Lot 1369. A huanghuali round-cornered tapered kang cabinet, yuanjiaokanggui, 18th century; 40 1/8 in. (101.8 cm.) high, 29½ in. (75 cm.) wide, 18¾ in. (47.7 cm.) deep. Estimate $50,000 - $70,000. Price Realized $290,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.
The round-corner top supported on legs of rounded square section, framing the single-panel doors, the upper section of each carved in openwork with small florets amidst a latticework design, above the lower section with two chilong framed within a quatrefoil reserve and confronted around a budding flower, the doors opening from the removable center stile to reveal the interior with three shelves, all above shaped, beaded aprons on the front and sides, and plain, shaped aprons on the back.
Provenance: Christie's, New York, 1 December 1994, lot 215.
Christie's, New York, 16 September 1998, lot 72.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, 24 March 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza