20th Century & Contemporary Art (Morning Session)

Christie's
Hong Kong

Date of the auction: 24.11.2019

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VU CAO DAM (1908-2000)

VU CAO DAM (1908-2000) L'amoureux de jade (The Jade Lover) signed and dated 'vu cao dam 69' (lower left); inscribed 'l'amoureux de jade Vu cao dam' and signed in Chinese (on the reverse) oil on canvas 73.5 x 60.5 cm. (28 7/8 x 23 7/8 in.) Painted in 1969 Provenance Wally Findlay Galleries, New York

Lot #: 101

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$180,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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VU CAO DAM (1908-2000)

VU CAO DAM (1908-2000) Les fiancés (The Betrothed) signed and dated 'Vu cao dam 72' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'vu cao dam 1972 les fiances' and signed in Chinese (on the reverse) oil on canvas 35 x 27 cm. (13 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.) Painted in 1972 Provenance Wally Findlay Galleries, New

Lot #: 102

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

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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MAI TRUNG THU (1906-1980)

MAI TRUNG THU (1906-1980) La lecture (Reading) signed 'MAI THU' and dated in Chinese '56' (upper left) ink and gouache on silk in the original frame by the artist 17 x 23 cm. (6 3/4 x 9 in.) Painted in 1956 one seal of the artist Provenance Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 22 June 2005, lot 416

Lot #: 103

Estimate: HK$100,000 - HK$150,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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MAI TRUNG THU (1906-1980)

MAI TRUNG THU (1906-1980) Le rêve (The Dream) signed 'MAI THU' and dated in Chinese '71' (upper left) ink and gouache on silk in the original frame by the artist 17.5 x 21 cm. (6 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.) Painted in 1971 one seal of the artist Provenance Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham, California, USA

Lot #: 104

Estimate: HK$100,000 - HK$150,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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MAI TRUNG THU (1906-1980)

MAI TRUNG THU (1906-1980) Les deux femmes (The Two Ladies) signed and dated 'MAI THU 1943' (lower right) ink and gouache on silk 54 x 45 cm. (21 1/4 x 17 3/4 in.) Painted in 1943 one seal of the artist Provenance Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham, California, USA

Lot #: 105

Estimate: HK$400,000 - HK$600,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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MAI TRUNG THU (1906-1980)

MAI TRUNG THU (1906-1980) Nu (Nude) signed 'MAI THU' and dated in Chinese '70' (upper right) ink and gouache on silk in the original frame by the artist 47 x 70 cm. (18 1/2 x 27 1/2 in.) Painted in 1970 one seal of the artist Provenance Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham, California, USA

Lot #: 106

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

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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NGUYEN PHAN CHANH (1892-1984)

NGUYEN PHAN CHANH (1892-1984) La femme dans la rizière (The Woman in the Rice Field) signed and dated 'Ng ph. Chanh 1936' and signed 'Hong Nan' in Chinese (lower left); inscribed in Chinese '1936 Summer Painted by Nguyen Phan Chanh Hong Nan' (middle left) ink and gouache on silk 56 x 37 cm. (22 x 14

Lot #: 107

Estimate: HK$1,200,000 - HK$1,800,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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LE PHO (1907-2001)

LE PHO (1907-2001) Femme assise (Sitting Lady) signed in Chinese (lower right) ink and gouache on silk 73.5 x 47 cm (28 7/8 x 18 1/2 in.) Painted in 1934 one seal of the artist Provenance A gift of the artist to Orsolla Gugielmi (1888-1968), Auguste Tholance´s spouse Anon. Sale, Christie's Hong

Lot #: 108

Estimate: HK$1,200,000 - HK$1,800,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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VU CAO DAM (1908-2000)

VU CAO DAM (1908-2000) Couple signed and dated 'Vu cao dam 1945' (lower right) ink and gouache on silk 35 x 27.5 cm. (13 3/4 x 10 7/8 in.) Painted in 1945 Provenance A gift of the artist to his close friend, Doctor Tin Doan, Troyes, France Anon. Sale, Sotheby's Singapore, 22 October 2006, lot 78

Lot #: 109

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

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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LE PHO (1907-2001)

LE PHO (1907-2001) Les poissons rouges (Goldfish) signed 'Le pho' and signed in Chinese (lower right) ink and gouache on silk 52 x 69.5 cm. (20 1/2 x 27 3/8 in.) Painted circa. 1940 one seal of the artist Provenance Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham, California, USA

Lot #: 110

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

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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LE PHO (1907-2001)

LE PHO (1907-2001) La mère et l'enfant aux dahlias (Mother and Child with Dahlias) signed in Chinese and signed again 'Le pho' (lower right) mixed media on silk laid on board 64 x 90.5 cm. (25 1/4 x 35 5/8 in.) Painted circa. 1960 Provenance Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham, California, USA

Lot #: 111

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

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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LE PHO (1907-2001)

LE PHO (1907-2001) Le printemps (Spring) signed in Chinese and signed 'Le Pho' (lower right); titled 'Le Printemps' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 131 x 97 cm. (51 5/8 x 38 1/4 in.) Painted circa. 1972 Provenance Wally Findlay Galleries, New York, USA Acquired from the above by the previous owner

Lot #: 112

Estimate: HK$250,000 - HK$350,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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LE PHO (1907-2001)

LE PHO (1907-2001) Fleurs (Flowers) signed in Chinese and signed 'Le pho' (lower right) oil on canvas 62 x 47 cm. (24 3/8 x 18 1/2 in.) Painted circa. 1972 Provenance Wally Findlay Galleries, USA Acquired from the above by the previous owner Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham, California, USA

Lot #: 113

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$180,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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DO QUANG EM (B. 1942)

DO QUANG EM (B. 1942) Woman with Oil Lamp signed and dated 'DO QUANG EM 1972' (upper left); signed, dated and inscribed 'DO QUANG EM 1972 611/61 PHAN THAH GIAN SAIGON VIETNAM' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 99 x 78.5 cm. (39 x 30 7/8 in.) Painted in 1972 Provenance Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham

Lot #: 114

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$70,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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VU CAO DAM (1908-2000)

VU CAO DAM (1908-2000) Bouddha (Buddha) signed, dated and inscribed 'vu cao dam Vence 54' (lower right) oil on panel 61 x 40.5 cm. (24 x 16 in.) Painted in 1954 Provenance Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham, California, USA

Lot #: 115

Estimate: HK$250,000 - HK$350,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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VU CAO DAM (1908-2000)

VU CAO DAM (1908-2000) Jeune fille à la coiffure (Young Girl and her Hairstyle) titled, signed and dated 'Jeune fille a la coiffure Vu cao dam 64' and signed in Chinese (on the reverse) oil on canvas 61.5 x 50 cm. (24 1/4 x 19 5/8 in.) Painted in 1964 Provenance Collection of Mr Tuan H Pham

Lot #: 116

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$180,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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LE PHO (1907-2001)

LE PHO (1907-2001) Les Teinturières signed in Chinese and signed 'Le pho' (lower left) ink and gouache on silk 41.5 x 32 cm. (16 1/4 x 12 1/2 in.) Painted circa. 1945 Provenance Galerie Art Français, Paris, France Anon. Sale, Sotheby's Singapore, 16 April 2006, lot 88 Acquired at the above sale by

Lot #: 117

Estimate: HK$1,000,000 - HK$1,800,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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LE PHO (1907-2001)

LE PHO (1907-2001) Les Poppies aux Feuilles Mortes (Poppies and dried leaves) signed ‘Le Pho’ and signed in Chinese (lower right) mixed media on silk laid on board 35.5 x 24 cm.(14 x 9 ½ in.) Painted circa. 1956 Provenance Private Collection, USA

Lot #: 118

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$70,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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LE PHO (1907-2001)

LE PHO (1907-2001) Les Pieds d ’ Alouette (Alouette ’ s Plant) signed ‘Le Pho’ and signed in Chinese (lower left) mixed media on silk laid on board 35 x 25 cm. (13 ¾ x 9 7/8 in.) Painted circa. 1956 Provenance Private Collection, USA

Lot #: 119

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$70,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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VU CAO DAM (1908-2000)

VU CAO DAM (1908-2000) Jeune Fille (Young Lady) signed and dated 'vu cao dam 64' (lower right) mixed media on panel 41 x 33 cm. (16 1/8 x 13 in.) Painted in 1964 Provenance Private Collection, USA

Lot #: 120

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

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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VU CAO DAM (1908-2000)

VU CAO DAM (1908-2000) La Promenade (The Promenade) signed and dated ‘Vu cao dam 66’ (lower right) oil on canvas 35 x 27.5 cm. (13 ¾ x 10 7/8 in.) Painted in 1966 Provenance Private Collection, USA

Lot #: 121

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

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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HOANG TICH CHU (1912-2003)

HOANG TICH CHU (1912-2003) Vietnamese Landscape signed and inscribed 'Ht chu 1/55' (lower right); signed and dated '55 Chu' (lower right) lacquer on board; & pencil on paper lacquer on board: 86 x 65 cm. (33 7/8 x 25 5/8 in.) pencil on paper: 24.5 x 19.5 cm. (9 5/8 x 7 5/8 in.) Executed in 1955

Lot #: 122

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

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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NGUYEN TU NGHIEM (B. 1922)

NGUYEN TU NGHIEM (B. 1922) Ancient Dance signed 'nge 89' (upper right) lacquer on board 30 x 45.5 cm. (11 3/4 x 17 7/8 in.) Painted in 1989

Lot #: 123

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

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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NGUYEN TRUNG (B. 1940)

NGUYEN TRUNG (B. 1940) Woman with Mirror signed 'ng Trung 91' (upper right) oil on canvas 100 x 100 cm. (39 3/4 x 39 3/4 in.) Painted in 1991 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner Private Collection, USA

Lot #: 124

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

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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NGUYEN TRUNG (B. 1940)

NGUYEN TRUNG (B. 1940) Vach Nau (Brown Line) signed and dated 'ng trung 99' (lower right); titled and inscribed 'VÁCH NÂU 1M X 1 ch?t li?u phôi h?p (mixed media)', signed and dated again (on the reverse) mixed media on canvas 100 x 100 cm. (39 3/4 x 39 3/4 in.) Executed in 1999 Provenance Acquired

Lot #: 125

Estimate: HK$60,000 - HK$80,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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LE THI LUU (1911-1988)

LE THI LUU (1911-1988) Pivoines (Peonies) signed ‘le thi luu’ (lower right) ink and gouache on silk 35.5 x 27 cm. (14 x 10 5/8 in.) Painted in 1970 one seal of the artist

Lot #: 126

Estimate: HK$100,000 - HK$150,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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LE THI LUU (1911-1988)

LE THI LUU (1911-1988) La Confidence (Women Confiding) signed ‘leluu’ (lower right) ink and gouache on silk 41.5 x 33 cm. (16 3/8 x 13 in.) Painted circa. 1938

Lot #: 127

Estimate: HK$400,000 - HK$600,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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LE THI LUU (1911-1988)

LE THI LUU (1911-1988) Jardin d'Hiver (Winter Garden) signed ‘le thi luu’ (lower left) oil on canvas 65 x 92 cm. (25 5/8 x 36 1/4 in.) Painted in 1964

Lot #: 128

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$180,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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LE THI LUU (1911-1988)

LE THI LUU (1911-1988) Portrait de Mme Anh Tran (Portrait of Ms Anh Tran) signed ‘le thi luu’ (lower left) gouache on silk 65.5 x 54.5 cm. (25 3/4 x 21 1/2 in.) Painted in 1980

Lot #: 129

Estimate: HK$400,000 - HK$600,000

Date: 24 Nov 2019

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MAI TRUNG THU (1906-1980)

MAI TRUNG THU (1906-1980) Portrait de Ngo Manh Duc (Portrait of Ngo Manh Duc) signed and dated ‘MAI THU 1942’ (lower left) pencil on paper 19 x 12.5 cm. (7 1/2 x 4 7/8 in.) Painted in 1942 one seal of the artist Provenance Gift from the artist to the present owner

Lot #: 130

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

Date: 24 Nov 2019