43 1/4 in.) Painted in 1940 one seal of the artist Provenance

Lot #: 110

Estimate: HK$1,000,000 - HK$1,600,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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VU CAO DAM (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1908-2000)

VU CAO DAM (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1908-2000) Le Mandarin (The Mandarin) signed in Chinese and signed ‘vu cao dam’ (lower right) ink and gouache on silk 145.5 x 71 cm. (57 1/8 x 28 in.) Painted in 1942 one seal of the artist Provenance Anon. sale, Sotheby’s Singapore, 4 April 2004 Lot 55 Acquired from the

Lot #: 111

Estimate: HK$1,500,000 - HK$2,000,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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MAI TRUNG THU (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1906-1980)

MAI TRUNG THU (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1906-1980) Le S ommeil (The Sleep) signed and dated 'MAI THU 1938' (upper right) ink and gouache on silk 65 x 54.5 cm. (25 5/8 x 21 1/2 in.) Painted in 1938 one seal of the artist Provenance Anon. Sale, Sotheby’s Singapore, 18 May 2003, lot 102 Acquired from the above

Lot #: 112

Estimate: HK$600,000 - HK$800,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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NGUYEN GIA TRI (VIETNAM, 1908-1993)

NGUYEN GIA TRI (VIETNAM, 1908-1993) Femmes (Ladies) signed 'ng. Tri' (lower left) lacquer on panel 80 x 60 cm. (31 1/2 x 23 5/8 in.) Executed in 1968 Provenance Anon. Sale, Sotheby's Singapore, 12 October2003, lot 95 Acquired from the above sale by the presentowner Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham

Lot #: 113

Estimate: HK$700,000 - HK$900,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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VU CAO DAM (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1908-2000)

VU CAO DAM (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1908-2000) Divinité (Divinity) signed and dated ‘vu cao dam 83’ (lower right) oil on canvas 129 x 95.5 cm. (50 ¾ x 37 5/8 in.) Painted in 1983 Provenance Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham, California, USA

Lot #: 114

Estimate: HK$240,000 - HK$320,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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LE PHO (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1907-2001)

LE PHO (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1907-2001) Composition signed in Chinese and signed ‘Le pho’ (lower right) oil on canvas 114.5 x 146.5 cm. (45 1/8 x 57 5/8 in.) Painted circa. 1972 Provenance Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham, California, USA

Lot #: 115

Estimate: HK$300,000 - HK$400,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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TRAN VAN CAN (VIETNAM, 1910-1994)

TRAN VAN CAN (VIETNAM, 1910-1994) La Jeune Fille (The Vietnamese Girl) signed ‘TCAN 37’ (lower right) oil on canvas 65 x 52.5 cm. (25 5/8 x 20 5/8 in.) Painted in 1937 Provenance Anon. Sale, Sotheby’s Singapore, 12 October 2003, lot 103 Acquired from the above sale by the present owner Collection of

Lot #: 116

Estimate: HK$180,000 - HK$280,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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VU CAO DAM (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1908-2000)

VU CAO DAM (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1908-2000) Femme Agenouillé e (Kneeling Woman) inscribed 'terre cuite, pièce unique' and signed 'vu cao dam' (on the base) terracotta sculpture 29.5 (H) x 28.5 x 31.5 cm. (11 5/8 x 11 1/4 x 12 3/8 in.) (with pedestal) Executed circa. 1940-1945 unique edition Provenance

Lot #: 117

Estimate: HK$260,000 - HK$360,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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LE THI LUU (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1911–1988)

LE THI LUU (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1911–1988) Jeune F ille D ans le J ardin (Young Girl in a Gard en) signed 'le thi luu' (lower right) ink and gouache on silk laid on paper 38 x 29.5 cm. (15 x 11 5/8 in.) Painted circa. 1970 Provenance Gifted by the artist to the original owner, Former President of the

Lot #: 118

Estimate: HK$140,000 - HK$220,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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LE THI LUU (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1911–1988)

LE THI LUU (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1911–1988) La Course à Quatre Pattes (Race on Hands and Knees) signed 'le thi luu' (lower left); titled and inscribed 'La course à quatre pattes 6F 41 x 33 8462' (on the reverse) gouache on silk laid on paper 34 x 42 cm. (13 3/8 x 16 1/2 in.) Painted circa . 1970

Lot #: 119

Estimate: HK$140,000 - HK$220,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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LE THI LUU (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1911–1988)

LE THI LUU (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1911–1988) Jeune F ille aux F leurs (Young Woman with Flowers) signed and dated 'le thi luu 1987' (lower left) ink on paper 32 x 24 cm. (12 5/8 x 9 1/2 in.) Painted in 1987 Provenance Gifted by the artist to the original owner, President of the Vietnamese Students

Lot #: 120

Estimate: HK$30,000 - HK$50,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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NGUYEN GIA TRI (VIETNAM, 1908-1993)

NGUYEN GIA TRI (VIETNAM, 1908-1993) Ladies in the Garden signed ‘ng.Tri’ (lower right) lacquer on panel 135 x 95 cm. (53 1/8 x 37 3/8 in.) Executed circa . 1970s

Lot #: 121

Estimate: HK$380,000 - HK$480,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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PHAM VAN DON (VIETNAM, 1917-2000)

PHAM VAN DON (VIETNAM, 1917-2000) Halong Bay signed 'PH V. DON' (lower left); gallery label attached on the reverse lacquer on panel 40.5 x 60 cm. (16 x 23 5/8 in.) Provenance Private Collection, Japan

Lot #: 122

Estimate: HK$70,000 - HK$90,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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NGUYEN TU NGHIEM (VIETNAM, B. 1922)

NGUYEN TU NGHIEM (VIETNAM, B. 1922) Ancient Dance signed with artist monogram and dated ‘74’ (lower right) lacquer on panel 80 x 95 cm. (30 1/2 x 37 3/8 in.) Executed in 1974

Lot #: 123

Estimate: HK$180,000 - HK$280,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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NGUYEN TRUNG (VIETNAM, B. 1940)

NGUYEN TRUNG (VIETNAM, B. 1940) Mother & Child signed and dated 'n.g. Trung 1999' (lower left) oil on canvas 149 x 149 cm. (58 5/8 x 58 5/8 in.) Painted in 1999 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist

Lot #: 124

Estimate: HK$160,000 - HK$260,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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NGUYEN TRUNG (VIETNAM, B. 1940)

NGUYEN TRUNG (VIETNAM, B. 1940) Blue Buds signed and dated ‘N. Trung 7. 92’ (lower left); signed and dated again, and titled ‘Blue germs’ (on the reverse) oil on canvas 95 x 95 cm. (37 3/8 x 37 3/8 in.) Painted in 1992 Provenance Plum Blossoms Gallery, Hong Kong This work is accompanied by a

Lot #: 125

Estimate: HK$80,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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NGUYEN DO CUNG (VIETNAM, 1912-1977)

NGUYEN DO CUNG (VIETNAM, 1912-1977) The Tiger's Hole signed 'nd Cung', titled 'hang ông c?p' (Tiger's Hole), dated '8/III' (lower right); inscribed 'M?T TR?N AN KHÊ' (AN KHÊ FRONT) (lower left) gouache on paper 38.5 x 51 cm. (15 1/8 x 20 1/8 in.) Painted in 1947

Lot #: 126

Estimate: HK$40,000 - HK$60,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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LE PHO (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1907-2001)

LE PHO (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1907-2001) Deux filles dans le jardin (Two Girls in the Flower Garden) signed in Chinese and signed 'Le pho' (lower left) oil on canvas 115 x 147 cm. (45 1/4 x 57 7/8 in.) Painted circa. 1975 Provenance Wally Findlay Galleries, Palm Beach, USA Acquired from the above by the

Lot #: 127

Estimate: HK$500,000 - HK$700,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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LE PHO (FRANCE/VIETNAM 1907-2001)

LE PHO (FRANCE/VIETNAM 1907-2001) La Lecture (Reading) signed in Chinese and signed 'Le pho' (lower left) oil on canvas 130 x 89.5 cm. (51 1/4 x 35 1/4 in.) Painted circa. 1975 Provenance Wally Findlay Galleries, Chicago Acquired from the above gallery by the previous owner Anon. Sale, Christie's

Lot #: 128

Estimate: HK$380,000 - HK$480,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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LE PHO (VIETNAM, 1907-2001)

LE PHO (VIETNAM, 1907-2001) Woman with Flower signed in Chinese and signed 'Le pho' (lower right) mixed media on silk laid on board 71.5 x 48.5 cm. (28 1/8 x 19 in.) Painted circa. 1960 Provenance Private Collection, USA

Lot #: 129

Estimate: HK$200,000 - HK$300,000

Date: 26 May 2019

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VU CAO DAM (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1908-2000)

VU CAO DAM (FRANCE/VIETNAM, 1908-2000) Maternité (Maternity) signed and dated 'Vu cao dam 77' (lower right); titled 'Maternité', signed and dated again (on the reverse) oil on canvas 79 x 58 cm. (31 1/8 x 22 7/8 in.) Painted in 1977 Provenance Anon. Sale, Christie's New York, 18-19 June 2013, lot 8

Lot #: 130

Estimate: HK$180,000 - HK$280,000

Date: 26 May 2019