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    Sotheby’s Contemporary Asian Art Auction In Hong Kong: Top Lots For The New Collector

    With top historical lots by blue-chip Chinese contemporary artists regularly selling in the millions of dollars, not every aspiring bidder can afford to pack his or her collection with rare pieces by Zhang Xiaogang, Yue Minjun or Liu Ye.
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    Part Two Of A Three-Part “Lots To Watch” Series#

    With top historical lots by blue-chip Chinese contemporary artists regularly selling in the millions of dollars, not every aspiring bidder can afford to pack his or her collection with the rarest pieces by Zhang Xiaogang, Yue Minjun or Liu Ye. Following up our "

    top classic lots to watch#

    " post on Monday, here are our "top lots for the new collector." Still focusing on blue-chip artists, these lots will likely remain comparatively attainable at the Sotheby's auction on April 2, even though particular pieces may find favor with visiting mainland Chinese collectors and see final hammer prices far above high estimates.

    Jing Daily’s top Chinese contemporary art lots

    for the new collector#

    at the upcoming Contemporary Asian Art auction in Hong Kong:

    Zhang Xiaogang - "Bloodline Series" (1997)#

    Lot: 815
    Oil on canvas
    Size: 40 by 30 cm.; 15 3/4 by 11 3/4 in.
    Estimate: HK$1 million-1.5 million (US$128,786-193,179)

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    Zhang Xiaogang - "Bloodline Series: Boy" (2004)#

    Lot: 815a
    Oil on canvas
    Size: 146 by 118.1 cm.; 57 1/2 by 46 1/2 in.
    Estimate: HK$3.5 million-4.5 million (US$450,751-579,537)

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    Yue Minjun - "99 Idol Series No. 43 & 47" (Two Works) (1996)#

    Lot: 820
    Oil on canvas
    Size: 25 by 20 cm.; 9 7/8 by 7 7/8 in. (each)
    Estimate: HK$400,000-500,000 (US$51,517-64,397)

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    Yue Minjun - "Untitled" (2005)#

    Lot: 821
    Oil on canvas
    Size: 100 by 80 cm. 39 3/8 by 31 1/2 in.
    Estimate: HK$1.5 million-2.5 million (US$193,179-321,965)

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    Yue Minjun - "Contemporary Terracotta Warriors No. 6 (two works)" (2005)#

    Numbered 1/25 (3/25)
    Lot: 822
    Bronze
    Size: 290(H) by 43.1 by 48.2 cm.; 114(H) by 17 by 19 in. (each)
    Estimate: HK$1.6 million-2 million (US$206,058-257,572)

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    Jia Aili - "It's Not Only You Who Is Pale (Triptych)" (2007)#

    Lot: 829
    Oil on canvas, painted wooden chair
    Size: 300 by 200 cm.; 118 1/8 by 78 3/4 in. (each)
    Estimate: HK$2.5 million-3.8 million (US$321,965-489,387)

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    Su Xinping - "Fighter"(1998)#

    Lot: 850
    Oil on canvas
    Size: 130 by 97.5 cm.; 51 1/8 by 38 3/8 in.
    Estimate: HK$150,000-250,000 (US$19,318-32,197)

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    Li Shan - "Rouge Series" (1995)#

    Lot: 853
    Silkscreen and oil on canvas
    Size: 109 by 156.4 cm.; 43 by 61 5/8 in.
    Estimate: HK$600,000-700,000 (US$77,271-90,150)

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    Wang Jin - "Bank Note (RMB 10 Cents)" (2007)#

    Lot: 880
    Acrylic on tile
    Size: 64.7 (H) by 65 by 25 1/2 cm.; 25 1/2 (H) by 25 5/8 by 3 5/8 in.
    Estimate: HK$120,000-180,000 (US$15,455-23,181)

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    Liu Wei - "Untitled" (1997)#

    Lot: 889
    Oil and mixed media on paper
    Size: 16.5 by 14.3 cm.; 6 1/2 by 5 5/8 in.
    Estimate: HK$100,000-150,000 (US$12,878-19,317)

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    Feng Zhengjie - "Chinese Portrait Series" (2008)#

    Lot: 885
    Oil on canvas
    Size: 209.5 by 300.3 cm.; 82 1/2 by 118 1/4 in.
    Estimate: HK$700,000-900,000 (US$90,150-115,907)

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    Wang Guangyi - "Great Criticism Series: Swatch" (2005)#

    Lot: 861
    Oil on canvas
    Size: 120 by 150 cm.; 47 1/4 by 59 in.
    Estimate: HK$900,000-1.2 million (US$115,907-193,179)

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    Yang Shaobin - "Toyland" (1994)#

    Lot: 899
    Oil on canvas
    Size: 110.5 by 100 cm.; 43 1/2 by 39 3/8 in.
    Estimate: HK$800,000-1.2 million (US$103,029-154,543)

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    Zeng Fanzhi - "Landscape" (2005)#

    Lot: 903
    Oil on canvas
    Size: 150.5 by 150 cm.; 59 1/4 by 59 in.
    Estimate: HK$1.6 million-2.6 million (US$206,057-334,843)

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