Update: 06:51 | 06/05/2018
From a starting bid of 120,000 USD, the lacquer painting titled
The painting contains typical features of a lacquer artwork: flatness, shine, clarity
It sets the record for the highest price paid for art at an auction in the country, according to Chon’s Auction House.
Experts acknowledged that
“In my opinion, the economic value of the painting will only increase with time,” said art expert Tran Quoc Hung.
The painting on the auction website.
“The painting contains typical features of a lacquer artwork: flatness, shine, clarity
Huyen’s son, Nguyen Gia Luong, inherited the painting which he had sold to a collector in Hanoi. Businessman Nguyen Phan Huy Khoi bought the painting at the auction.