26 février 2020

A pair of embellished zitan wall panels, Late Qing dynasty


Lot 1380. A pair of embellished zitan wall panels, Late Qing dynasty; 43¾ x 25 7/8 in. (111.2 x 65.7 cm.)Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD USD 146,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011

Each of rectangular form and inlaid in hardwood, and green and white jade with dragonflies in flight amidst a waterscape replete with lotus flowers and leaves, saggitaria and various other water plants amidst rockwork, with a small group of crabs towards the bottom of one, the whole set within a zitan frame and fitted with bronze hardware cast with archaistic elements at the top

Property from the Collection of Fong Chow, Former Curator, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York, 24 March 2011

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