25 mars 2020

An exceedingly rare and unusually large huanghuali floor stand, Late Ming-Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 3611. An exceedingly rare and unusually large huanghuali floor stand, Late Ming-Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 67 1/4 in. (170.8 cm.) high x 43 3/4 in. (111.1 cm.) wide x 19 5/8 in. (49.8 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price Realized HKD 9,620,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  With crest rail terminating in upswept lingzhi heads above openwork spandrels flanking the upper section, inset with reticulated panels, the design continuing down either... [Lire la suite]

25 mars 2020

A very rare pair of imperial embellished hardwood corner-leg tables,Qianlong period (1736-1795)

  Lot 3607. A very rare pair of imperial embellished hardwood corner-leg tables,Qianlong period (1736-1795); 33 3/4 in. (85.7 cm.) high x 15 1/2 in. (119 cm.) wide x 8 5/8 in. (39.4 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 8,000,000 - HKD 12,000,000. Price Realized HKD 9,844,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Each side of the top frame carved with a continuous border of wan fret, above a narrow waist carved in relief with I-shaped emblems incised with keyfret and aprons carved... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2020

A fine and very rare pair of polychrome lacquer decorated zitan side tables, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3604. A fine and very rare pair of polychrome lacquer decorated zitan side tables, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 31 7/8 in. (81 cm.) high x 35 in. (88.8 cm.) wide x 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price Realized HKD 9,020,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The top finely painted in yellow, green and red lacquer with tight swirls in imitation of burl wood, framed by a border of floral sprays and key fret, within the rectangular top frame... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2020

An extremely rare huanghuali luohan bed with three-panel railing, luohanchuang, Ming dynasty, 17th century

  Lot 3612. An extremely rare huanghuali luohan bed with three-panel railing, luohanchuang, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 31 in. (78.7 cm.) high x 82 1/4 in. (209 cm.) wide x 44 in. (111.5) cm deep. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price Realized HKD 17,460,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Well and elegantly constructed with three large single huanghuali planks forming the back and side rails, above the wide rectangular frame enclosing the soft mat seat and a... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2020

A polychrome-lacquered incense stand (xiangji), Qing dynasty

Lot 213. A polychrome-lacquered incense stand (xiangji), Qing dynasty; Height 35 in., 88.9 cm; Width 20 1/2  in., 52.2 cm; Depth 20 1/2  in., 52.2 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the top of rectangular outline with bracket-foliated sides, well-painted with black and brown lacquer and gilt on a red ground, the center depicting a caparisoned elephant standing foursquare supporting a howdah with a square section vase... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2020

A rare pair of polychrome lacquer incense stands (xiangji), 17th century

Lot 228. A rare pair of polychrome lacquer incense stands (xiangji), 17th century; Height 37 1/2  in., 95.2 cm; Diameter 18 in., 45.8 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 87,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the eight-lobed top with a leafy peony scroll centering on a single large bloom well-painted in shades of green and red, and gilt, the molded edge with an archaistic scroll, repeated on the recessed waist, above a flared conforming bracket-lobed apron of... [Lire la suite]

24 février 2020

An unusual mother-of-pearl-inlaid square-corner display cabinet, 17th century

Lot 1388. An unusual mother-of-pearl-inlaid square-corner display cabinet, 17th century; 61½ in. (156.2 cm.) high, 32¾ in. (83.2 cm.) wide, 19 5/16 in. (49.2 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 80,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The top shelf framed by shaped aprons in the front and with horizontal stretchers on the sides supported by caltrop-shaped struts enclosing an inlaid scene of a scholarly procession by a lush waterscape above a blossoming prunus tree, above two panel doors... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2020

A mother-of-pearl-inlaid black lacquer square-corner cabinet, fangjiaogui, 17th-early 18th century

Lot 1356. A mother-of-pearl-inlaid black lacquer square-corner cabinet, fangjiaogui, 17th-early 18th century; 70¾ in. (180 cm.) high, 35¼ in. (89.5 cm.) wide, 18¾ in. (47.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Of square corner form, inlaid in mother-of-pearl in the interior with a basket of flowers and clusters of flowers emerging from rockwork, separated by a single shelf and flanked by further floral inlays, above the panel doors fitted flush and... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2020

A pair of  huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, 17th-18th century

Lot 33. A pair of  huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, 17th-18th century; 66.5 by 95.5 by 27cm., 26 1/4  by 37 5/8  by 10 5/8 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 75,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. each with curving toprail sloping down to the arms terminating in a curved hook beyond the corner posts set with shaped spandrels, the backsplat carved with an open-work ruyi-shaped panel, the lower register with a scrolled open-work... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2020

A huanghuali low table, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 31. A huanghuali low table, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 66.5 by 95.5 by 27cm., 26 1/4  by 37 5/8  by 10 5/8 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the rectangular beaded top above a narrow waist and cusped beaded apron, continuing onto cabriole legs terminating in curled hoof feet. Note: Elegantly constructed with a curvilinear beaded apron and cabriole legs, low rectangular tables of this type are... [Lire la suite]
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