18 septembre 2018

A 'zitan' 'Dragon and Phoenix' document box and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1275. A 'zitan' 'Dragon and Phoenix' document box and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 8 1/2  in., 21.6 cm; Width 17 in., 43.2 cm; Depth 11 in., 27.9 cm. Estimate: 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Sold Price: 21,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of rectangular form, the top panel deeply carved with a frontal dragon coiling around a central shou character amid flames and swirling clouds, the front panel with a pair of confronting phoenix amid foliate scrollwork, repeated on the sides... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2018

A lacquered elm wood 'bamboo' table, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1328. A lacquered elm wood 'bamboo' table, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 34 1/2  in., 87.6 cm; Width 58 1/4  in., 148 cm; Depth 19 1/4  in., 48.9 cm. Estimate: 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Sold Price: 21,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the paneled top set within a wide frame with rounded edge above a triple reeded-shaped apron wrapped around the round-section corner legs, supported underneath by three transverse stretchers and four giant's arm braces, and joined by a high humpbacked... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2018

A 'huanghuali' and 'huali' wood corner-leg table, late Qing dynasty

Lot 1329. A 'huanghuali' and 'huali' wood corner-leg table, late Qing dynasty. Height 31 3/4  in., 81 cm; Width 58 1/4  in., 148 cm; Depth 19 in., 48.3 cm. Estimate: 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Sold Price: 50,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular floating panel top of standard construction, set into the molded frame over a recessed waist and straight beaded apron, the legs, beaded to the inside edge, of square section, terminating in hoof feet. Property from the Collection of Malcolm... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2018

Two 'huanghuali' continuous back armchairs, 19th-20th century

Lot 1332. Two 'huanghuali' continuous back armchairs, 19th-20th century. Height of taller 38 in., 96.5 cm; Width 21 1/2  in., 54.6 cm; Depth 18 in., 45.7 cm. Estimate: 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Sold Price: 56,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with a straight top rail joined to back posts, continuing through the hard-mat seat frame and forming the back legs, the central splat with varying paneled and openwork decoration, the serpentine arms continuing to shaped, recessed supports, all raised... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2018

A 'Zitan' and hardwood tabletop cabinet, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1318. A 'Zitan' and hardwood tabletop cabinet, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 25 3/8  in., 64.5 cm; Widht 15 1/4  in., 38.7 cm; Depth 7 1/2  in., 19 cm. Estimate: 6,000-8,000 USD. Sold Price: 200,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular frame with square corners, inset on three sides with well carved panels, each enclosing a writhing dragon amid swirling clouds, a pair of doors to the front, the interior fitted with a shelf above two drawers and a covered storage well, the... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

A 'zitan' waisted corner-leg bench, chundeng, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 295. A 'zitan' waisted corner-leg bench, chundeng, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height  19 1/2 in., 49.5 cm; Width 49 1/2  in., 127.73 cm; Depth 20 1/2  in., 52.1 cm. Estimate: 20,000-30,000 USD. Sold Price: 81,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's the rectangular frame with molded edge of typical miter, mortise and tenon construction enclosing a soft-mat seat supported underneath by three bowed transverse stretchers, resting on an associated base with a recessed waist and plain... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2018

A pair of 'qiangjin' and 'tianqi' lacquer incense stands, xiangji, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 265. A pair of 'qiangjin' and 'tianqi' lacquer incense stands, xiangji, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 361⁄2 in., 92.7 cm high. Estimate: 100,000-150,000 USD. Sold Price: 125,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's of yuhuchun form, rising from a splayed foot to a pear-shaped body and a flared rim, painted in vibrant cobalt blue tones with two animated four-clawed dragons striding amidst cloud scrolls in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' above a tumultuous sea, the foot with five... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2018

Chinese Huanghuali Yokeback Armchair, 17th century or later

Lot 129. Chinese Huanghuali Yokeback Armchair, 17th century or later. Height 42 inches, width 22 inches, depth 16 1/2 inches. Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500. Sold for $34,375. Courtesy Doyle The cylindrical crestrail above an S-curve splat carved with a vase containing a prunus and a small jar below a chilong medallion, the scrolled arms above a caned seat supported by an apron with three open rectangular panels, the legs supported by low stretchers.   Provenance: Sothebys New York, Fine... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo, Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Lot 89. A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo, Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century; 12 x 36 1/2 x 22 1/4 in (30.5 x 93 x 56.5cm). Estimate: 12,000-15,000 USD. Sold for US$ 31,250 (€ 26,860). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The rectangular-paneled top with a 'water-stopping' beaded rim above an 'ice-plate' edge and plain waist supported by dramatic cabriole legs ending in articulated, clawed feet on pads, the fierce animal mask terminals with gaping jaws, bulging eyes, flaring nostrils and flowing hair, joined by a... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2018

A huanghuali corner-leg painting table (huazhuo), 18th century

Lot 97. A huanghuali corner-leg painting table (huazhuo), 18th century; 30 7/8 x 69 ¼ x 21 7/8in (78.6 x 175.8 x 55.8cm). Estimate: 30,000-50,000 USD. Sold for US$ 31,250 (€ 26,860). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The two-board top set into a mitered, mortise and tenon frame above a humpback apron set with four vertical posts on the long side and two on the short side, the frame supported on the underside by four stretchers hidden-tenoned into the frame, the apron and legs possibly later assembled. ... [Lire la suite]