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Looking Back | The Hong Kong Watch Auction: TWO

In May 2016, Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo, held its second sale of watches in Hong Kong, achieving the highest results for any watch auction held in Asia this season. Take a look back at our Hong Kong Watch Auction: TWO. We are currently inviting consignments for our Hong Kong Watch Auction: THREE, set to take place 29 November 2016.

Tags: Watches , Patek Philippe , Rolex

  • Looking Back | The Hong Kong Watch Auction: TWO

    In May 2016, Phillips in Association with Bacs & Russo, held its second sale of watches in Hong Kong…

  • Francesco Bonami: Considering Italian Post-War Identity

    Works by Michelangelo Pistoletto, Mimmo Rotella, and Domenico Gnoli reveal how seminal post-war Ital…

  • Rudolf Stingel: Texture as Disruption

    "Both the celotex and the carpet painting see Rudolf Sitngel challenging the definition of authorshi…

  • Joan Miró: Finding Peace in the Primal

    Two works made 40 years apart by the multi-disciplinary master Joan Miró recall the artist's interes…

  • 20th Century & Contemporary Art | London | June 2016

    20th Century. Contemporary. Now. Our June auctions in London offer a fresh perspective on the bold-f…

  • Jewels | New York | June 2016

    Shimmer. Sparkle. Shine. With a sophisticated focus, our Jewels sales attract both seasoned collecto…

  • Design | New York | June 2016

    Timeless. Accessible. Exceptional. By Design. Our June Design sale features French Mid-Century, Amer…

  • Evening & Day Editions | London | June 2016

    Defining Editions. Our spring Editions auction in London is a showcase of museum-quality artist prin…

  • The Hong Kong Watch Auction: TWO

    “The Hong Kong Watch Auction: TWO contains some of the rarest and most sought after pieces available…

  • Carmen Herrera: An Understated Rigor

    Unlike Barnett Newman or Leon Polk Smith, Carmen Herrera’s geometric abstraction does not have a spi…

  • Cildo Meireles: Material Interventions

    Things are rarely as they seem in Cildo Meireles’ work. At first glance, the work appears to be simp…

  • Latin America | May 2016 | New York

    The art of Latin America represents the rich and varied histories, politics and geographies of the r…

  • Photographs | May 2016 | London

    Storyteller. Artist. Creator. Visionary. Our Spring Photographs auction in London brings together so…

  • Brice Marden’s ‘Star (for Patti Smith)’: Aura in the Abstract

    In the early 1970’s, Brice Marden was exploring the idea of how to make an abstract picture convey s…

  • Seeing Red: Marlene Dumas' 'Night Nurse'

    Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art Jean-Paul Engelen presents this provocative work from our 20th Ce…

  • Jean Dubuffet's 'Barbe de rites': Disruption in Disguise

    Worldwide Head of 20th Century Art Hugues Joffre presents this masterful and innovative work from ou…

  • 20th Century & Contemporary Art | New York | May 2016

    20th Century. Contemporary. Now. Our Spring 20th Century & Contemporary Art auctions in New York off…

  • Time for Design | London | April 2016

    Time for Design. Rediscovered masterworks are brought to light and lead our spring auctions dedicate…

  • Evening & Day Editions | New York | April 2016

    Our Day & Evening Editions auctions bring a fresh focus to some of the world’s most exciting and rec…

  • Expert’s Guide: Aurel Bacs Presents START-STOP-RESET: 88 Epic Stainless Steel Chronographs

    Phillips's Senior Consultant, Aurel Bacs presents highlights from our spring thematic sale dedicated…

  • Expert’s Guide: Aurel Bacs Presents The Geneva Watch Auction: THREE

    Phillips’ Senior Consultant Aurel Bacs presents highlights from our next various owners collectors' …

  • New Now | London | April 2016

    Fresh. Dynamic. Now. After a successful launch in December, we're excited to stage our second New No…

  • Photographs | New York | April 2016

    Fact. Fiction. Fantasy. Reality. Our Spring Photographs sale explores the duality inherent in a phot…

  • Contemporary Art Evening & Day Sales- October 2015

    Phillips presents the Contemporary Art Evening & Day Sales- October 2015 in London.

  • In Conversation with Matt Carey-Williams on the Contemporary Art Evening Sale, October 2015

    Deputy Chairman of Europe and Asia Matt Carey-Williams presents his highlights from 'In Pursuit of B…

  • Frank Auerbach ‘Tower Blocks Hampstead Road’, 2007

    Matt Langton, 20th Century & Contemporary Art Specialist, discusses Frank Auerbach's 'Tower Blocks H…

  • Howard Hodgkin ‘Rhode Island’, 2000-2002

    Matt Langton, 20th Century & Contemporary Art Specialist, discusses Howard Hodgkin's 'Rhode Island',…

  • Beyond the Canvas: Radical Materialism and Piero Manzoni's 'Achrome'

    One of the most radical artists of the 50's and early 60's, Piero Manzoni sought to achieve abstract…

  • Pierre Soulages: Master of Black and Light

    The two key elements that run throughout Pierre Soulages' work: light and color. Here, we're talking…

  • Phillips | Spring 2016

    As we usher in a new season a Phillips we look forward to what's ahead. Our international sales and …

  • New Now | New York | February 2016

    Phillips presents the New Now Evening & Day Sales on 29 February in New York.

  • Eileen Gray ‘Important folding ‘Brick’ screen’, circa 1925

    Eileen Gray ‘Important folding ‘Brick’ screen’, circa 1925 from our Modern Masters: Design Evening S…

  • Willem de Kooning 'Untitled XXVIII', 1977

    "This painting is the complex and brilliant culmination of de Kooning's years observing and internal…

  • 20th Century & Contemporary Art | London | February 2016

    Phillips presents the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening & Day Sales on 9 -10 February in Londo…

  • A Look Back: The Hong Kong Watch Auction: ONE

    Take a look back at our inaugural watches auction in Hong Kong as Phillips' Sam Hines and Jill Chen …

  • Lucio Fontana 'Concetto Spaziale, Attese', 1964

    Curator Franceso Bonami presents Lucio Fontana's 'Concetto Spaziale, Attese', 1964, to be offered in…

  • Doris Salcedo - Untitled, 1992

    Henry Allsop, Worldwide Head of Latin American Art, discusses Doris Salcedo's important untitled scu…

  • Evening & Day Editions | London | January 2016

    Phillips presents the Evening & Day Editions sale on 21 January in London.

  • Cy Twombly 'Untitled', 2006

    In conversation with Deputy Chairman of Europe and Asia Matt Carey-Williams on Cy Twombly's 'Untitle…

  • In Conversation with Henry Highley on the Contemporary Art Day Sale, October 2015

    Head of Contemporary Art Day Sale Henry Highley presents his highlights from 'In Pursuit of Beauty':…

  • Alexander Calder 'Untitled', circa 1941

    Alexander Calder's 'Untitled', circa 1941 to be offered in our 20th Century & Contemporary Art Eveni…

  • John Chamberlain 'Bullwinkle', 1961

    John Chamberlain's 'Bullwinkle', 1961 to be offered in our 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening S…

  • Le Corbusier 'Femme rouge et pelote verte', 1932

    Le Corbusier's 'Femme rouge et pelote verte', 1932 to be offered in our 20th Century & Contemporary…

  • Brigitte Lacombe: Complicities

    Phillips presents Brigitte Lacombe: Complicities, celebrating the work of internationally acclaimed …

  • Michelangelo Pistoletto 'Gruppo di persone', 1962

    Michelangelo Pistoletto's 'Gruppo di persone', 1962 to be offered in our 20th Century & Contemporary…

  • Diane Arbus 'Identical Twins, Roselle, N.J.', 1967

    "Her point of view was to keep the subject as it was, and rather rearrange herself..."London Photogr…

  • Bruce Nauman 'Hanging Heads # 1 (Blue Andrew, Mouth Open / Red Julie with Cap)', 1989

    Bruce Nauman 'Hanging Heads # 1 (Blue Andrew, Mouth Open / Red Julie with Cap)', 1989

  • Aurel Bacs Presents Highlights from The Geneva Watch Auction: TWO

    "This is a watch that Paul Newman dreams are made of. " Aurel Bacs shares his highlights from our Fa…

  • Francis Bacon 'Seated Woman', 1961

    Phillips' Deputy Chairman of Europe & Asia Matt Carey-Williams presents Francis Bacon's 'Seated Woma…

  • Sarah Lucas 'Wichser Schicksal (Wanker Destiny)', 1999

    Sarah Lucas 'Wichser Schicksal (Wanker Destiny)', 1999

  • Phillips Presents: Property from A Private American Collection, Spring 2015

    Embodying the qualities of timelessness, conceptual rigor and enduring beauty, the Private American …

  • Sigmar Polke 'Carnival', 1979

    Sigmar Polke 'Carnival', 1979

  • Property from A Private American Collection: Giuseppe Penone

    Giuseppe Penone 'Idee di pietra', 2003-07

  • Raqib Shaw 'Arrival of the Horse King from the series Paradise Lost', 2011-2012

    Raqib Shaw 'Arrival of the Horse King from the series Paradise Lost', 2011-2012

  • Property from A Private American Collection: John Chamberlain

    American sculptor John Chamberlain is credited with transporting Abstract Expressionism into the

  • Andreas Gursky 'Chicago, Mercantile Exchange', 1997

    Andreas Gursky 'Chicago, Mercantile Exchange', 1997

  • Brice Marden 'Elements (Hydra)', 1999-2000/2001

    Brice Marden’s 'Elements (Hydra)', 1999–2001, is the culmination of his decades-long evolution as a

  • Property from A Private American Collection: Alighiero Boetti 'Mappa', circa 1988

    “The sons of Adam are limbs of each other / Having been created of one essence,” so reads the Persia…

  • Phillips Presents: Property from A Private American Collection: Ed Ruscha

    "I'm not really painting mountains, but an idea of mountains." Ed Ruscha’s text-based paintings have…

  • Jean Michel Basquiat 'Krong Thip (Torso)', 1983

    Perhaps best known for his derivative street style, 'Krong Thip (Torso)', 1983 is a rare example of …

  • In Conversation with Francesco Bonami on 'The Great Wonderful: 100 Years of Italian Art'

    Curator Francesco Bonami on the genesis of Phillips' 'The Great Wonderful: 100 Years of Italian Art'…

  • Phillips Watches: Overview

    Aurel Bacs introduces the team, and describes what distinguishes Phillips Watches from its' competit…

  • Phillips Watches: Day- Date

    Phillips Watches presents The Day- Date Sale, 9 May 2015, Geneva.

  • Phillips Watches: Owner-Brand Sale

    Phillips Watches presents The Owner- Brand Sale, 10 May 2015, Geneva.

  • JEAN PROUVÉ '6 x 9' demountable house, 1944-1945

    "Architecture should leave no trace on the landscape." Jean Prouvé's 6 x 9 demountable house is an i…

  • HIROSHI SUGIMOTO - 'LAKE SUPERIOR, CASCADE RIVER', 1995

    Phillips presents Hiroshi Sugimoto's 'Lake Superior, Cascade River', 1995 in New York's Photographs …

  • JAC LEIRNER 'Nomes (Names)', 1989

    Director of Latin American Art Laura Gonzalez discusses 'Nomes (Names)', 1989 from our 24 November L…

  • [Trailer] Phillips Presents Latin American Art - November 2014

  • ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE 'Self-Portrait', 1983

    Lou Proud, Head of Photographs, London speaks about Robert Mapplethorpe's fierce 'Self-Portrait' fro…

  • IRVING PENN 'The Hand of Miles Davis (C), New York', 1986

    Lou Proud, Head of Photographs, London tells the story behind the creation of the photograph 'The Ha…

  • MARK ROTHKO 'Untitled', 1959

    Contemporary Art specialist Benjamin Godsill on Mark Rothko's 'Untitled', 1959 from our 13 November …

  • HANS HOFMANN 'Orchestral Dominance in Green', 1954

    Worldwide Co-Head Of Contemporary Art David Georgiades on Hans Hofmann's 'Orchestral Dominance in Gr…

  • FRANK STELLA 'Concentric Square', 1966

    Contemporary Art Senior Specialist Zach Miner discusses Frank Stella's 'Concentric Square', 1966. fr…

  • JULIE MEHRETU 'Stadia Excerpt (a small resurgence)', 2004

    Contemporary Art specialist Benjamin Godsill discusses Mehretu's 'Stadia Excerpt (a small resurgence…

  • DANH VO 'We the People (detail)', 2011

    Benjamin Godsill, Contemporary Art Specialist discusses Vo's groundbreaking initiative to recreate t…

  • [Trailer] Phillips Presents the New York Contemporary Art Evening and Day Sales - November 2014

    Produced by Phillips (2014)

  • Introducing Phillips European Headquarters at 30 Berkeley Square

    This fall heralds the opening of our new state-of-the-art flagship galleries and saleroom in the hea…

  • Phillips Presents 'A Very Short History of Contemporary Sculpture' Curated by Francesco Bonami

    Comprising of highlights from the inaugural Contemporary Art Evening Sale, works for private sale an…

  • MARTIN KIPPENBERGER 'UNTITLED (FROM THE SERIES KRIEG BÖSE/WAR WICKED', 1991

    Henry Allsopp, Senior Specialist and Director of Contemporary Art explains why Martin Kippenberger's…

  • JEFF KOONS 'JIM BEAM - OBSERVATION CAR', 1986

    Svetlana Marich, Deputy Chairman & Co-Head of Contemporary Art, Europe discusses Jeff Koons Jim Beam…

  • The Fall 2014 Season Begins: Under the Influence New York

    Summer is over. The season begins September 16th with Under The Influence in New York.

  • PADDLES ON! In Conversation with Michael Manning

    We visit artist Michael Manning on site of his show at Retrospective Gallery in Hudson, New York to …

  • PADDLES ON! In Conversation with James Bridle

    We sit down with James Bridle at his studio at Eyebeam Art + Technology Center in New York City to d…

  • PADDLES ON! In Conversation with Sara Ludy

    We sit down with artist Sara Ludy in New York City to discuss her Projection Monitor series in which…

  • LYGIA CLARK 'Bicho parafuso sem fim', 1960

    Laura Gonzalez, the Head of the Latin America Sale, further contextualizes 'Bicho' here both as part…

  • CARLOS CRUZ-DIEZ 'Physichromie No. 651', 1973

    Laura Gonzalez, the Head of the Latin America sale discusses Cruz-Diez's triumphs in setting color f…

  • MARK ROTHKO 'UNTITLED (RED, BLUE, ORANGE)', 1955

    August Uribe and David Georgiades, Worldwide Co-Heads of Contemporary Art discuss Rothko's masterwor…

  • JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT AND ANDY WARHOL 'Zenith', 1985

    Zach Miner, Head of the Contemporary Art Evening Sale, and Benjamin Godsill, Contemporary Art Specia…

  • GERHARD RICHTER 'Mädchen im Sessel (Lila)', 1965-66

    Zach Miner, Head of Phillips's Contemporary Art Evening Sale discusses 'Mädchen im Sessel (Lila)' on…

  • ALEX ISRAEL 'Untitled (Flat)', 2013

    Contemporary Art specialist Benjamin Godsill discusses Israel's 'Untitled (Flat)', A dream-like work…

  • ANDY WARHOL 'Four Marilyns', 1962

    Though Andy and Marilyn never met, he immortalized her with the creation of his most important portr…

  • JEFF KOONS 'Buster Keaton', 1988

    Hinting at self-portraiture, 'Buster Keaton' is a telling portrait of Koons as a young artist, one w…

  • ROY LICHTENSTEIN 'Woman with Peanuts', 1962

    Roy Lichtenstein's fascination with the various motifs used in advertising stemmed from the nature o…

  • DAVID HAMMONS 'Untitled', 2000

    From his racially charged work of the 1970s up until his modern work, David Hammons has refused to s…

  • MARK ROTHKO 'Untitled (Black on Gray)', 1969-70

    "It's through this almost philosophical reduction in terms of his possibilities that he's able to op…

  • ANDY WARHOL 'Nine Gold Marilyns (Reversal Series)', 1980

    Warhol re-imagines Marilyn Monroe’s iconic beauty in a warm, almost metallic, golden hue, a transiti…

  • GILBERT & GEORGE 'Tag Black', 2004

    Lou Proud, Phillips head of Photographs in London presents 'Tag Black', 2004 by Gilbert & George, a …

  • EDWARD STEICHEN 'Richard Strauss, New York', 1904

    Lou Proud, head of Photographs in London, introduces Edward Steichen's portrait of the composer Rich…

  • Gerhard Richter 'Weiß (White)', 1988

    "In the case of the abstractions, I get vague notions of pictures that are just asking to be painted…

  • Fischli & Weiss 'Floß', 1982-83

    "It was about the world of garages and cars and workshops, and on the other hand the farm; or to be …

  • Yan Pei-Ming 'Golden Buddha', 2005 and 'Double (Artist's Father)', 2007

    "I don’t want my paintings to speak in Chinese. My work is not 'made in China' and I don’t want it t…

  • PADDLES ON! : In the Studio with Mark Tribe

    "The sources of these images are computer games and they're very much, I think, about digital cultur…

  • PADDLES ON! : In the Studio with Jamie Zigelbaum

    "The pixel itself is just an interesting thing in the world."

  • PADDLES ON! : In the Studio with Kate Steciw

    "All art is digital art now in one form or another, whether it's through its consumption or its prod…

  • PADDLES ON! : In the Studio with Rafaël Rozendaal

    "I'm very interested in the formal aspects of the web as a medium because it's unlike anything that …

  • JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT Humidity, 1982

    While Warhol and Basquiat's collaborations would come after the creation of Humidity, 1982, becomes …

  • ANDY WARHOL Nine Jackies, 1964

    The events that transpired on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, when John F. Kennedy was assasinated, pre…

  • GERHARD RICHTER Kegel (Cone), 1985

    Oscillating between figurative, constructive and abstract designations, Richter returns to and build…

  • ANDY WARHOL Mao, 1973

    Though it would be tempting to appreciate this work only for its beautiful tones and rich textural v…

  • MURRAY MOSS 'On Decoration'

    "I don't when or why decoration became the villian. I don't know why decor is considered something t…

  • MURRAY MOSS 'On Good Taste'

    "Good taste, it doesn't exist. It's not what I'd want if it was able to exist."

  • MURRAY MOSS 'On Living with Art'

    "If the decor is there to define who you are, doesn't the decor need to change?"

  • GIO PONTI 'Parete Organizzata'

    "The idea of assembling and combining disparate items within an organized structure is of course aki…

  • TONI ZUCCHERI Prototype 'Hoopoe' bird sculpture

    "Vibrant and full of life, this is an exceptional example of postwar Venetian glass - and it has rem…

  • ALBERTO MEDA 'Prototype ‘Light Light’ armchair'

    This chair is part of the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Indiana…

  • HELLA JONGERIUS 'Giant Prince' vase

  • HELLA JONGERIUS 'Kasese Sheep' chair

  • CANDIDA HÖFER 'Schloss St. Emmeram Regensburg XXIV'

  • FERNANDO AND HUMBERTO CAMPANA 'Teddy Bear Banquete' chair

  • ERICH HÖSEL Pair of Böttgerware camels

  • François-Xavier Lalanne Set of four sheep [360° view]

  • Ron Arad 'London Papardelle' chair [360° view]

  • Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann The 'Redhead' dressing table [360° view]

  • Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann Pair of 'Redhead' beds [360° view]

  • Jean-Michel Frank Rare 'Aragon' low table with 'pineapple' legs [360° view]

  • Jean Royère Rare 'Ambassador' sofa [360° view]

  • Charlotte Perriand Rare free-form desk [360° view]

  • Georges Jouve Low table [360° view]

  • Contemporary Art Evening Sale New York

    Results 10 May 2012 New York

  • ROY LICHTENSTEIN 'Brushstroke Nude', 1993

  • ANDY WARHOL 'Gun', 1981 - 1982

  • MAURIZIO CATTELAN 'Daddy Daddy', 1993

  • JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT 'Untitled', 1981

  • ANDY WARHOL 'Mao', 1973

  • ANDY WARHOL 'Statue of Liberty', 1986

  • WILLEM DE KOONING 'Untitled VI', 1975

  • CY TWOMBLY 'Untitled (Bolsena)', 1969