Works by artists from Iran, Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon,Syria, Iraq, Sudan, etc. offered in the Bonhams auction. The three expensive works in the auction belonged to Iraqi artists. A work by Iraq artist Kadhim Hayder took first place, earning € 698,739.Jewad Selim’s work "Mother and Child" becoming the second top seller at Bonhams auction, earning € 518,146. Shakir Hassan Al Said took third place, earning €204,516.
Out of the 21 Iranian works presented, 15 were sold for €443,098.
“Zamin Larzeh” by Hossein Zenderoudi took fourth place, earning €189,928.
Untitled Painting by Manouchehr Yekta sold for €61,369.
A work by Hossein Kazemi and a painting by Mohsen Vaziri Moghaddam sold for € 43,918.
A sculpture by Parviz Tanavoli was hammered for €29,375 and a painting by Sedaghat Jabbari went for €23,558.
Sadegh Tabriz's "Two Riding Men" painting sold for 8,900 and another work by this artist entitled "Three Women on Horseback" sold for 7,416.
Massoud Arabshahi's work sold for€ 8,158 and a painting by Behjat Sadr went for 5,933.
Two painting by Sirak Melkonian were sold at € 4,153, and 4,450
Three works by painter Ardeshir Mohasses went under the hammer for € 6,675,2,966, and 2,966.
Also, works by Faramarz Pilaram, Jazeh Tabatabai, Farhad Moshiri, Reza Derakhshani, Nasser Oveisi, Ardeshir Mohasses and Nusratullah Muslimian were not sold in this auction.
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