22 octobre 2020

A pair of huanghuali folding horseshoe-back armchairs, Jiao yi, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 428. A pair of huanghuali folding horseshoe-back armchairs, Jiao yi, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 44 1/8 in. (112 cm.) high, 28 1/3 in. (73 cm.) wide, 27 ½ in. (70 cm.) deep (2). Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Provenance: Sold at Christie’s London, 7 November 2017, lot 155. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020

22 octobre 2020

A huanghuali yokeback armchair, sichutou guanmaoyi, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 3649. A huanghuali yokeback armchair, sichutou guanmaoyi, Late Ming dynasty; 63 by 60.5 by h. 110 cm, 24 ¾ by 23 ⅞ by h. 43 ¼ in. Estimate 600,000 - 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,197,000 HKD.  Courtesy Sotheby's. the elegantly sinuous crestrail terminating in protruding upturned ends supported on a curved back splat, the serpentine armrests supported by 'S'-curve posts continuing to the circular section front legs, the mat seat set in a rectangular moulded frame above plain... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2020

A pair of huanghuali continuous horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 3648. A pair of huanghuali continuous horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Late Ming dynasty; 64.5 by 58.5 by h. 102 cm, 25 ⅜ by 23 by h. 40 ⅛ in. Estimate 1,200,000 - 1,800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,890,000 HKD.  Courtesy Sotheby's. each constructed with a horseshoe-shaped arm resting on two back stiles, centred with a back splat carved with a ruyi-shaped medallion enclosing a chilong, flanked by cusped upper edges, the arms supported on each side with an elongated... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2020

A rare pair of zitan master's armchairs, taishiyi, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 108. A rare pair of zitan master's armchairs, taishiyi, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 64 by 51.5 by h. 109.5 cm, 21 ⅛ by 20 ¼ by h. 43 ⅛ in. Estimate: 3,000,000 - 4,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 6,709,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each masterfully carved in relief in European Rococo style with acanthus and foliate trails, the S-curved backsplat terminating in a ruyi-shaped crestrail flanked by curvilinear armrests, the soft-mat seat encircled by a... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2020

A zitan horseshoe-back chair, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 108. A zitan horseshoe-back chair, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 59 by 45.2 by h. 97 cm, 22 ¼ by 17 ¾ by h. 38 ¼ in. Estimate: 400,000 - 500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,260,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the elegantly curving crestrail supported by long slender side posts continuing down to join the front and rear posts, set with an undecorated bowed rectangular backsplat, the rectangular seat frame enclosing a cane mat above legs joined by plain aprons and stretchers. ... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2020

A rare zitan rectangular stool, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 103. A rare zitan rectangular stool, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 45 by 36 by h. 51 cm, 17 ¾ by 14 ⅛ by h. 20 in. Estimate: 250,000 - 350,000 HKD. Lot sold 693,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the top with a tongue and grooved inset panel set within a mitred frame with cusped corners above a constricted straight waist detailed with raised circular and elliptical motifs, all supported on a thin raised band and a beaded-edged apron accentuated ruyi motifs and further... [Lire la suite]

13 octobre 2020

A huanghuali two-part table stand, Qing dynasty

Lot 85. A huanghuali two-part table stand, Qing dynasty; overall 56 by 12.7 by h. 21 cm, 22 by 5 by h. 8 ¼ in. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 478,800 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. comprising two components of varying heights to form a stepped stand, each of parallelogram section and carved with a plain top, extending towards panelled legs pierced with lobed cartouches and terminating in incurved scrolled feet. Sotheby's. Monochrome II, 9 October 2020, Hong Kong
11 octobre 2020

A huanghuali painting table, jiatousun hua'an, Late Ming – Early Qing dynasty

Lot 64. A huanghuali painting table, jiatousun hua'an, Late Ming – Early Qing dynasty; 163.5 by 55 by h. 82 cm, 64 ⅜ by 21 ⅝ by h. 32 ¼ in. Estimate: 1,500,000 - 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 756,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the long rectangular top set with a floating panel in a moulded frame, above plain apron with short spandrels, supported on slightly splayed legs of circular section, each pair of legs joined by two horizontal stretchers on the shorter sides. ... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2020

A huanghuali reclining chair, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 33. A huanghuali reclining chair, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 103.5 by 70 by h. 100 cm, 40 ¾ by 27 ½ by h. 39 ⅜ in., overall length 149 cm, 58 ⅝ in. Estimate: 800,000 - 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 9,250,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the thick circular flat-topped panel bordered with intertwining roots, sturdily supported on an axis in the form of vigorously gnarled roots branching out into three shorter legs, the wood of a warm honey-brown colour. ... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2020

A circular rootwood table, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 28. A circular rootwood table, Qing dynasty, 18th century; d. 91.5 by h. 84.8 cm, d. 36 by h. 33 ⅜ in. Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 630,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the thick circular flat-topped panel bordered with intertwining roots, sturdily supported on an axis in the form of vigorously gnarled roots branching out into three shorter legs, the wood of a warm honey-brown colour. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 5th April 2015, lot 2853. Note: For a related... [Lire la suite]
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