Update news auction
The starting price of a car licence plate put up for auction is VND40 million. The price may increase by increments of VND5 million.
The gold-plated Rolls Royce and luxury yacht that belonged to billionaire Trinh Van Quyet, who has been arrested for stock market manipulation, remain unsold after two auctions.
French auction house Millon has rearranged the sale of King Minh Mang of the Nguyen Dynasty's gold seal for an auction set to take place on November 11 following an intervention by relevant Vietnamese agencies.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to direct the Vietnamese Embassy in France to verify information related to two Nguyen Dynasty antiques which is about to be auctioned in France.
Minister of Public Security To Lam said the auction aims to meet the personal desires of vehicle buyers, improve management of means of transport, increase collection for the State budget and create transparency in number plate issuance.
Trinh Xuan An from the National Assembly Committee for National Defense and Security suggested that after the auction, vehicle number plate owners have to attach the plates to cars immediately. This aims to prevent speculation.
Analysts say that demand for vehicle number plates with numbers that bring good luck is very high.
A piece of work titled “Mère et enfant” (Mother and Child) produced by French-Vietnamese painter Le Thi Luu was auctioned for EUR529,200 during an online session at Indochine of Sotheby’s.
The auction will start on December 14. The painting Lady by the River which was signed in 1937 was estimated by collectors and experts that it would be the second most expensive one in the auction session.
A Vietnamese mandarin hat said to be from the Nguyen Dynasty has sold for 600,000 euros (about VND15.6 billion) at an auction in Barcelona, Spain.
Painter and artisan Nguyen Tan Phat has brought Vietnamese folklore into works of art thanks to his passion for lacquer.
A lacquer painting by renowned Vietnamese painter Pham Hau was sold for EUR833,000, equivalent to over US$1 million, during an auction held by French auction house Aguttes.
Three Vietnamese paintings by late Vietnamese painters will be auctioned at the Christie’s upcoming 20th and 21st Century Art Evening Sale in Hong Kong (China) on May 24.
A portrait, titled La Joconde (Mona Lisa), by late painter Mai Trung Thu (1906-1980) will be available for bidding on May 24 as part of the Christie’s Hong Kong Spring Auctions.
The painting “Autoportrait dans la forêt” (A self-portrait in the forest) by Le Pho (1907-2001) fetched over one million dollars at an auction at Sotheby's, Paris on March 16.
A pottery jar made in Vietnam dating back to the 15th century sold for €406,000 (US$455,000) at an auction by Christie's.
A total of 60 art works will be put up for auction by An Ninh Thu Do (Capital Security) newspaper and Indochine Art JSC in support of the COVID-19 fight.
The PM has directed the MIC to urgently propose simpler and faster procedures to the auction of the 4G band.