Impressive Pair of Chinese mixed hardwood cabinets , late 17th century. CourtesyFreeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

Square corners fitted with molded doors enclosing two shelves, above two drawers, the interior with original red lacquered interior, raised on square feet.  H: 77 W: 39 D: 20 1/2 in.  Estimate $60,000-80,000 

PROVENANCE: Previously lot 405, Christies 23rd November, 2010 

Cabinets likely reassembled but seemingly without significant repairs or replacement parts; signs of age and use throughout.


Chinese huanghuali compound cabinet. CourtesyFreeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

Two parts, the rectangular top with twin cupboard doors fitted with carved qilong and lotus panels, over conforming base of twin long doors fitted with three carved panels, raised on short square feet. H: 80 W: 49 D: 18 1/2 in. Estimate $30,000-50,000

PROVENANCE: Property of a Virginia Gentleman

Good condition with only light handling wear and signs of use


 Pair of Chinese huanghuali tapering cabinets. CourtesyFreeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

The rounded rectangular top flanks sloping sides and conforming doors, raised on simple apron and short square legs. H: 72 1/2 W: 35 D: 18 in. Estimate $30,000-50,000

PROVENANCE: Property of a Virginia Gentleman

Cabinets in good condition with little wear (but not flawless); some minor separation wherepanels meet the frame.


Fine Chinese carved zitan altar table, 19th century.CourtesyFreeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

The rectangular ice-plate top over waisted apron carved in high relief to show detailed scrolling qilong continuing to stepped knee to straight leg, terminating in hoof foot. H: 34 W: 56 D: 15 in. Estimate $25,000-30,000 

Age appropriate wear throughout with slight joint separation and some minor losses to underside of top plate


Impressive Chinese carved hardwood throne chair, 19th century. Courtesy Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

Sectional construction, the back consisting of five panels carved in detail to show egrets, long tails and foliate rock-work, over heavy insert seat, raised on mask and Indian lotus carved apron, terminating on scroll carved feet and platform base. H: 42 W: 42 D: 28 in.  Estimate $15,000-20,000

PROVENANCE: Property of a Private Collector

Good condition with signs of age and wear; no major losses or repairs



Good pair of Chinese huanghuali armchairs. Courtesy Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

The rounded horseshoe back supported by cartouch-carved shaped vertical back splat, over caned seat raised on rounded legs joined by foot rest. H: 40 L: 21 in. Estimate $10,000-15,000

PROVENANCE: Property of a Chicago lady

Chairs in good condition with signs of wear and use but no major losses or signs of repair


Pair of Chinese huanghuali hall chairs. Late 18th century. Courtesy Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

The rounded square backs with carved and shaped apron, over straight arms, conjoined-coins supports, caned seat, raised on rounded straight legs. H: 34 W: 22 D: 17 in. Estimate $10,000-15,000


Chinese huanghuali wine table. 17-18th century. Courtesy Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

Long plank insert ice-plate top over tall fluted tapering 'sword handle' form legs, joined at the short end. H: 32 W: 51 D: 15 in. Estimate $5,000-8,000

PROVENANCE: Property of a Chicago lady

Significant age and wear to surface but structurally intact and without repair; one leg with unrepaired, but noteworthy crack


Pair of Chinese carved huanghuali square back chairs. Courtesy Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

The rounded square form backs with scroll and dragon carved beaded apron, issuing similar arms over insert seat, raised on rounded legs with footrest. H: 36 W: 22 in. Estimate $5,000-7,500

PROVENANCE: Property of a Florida Lady

Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Asian Arts - Main Floor Gallery - Mar 19 2011 10:00. www.freemansauction.com