31 mai 2020

A pair of zitan square corner-leg stools, fangdeng, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 3296. A pair of zitan square corner-leg stools, fangdeng, Late Qing dynasty; 18 ½ in. (47 cm.) high, 18 ¼ in. (46.4 cm.) square. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 43,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each square stool is raised on slightly splayed legs of round section fitted with baitong mounts, and joined by humpbacked stretchers set with vertical struts. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2020

A red lacquer recessed-leg wine table, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 5031. A red lacquer recessed-leg wine table, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 87.8 by 106.8 by 66.8 cm, 34 1/2  by 42 by 26 1/4  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Sold for 50,000 HKD (5,916 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the frame top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction with exposed tenons on the short sides, the edge of the frame moulding downward and inward and ending in a thin band, resting atop a curvilinear apron set flush with the tapering legs in... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A carved zitan 'couch-bed' stand, Qing dynasty

Lot 5049. A carved zitan 'couch-bed' stand, Qing dynasty; 15.6 by 31.2 by 17.6 cm, 6 1/8  by 12 1/4  by 6 7/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Sold for 62,500 HKD (7,395 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. modelled after a couch-bed, the top frame of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction and surmounted by the back and arms with an elegant curvilinear outline, the edge of the frame moulding inwards and downwards into a narrow band and resting on a... [Lire la suite]
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28 mai 2020

A pair of huanghuali Southern official's hat armchairs, guanmaoyi, 19th century

Lot 3294. A pair of huanghuali Southern official's hat armchairs, guanmaoyi, 19th century; 42 in. (106.7 cm.) high, 21 ¾ in. (55.2 cm.) wide, 17 ¾ in. (45 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price Realized USD 149,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each has a shaped crest rail supported by the elegantly curving back splat and rear posts which continue to form the back legs. The arm rails are supported on slender standing stiles and extend beyond the front posts. The... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2020

A huanghuali horseshoe-back armchair, quanyi, 17th-18th century

Lot 3288. A huanghuali horseshoe-back armchair, quanyi, 17th-18th century; 139 ¾ in. (101 cm.) high, 21 ¼ in. (54 cm.) wide, 16 ½ in. (41.9 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sweeping crest rail, reinforced by baitong mounts, terminates in outswept hooks above shaped stiles and forms an elegant curve above the slightly curved back splat which is finely carved with a stylized ruyi head flanked by... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2020

A rare twelve-panel carved lacquer screen, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3284. A rare twelve-panel carved lacquer screen, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Each panel 109 ¾ x 18 ¾ x ¾ in. (278.8 x 47.6 x 1.9 cm.). Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price Realized USD 100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The screen is carved through a brown ground and picked out in a full range of colors. One side depicts a palace scene with arriving guests bringing gifts to a dignitary at center, amidst musicians, attendants, and military figures, all within a border of antiques,... [Lire la suite]

24 mai 2020

A huanghuali and puddingstone high waist incense table, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 132. A huanghuali and puddingstone high waist incense table, Late Ming dynasty; 84 by 79 by 49.3 cm., 33 1/8  by 31 1/8  by 19 3/8  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,920,000 HKD (450,627 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction with a single puddingstone top, resting probably on a ledge and supported by two transverse braces underneath, the edge of the frame thumb-moulded, all above a recessed waist... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2020

A huanghuali folding stool, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 131. A huanghuali folding stool, Late Ming dynasty; 46.5 by 51 by 48.7 cm., 18 1/4  by 20 by 19 1/8  in. Estimate 900,000 — 1,800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,120,000 HKD (243,707 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. well proportioned and constructed with curvilinear shaped seat rails with beaded edges drilled for a woven seat (now restored with woven ropes), the round legs mortised, tennoned and lapped to the seat rails and base stretchers, all with exposed tenons, hinged by... [Lire la suite]
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24 mai 2020

A small huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, pingtouan, Late Ming dynasty

  Lot 130. A small huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, pingtouan, Late Ming dynasty; 81.3 by 137.5 by 81.3 cm., 32 by 54 1/8  by 32 in. Estimate 2,800,000 — 4,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 7,880,000 HKD (905,853 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction, with a huamu two-board, tongue-and-grooved, floating panel supported by four dovetailed transverse stretchers and an additional cross stretcher... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2020

A small huanghuali and green stone recessed-leg table with a shield, pingtouan, Late Ming dynasty

  Lot 129. A small huanghuali and green stone recessed-leg table with a shield, pingtouan, Late Ming dynasty; 75 by 68.4 by 38.6 cm., 29 1/2  by 26 7/8  by 15 1/4  in. Estimate 900,000 — 1,800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,320,000 HKD (381,654 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction with a green stone top supported by two transverse stretchers underneath, the edge of the mitred frame gently moulded and ending in a... [Lire la suite]