Sales Reports of the 16th Tehran Auction 

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Sales Reports of the 16th Tehran Auction 

Author : Sara Taheran

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Introduction 

On the evening of Friday, July 1, 2022, Parsian Azadi Hotel hosted the 16th edition of the Tehran Auction titled "Contemporary Iranian Art." 120 works by well-known, pioneering artists were sold along with other works by young, emerging artists, which resulted in an overall sales of 78/100 billion tomans. The most expensive Lot (No. 100) was a painting by Reza Derakhshani titled "The Simorq Hunting" and was auctioned for 8 billion tomans. Next was a painting by Mansour Ghandriz (Lot No. 61), which sold for 6/200 billion tomans. Both works were evaluated with an estimated price of 6 to 7 billion tomans.  

Reza Derakhshani | The Simorq Hunting | 2016 | mixed materials on canvas 

Mansour Ghandriz | Untitled | 1960 | oil on sack | 158 × 110 cm

Sales Reports 

This year, 18 works were evaluated with estimated prices of more than 1 billion tomans: 

  • Lot No. 26, "Rabbits, Prelude to Alice in Wonderland," by Farideh Lashai. Estimates: 4 – 5 billion tomans. Hammer price: 4/2 billion tomans. 

  • Lot No. 88, "Untitled," by Koorosh Shishegaran. Estimates: 4 – 5 billion tomans. Hammer price: 4/2 billion tomans.  

  • Lot No. 70, "Endless Prayers – Rumi I," by YZ Kami (Kamran Yousefzadeh). Estimates: 3 – 4 billion tomans. Hammer price: 3/7 billion tomans.  

  • Lot No. 95, "Untitled," by Mansour Ghandriz. Estimates: 3 – 4 billion tomans. Hammer price: 3/4 billion tomans.   

  • Lot No. 34, "Ya Abolfazl," by Farhad Moshiri. Estimates: 3 – 4 billion tomans. Hammer price: 3/3 billion tomans.  

  • Lot No. 51, "Paper Wings," by Wahed Khakdan. Estimates: 2 – 3 billion tomans. Hammer price: 3/2 billion tomans.  

  • Lot No. 77, "The Forgotten Day No. 2," by Shahriar Ahmadi. Estimates: 2 – 3 billion tomans. Hammer price: 2/2 billion tomans.  

  • Lot No. 84, "Untitled," by Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian. Estimates: 2 – 3 billion tomans. Hammer price: 2/05 billion tomans. 

  • Lot No. 17, "Untitled," by Mohammadali Taraghijah. Estimates: 1/5 – 2 billion tomans. Hammer price: 1/8 billion tomans.  

  • Lot No. 56, "Endless Action," by Mehrdad Mohebali. Estimates: 1/5 – 2 billion tomans. Hammer price: 1/8 billion tomans.  

  • Lot No. 46, "Action," by Reza Aramesh. Estimates: 1/5 – 2 billion tomans. Hammer price: 1/6 billion tomans.  

  • Lot No. 105, "Untitled" from the "Trees" series, by Farideh Lashai. Estimates: 1/5 – 2 billion tomans. Hammer price: 1/5 billion tomans.  

  • Lot No. 38, "Untitled," by Abbas Kiarostami. Estimates: 1 – 1/5 billion tomans. Hammer price: 1/3 billion tomans.  

  • Lot No. 42, "Tehran's Lock-Hangers," by Ghasem Hajizadeh. Estimates: 1 – 1/5 billion tomans. Hammer price: 1/3 billion tomans.   

  • Lot No. 92, "Untitled," by Afshin Pirhashemi. Estimates: 1 – 1/5 billion tomans. Hammer price: 1/3 billion tomans.  

  • Lot No. 58, "Untitled," by Reza Derakhshani. Estimates: 1 – 1/5 billion tomans. Hammer price: 1/200 billion tomans.  

  • Lot No. 97, "Heart I," by Amir Masoud Akhavan Jam. Estimates: 1 – 1/5 billion tomans. Hammer price: 1/1 billion tomans.  

  • Lot No. 66, "Looking Towards the East," by Avish Khebrezadeh. Estimates: 1 – 1/5 billion tomans. Hammer price: 1 billion tomans.  

Click here to see the full sales report of the 16th edition of the Tehran Auction. 

 

Reza Aramesh | Action | 2017 | Polished bianco Carara marble 

 

About the Tehran Auction 

Aiming to introduce the best works of Iranian modern and contemporary art and to strengthen the domestic art market, Tehran Auction House was founded in 2012, focusing on visual arts, especially painting, sculpture, and photography.  

  • 1st edition (Jun 22, 2012): Modern and Contemporary Iranian Art – Overall sales: 2/150 billion tomans 

  • 2nd edition (Jun 28, 2013): Modern and Contemporary Iranian Art – Overall sales: 6/500 billion tomans 

  • 3rd edition (May 30, 2014): Modern and Contemporary Iranian Art – Overall sales: 13/5 billion tomans 

  • 4th edition (May 29, 2015): Modern and Contemporary Iranian Art – Overall sales: 20 billion tomans 

  • 5th edition (May 27, 2016): Classic and Modern Iranian Art – Overall sales: 25/5 billion tomans 

  • 6th edition (Dec 24, 2016): Contemporary Iranian Art – Overall sales: 12/5 billion tomans 

  • 7th edition (Jul 7, 2017): Classic and Modern Iranian Art – Overall sales: 26 billion tomans 

  • 8th edition (Jan 12, 2018): Contemporary Iranian Art – Overall sales: 14/5 billion tomans 

  • 9th edition (Jun 29, 2018): Classic and Modern Iranian Art – Overall sales: 31/5 billion tomans 

  • 10th edition (Jan 11, 2019): Contemporary Iranian Art – Overall sales: 34/5 billion tomans 

  • 11th edition (Jul 5, 2019): Iranian Classic and Modern Art – Overall sales: 44 billion tomans 

  • 12th edition (Jan 17, 2020): Contemporary Iranian Art – Overall sales: 31 billion tomans 

  • 13th edition (Jan 15, 2021): Modern and Contemporary Iranian Art – Overall sales: 88 billion tomans 

  • 14th edition (Aug 12, 2021): Contemporary Iranian Art – Overall sales: 43 billion tomans 

  • 15th edition (Jan 14, 2022): Modern Iranian Art – Overall sales: 159 billion tomans 

  • 16th edition (Jul 1, 2022): Contemporary Iranian Art – Overall sales: 78/100 billion tomans.  

 

 


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  • Mehrdad Mohebali | Endless Action | 2022   | acrylic on canvas  
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