Lot 135. A rare set of four rectangular huanghuali stools, changfangdeng, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Hauteur: 49,8 cm. (19 ½ in.), Largeur: 45,8 cm. (18 in.), Profondeur: 40 cm. (15 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 60,000 - EUR 80,000Price realised EUR 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021

Chaque tabouret est de forme rectangulaire. L'assise est en paille tressée supportée par quatre pieds quadrangulaires, dont les extrémités sont en forme de sabots.

Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in the mid-1990s.

NoteCompare the present stools to two pairs of closely related huanghuali stools from the collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth sold at Christie's New York, 18 March 2015, lots 130 and 168. See, also, a similar set of four stools from the Feng Wen Tang Collection sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 3 June 2015, lot 2810.

Christie's. Art d'Asie, Paris, 9 june 2021