A painting of a street in Hanoi's Old Quarter by late painter Bui Xuan Phai (1920-88) has just been sold in Hong Kong for 156,000 HKD (around 19,900 USD).

Titled Pho Hang Bac (Hang Bac Street), the 1968 oil-on-canvas painting, 47 by 57cm in measurements, was initially forecast to be auctioned for 120,000 HKD.

Two other paintings by Vietnamese painter Vu Cao Dam and Hong Viet Dung were also sold at the same auction, which featured 183 works of art./.