10 juin 2018

Important cabinet en zitan, Dynastie Qing, époque Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 144. Important cabinet en zitan, Dynastie Qing, époque Qianlong (1736-1795); 102 x 104 x 55 cm, 40 1/8  by 40 7/8  by 21 5/8  in. Estimation: 120,000 — 150,000 EUR. Lot sold 393,000 EUR.  Courtesy Sotheby's. rectangulaire, ouvrant à deux panneaux admirablement sculptés en plusieurs niveaux de reliefs de deux dragons à cinq griffes s'affrontant pour la perle enflammée, leur corps sinueux finement détaillés d'écailles, le tout sur un... [Lire la suite]

04 juin 2018

A huanghuali stool, fangdeng, China, 17th century

Lot 258. A huanghuali stool, fangdeng, China, 17th century; 48x41.5x53 cm. Estimate CHF 15 000 / 25 000 (€ 12 500 / 20 830). Sold for CHF 17 300. Courtesy Koller.  Woven seat.. Koller. Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Wednesday 06 June 2018 10.00 AM
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02 juin 2018

A burl wood inset huanghuali side table, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty 

Lot 3025. A burl wood inset huanghuali side table, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty; 29 1/2 in. (75 cm.) high, 35 3/9 in. (90 cm.) wide, 21 5/8 in. (55 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000. Price realised HKD 937,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The table with a burlwood panel top set within the thick, rectangular frame above a narrow waist and plain aprons fitted flush against legs of square section joined by cross stretchers and terminating in hoof feet.  ... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2018

A very rare huanghuali folding stool, jiaowu, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 3018. A very rare huanghuali folding stool, jiaowu, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 22 in. (56 cm.) high, 24 in. (61 cm.) wide, 22 1/8 in. (56.3 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price realised HKD 2,250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The stool is of elegant form with a woven seat joined by two thick members forming the upper frame, above two pairs of hinged legs of circular section joined at the mid-point with round pins and shaped hardware. The legs are braced at the... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2018

A very rare huanghuali recessed-leg folding table, 17th-18th century

Lot 3016. A very rare huanghuali recessed-leg folding table, 17th-18th century; 37 in. (94 cm.) high, 29 in. (64 cm.) wide, 18 3/4 in. (48 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 3,940,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The rectangular top is set within a rectangular frame with beaded edge above plain, aprons separating four short rectangular-section, cloud-shaped legs. The round-section folding legs are attached with pivots to the inner-edge of the shorter legs.... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2018

A very rare pair of Dali-marble-inset huanghuali armchairs, guanmaoyi, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 3017. A very rare pair of Dali-marble-inset huanghuali armchairs, guanmaoyi, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Each: 38 ¾ in. (98.5 cm.) high, 20 ¼ in. (51.5 cm.) wide, 20 ½ in. (52 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - HKD 3,500,000. Price realised HKD 3,460,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each has a flat crestrail of round section and supported on a three-part backsplat and backwards-curving rear posts, which continue through the seat to form the rear legs. The three-part backsplat is... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2018

A very rare pair of zitan continuous horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3019. A very rare pair of zitan continuous horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Each: 35 ½ in. (90 cm.) high, 25 ½ in. (65 cm.) wide, 22 ½ in. (57 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 3,800,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price realised HKD 4,660,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each has a sweeping crestrail supported on an S-shaped backsplat and vertical rear and front posts which continue through the rectangular seat to form the legs, above humpback stretchers fitted with vertical struts.... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2018

A huanghuali and burlwood recessed-leg table, Pingtouan, 17th century

Lot 454. A huanghuali and burlwood recessed-leg table, Pingtouan, 17th century; 78 by 106 by 48 cm, 30 3/4  by 41 3/4  by 18 7/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. with a single flush floating panel of well-figured burlwood set within a mitered frame of standard construction, above plain straight aprons with rounded spandrels, the recessed legs of circular section secured by parallel cross-braces of oval section, the underside with three supporting... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2018

An impressive zitan table, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 461. An impressive zitan table, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 96.5 by 194.5 by 49.5 cm, 38 by 76 5/8  by 19 1/2  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the long rectangular top composed of two wide boards set within a mitred frame and supported by transverse stretchers, the shorter members of the frame top with exposed tenons, all above a recessed waist and a tongue-and-grooved apron finely carved on the four sides with archaistic ruyi evenly spaced along... [Lire la suite]
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25 mai 2018

A pair of huanghuali armchairs, Meiguiyi, Late Ming - Early Qing dynasty

Lot 457. A pair of huanghuali armchairs, Meiguiyi, Late Ming - Early Qing dynasty; 91.5 by 56 by 45 cm, 36 by 22 by 17 3/4  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with a rectangular top rail mortised and tennoned to the stiles, set with a beaded-edge apron shaped with angular scrolls and tongue-and-grooved into the top rail, the stiles continuing through the seat frame and extending as the back legs, the arms mortise and tenon to the stiles and posts, continuing through the seat... [Lire la suite]