17 juillet 2019

A huanghuali yokeback armchair (sichutou guanmoayi), 17th-18th century

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Lot 452. A huanghuali yokeback armchair (sichutou guanmoayi), 17th-18th century;Height 44 3/8  in., 112.6 cm; Width 23 in., 58.5 cm; Depth 17 1/4  in., 43.8 cm. Estimate: 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 197,000 USD. © Sotheby's

the solidly carved toprail with shaped yoke and upswept flat ends supported on corner posts which continue through to the back legs, centered by a thick, attractively grained C-shaped rectangular back splat, the elongated S-shaped arms supported by curved stiles and posts, the hard mat seat above the round-section front legs joined by continuous shaped aprons, a footrest, and side and back stretches with plain aprons.

Provenance: Acquired by the present owner at Kilshaws Auctioneers, Ltd., Victoria BC, 1972.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York, 19 march 2013


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