Alain.R.Truong

28 août 2016

A rare huanghuali square meditation stool, chandeng, 17th century

Lot 1122. A rare huanghuali square meditation stool, chandeng, 17th century. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The soft cane seat is set within a square frame with ‘ice plate’ edge above a narrow waist and shaped aprons finely carved with delicate, scrolling tendrils and a beaded edge that join the square legs above humpbacked stretchers. The legs terminate in hoof feet. 20 in. (51 cm.) high, 29 7/8 in. (76 cm.) square Provenance: Ever Arts Gallery,... [Lire la suite]

28 août 2016

A rare pair of huanghuali and spotted bamboo scholar’s cabinets, yuanjiaogui, 17th century

Lot 1113. A rare pair of huanghuali and spotted bamboo scholar’s cabinets, yuanjiaogui, 17th century. Estimate USD 2,800,000 - USD 3,200,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each huanghuali-framed cabinet has a huanghuali single-panel top within a protruding frame with round corners raised on slightly splayed legs of rounded square section. The sides and doors, which open from the removable center stile to reveal three shelves and a dark red lacquered interior, have... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2016

A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs, (sichutouguanmaoyi), 17th century

Lot 343. A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs, (sichutouguanmaoyi), 17th century. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's each with an arched crestrail joined to a wide S-curved rectangular splat, the stiles similarly curved, on a hard-caned seat with elegantly outscrolled arms above beaded and shaped brackets and aprons, the legs joined to the frame by tapering dovetail housing joints surmounting long beaded moldings, joined by four typically ascending stretchers from front to back... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2016

A rare huanghuali four-poster bed, Jiazichuang, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 6020. A rare huanghuali four-poster bed, Jiazichuang, Late Ming dynasty. Estimate US$ 250,000 - 400,000€220,000 - 350,000). Photo: Bonhams. The seat frame of mitre, mortise-and-tenon construction with molded edge tapering inward to a flat edge over an elegantly grooved and beaded apron and recessed waist made of one piece of wood and mitred, mortised, tenoned, into and half-lapped on to the legs which curve strongly into finely shaped feet, the removable seat drilled for a soft seat and fitted with three... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2016

A huanghuali low table, kangzhuo, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 6010. A huanghuali low table, kangzhuo, Late Ming dynasty. Estimate US$ 50,000 - 70,000 (€44,000 - 62,000). Photo: Bonhams. The single-board well-figured floating panel top of standard mitre, mortise-and-tenon construction supported by three transverse stretchers underneath, two with exposed tenons, the frame with 'water-stopping' edge and tapering inward to a narrow flat band over a recessed waist and elegantly beaded and shaped apron made of one piece of wood and mitred, mortise, tenoned and... [Lire la suite]
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27 août 2016

A huanghuali side table, Banzhuo, 17th century

Lot 6016. A huanghuali side table, Banzhuo, 17th century. Estimate US$ 60,000 - 100,000 (€53,000 - 89,000). Photo: Bonhams. The well-figured single board floating panel top set into a mitre, mortise-and-tenon frame over one-piece recessed waist and apron mitred, mortised, tenoned and half-lapped to the square legs which are double-lock tenoned into the top frame and tenoned into a five piece hump-back stretcher with exposed tenons and fastened to the top by two posts on the long side and one on each short... [Lire la suite]

27 août 2016

A huanghuali corner leg side table, tiaozhuang, 17th century

Lot 6011. A huanghuali corner leg side table, tiaozhuang, 17th century. Estimate US$ 125,000 - 200,000 (€110,000 - 180,000). Photo: Bonhams. The single board floating panel top set into a mitre, mortise-and-tenon frame with "ice-plate" edge supported underneath by five dove-tail transverse stretchers over a one-piece recessed waist and plain apron mitered, mortise and tenoned and half lapped into square cut legs with hoof feet, the legs double-lock tenoned into the top frame and joined together by hump-back... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2016

A huanghuali horseshoe back chair, Quanyi, 17th century

Lot 6005. A huanghuali horseshoe back chair, Quanyi, 17th century. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams. Composed of a five-section back rail joined with pressure-point scarf joints terminating in returning knop hand rests supported by beaded-edge carved spandrels and by front posts and back stiles which run through the seat to form the four legs, s-curved side braces and an elegant curved back splat carved into the richly figured wood with a ruyi-shaped medallion enclosing... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2016

A small huanghuali table, kangzhuo, 17th century

Lot 6001. A small huanghuali table, kangzhuo, 17th century. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams. The two-board floating panel top set into a mitre, mortise-and-tenon frame with "ice-plate" edge over a separate recessed waist and elegantly carved xiangcai centered beaded apron half-lapped and tenoned to leaf-embellished cabriole legs, the top frame and legs fitted with elegant cut-out baitong brackets. 5 1/2 x 26 1/2 x 17 7/16in (14 x 67.2 x 44.2cm) ... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2016

A huanghuali yoke back side chair, dengguayi, 16th-17th century

Lot 6018. A huanghuali yoke back side chair, dengguayi, 16th-17th century. Estimate US$ 20,000 - 30,000 (€18,000 - 27,000). Photo: Bonhams. he elegantly shaped yoke toprail tenoned into the two slender stiles which run through the seat to become the back legs and is supported by the gently curved s-shaped back splat tongue-and-grooved into the top rail and into the seat frame composed of standard mitre, mortise-and-tenoned construction and enclosed with a hard seat above a finely beaded and shaped apron... [Lire la suite]