CHNG HUCK THENG OF PENANG ESTABLISHED A RECORD AS THE FIRST MALAYSIAN SCULPTOR TO SELL A SCULPTURE FOR S$ 21,000 AT THE 6 MAY 2012 AUCTION ORGANISED BY 33AUCTION HOUSE OF SINGAPORE. THE AUCTION WAS HELD AT GRAND HYATT AND BIDDING STARTED AT S$ 11,000 AND PICKED UP TEMPO WITH EACH INCREMENT OF S$ 1,000 TILL IT REACHED S$ 21,000.
Coupled with the buyer's premium of 15%, the total cost to the new buyer was S$ 24,500 or RM 60,790.
Congratulations Chng Huck Theng for making Malaysia proud!
Chng Huck Theng at Museum of Contemporary Art in Singapore where his 'Anak Malaysia' was exhibited prior to its auction on 6 May at Grand Hyatt
So Kee Hua Chee felt obliged to join
2 precious works of living art
Kee Hua Chee and Chng Huck Theng should be housed here in Museum of Contemporary Art as works of art
The ever alluring Linda Ma
Can you believe Linda Ma is the mother of 2 boys? With this figure?
Linda Ma's dress matches the colour of her auction house
Too bad Linda Ma is not available for auction
However, the one in orange is available fro sale to the highest bidder
Linda Ma and Kee Hua Chee
This red and orange couple make such a matching pair
The auction begins
Auction in session
A phone bidder
Starting price was S$ 11,000
Chng Huck Theng's Anak Malaysia went up by S$ 1,000 for each increment till it reached S$ 21,000
Anak Malaysia finally sold for S$ 21,000 excluding the 15% buyer's premium so the total tally was S$ 24,500