23 octobre 2021

A pair of huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, 20th century

  Lot 55. A pair of huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, 20th century; 103cm (in) high x 68.5cm (in) wide x 48.5cm (in) deep. Sold for HK$527,500 (Estimate HKD80,000 - 120,000/US$10,000 - 15,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Each chair with curving top rail composing five sections, sloping down to the arms supported by two straight back posts and S-shaped front and back posts, a shaped spandrel beneath each out-scrolled and rounded terminal, the gently-curving central backsplat carved in relief... [Lire la suite]

27 septembre 2021

A rare huanghuali trestle-leg table, qiaotou'an, 17th century

Lot 870. A rare huanghuali trestle-leg table, qiaotou'an, 17th century; 34 in. (86.4 cm.) high, 84 ¼in. (213.9 cm.) wide, 19 ¾ in. (50.2 cm.) deep. Estimate: USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 375,000. © Christie's 2021 The single, floating panel is set in the rectangular frame fitted flush at both narrow ends with everted ends, above the beaded apron and shaped, beaded spandrels carved with stylized archaistic scroll. The whole is raised on finely beaded trestle legs joined by shaped... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2021

A Ryukyuan mother-of-pearl-inlaid black lacquer rectangular low table, kang, 17th-18th century

Lot 202. A Ryukyuan mother-of-pearl-inlaid black lacquer rectangular low table, kang, 17th-18th century; 14in (35.3cm) across, box. Estimate US$ 2,500 - US$ 3,500. Sold for US$ 1,275. © Bonhams 2001-2021 Decorated with an equestrian and walking attendants crossing a bridge towards a pavilion with further figures, all set amidst tree peony, pine, and rockwork to the flat top with simple beaded edge above cell pattern and a short pierced waist, the shaped apron with bird and fruit panels on a... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2021

A magnificent and massive imperial zitan corner-leg table, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 977. A magnificent and massive imperial zitan corner-leg table, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 35 ½ in. (90.2 cm.) high, 92 ¾ in. (235.6 cm.) wide, 21 1/8 in. (53.7 cm.) deep. Estimate: USD 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 687,500. © Christie's 2021 The paneled top is set in a rectangular frame above the narrow waist carved with cartouches framing bats in flight amidst scrolling clouds and a shaped apron carved with archaistic scroll. The whole is raised on... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2021

An important imperial zitan armchair, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795)

  Lot 1010. An important imperial zitan armchair, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795); 44 in. (111.8 cm.) high, 27 ¼ in. (69.2 cm.) wide, 20 in. (50.8 cm.) deep. Estimate: USD 500,000 - USD 700,000. Price realised USD 1,074,000. © Christie's 2021 The back splat is carved in openwork in the form of a vase and decorated in the European Rococo style below the scrolled headcrest and elegantly curved crestrail and curvilinear arms, fitted with openwork spandrels carved as... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2021

A massive huanghuali trestle-leg table, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 1030. A massive huanghuali trestle-leg table, Late Qing dynasty; 33 in. (83.8 cm.) high, 91 ¼ in. (231.7 cm.) wide, 22 ¼ in. (56.5 cm.) deep. Estimate: USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 1,100,000. © Christie's 2021 The thick single-panel top is fitted with everted ends, above the beaded apron and stylized phoenix-form spandrels. The whole is raised on thick legs of rectangular section joined by an openwork panel carved with a pair of chilong and fitted into shoe... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2021

A lacquered wood side table, ping tou'an, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 234. A lacquered wood side table, ping tou'an, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 32 1/4in (82cm) high; 80 1/2in (204.5cm) long; 21in (53.3cm) wide. Estimate US$ 20,000 - 30,000 (€ 17,000 - 26,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The long, rectangular three-board top composed of a mitred, mortise and tenon frame with thumb-print edge above plain aprons and u-shaped spandrels supported by slightly splayed legs of rounded section joined by paired stretchers, the whole covered by a rich layer of brown lacquer... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2021

A huanghuali and huamu square-corner cabinet, Fangjiaogui, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 235. A huanghuali and huamu square-corner cabinet, Fangjiaogui, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 73 1/2in (186.7cm) high; 43 1/4in (109.8cm) long; 20 3/8in (51.8cm) deep. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 25,000 - 42,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The square-section rectangular frame of standard mitred, mortise and tenon construction, the side and front panels composed of huanghuali veneer, each door inset with one circular and two shaped rectangular burlwood panels set into elegant beaded frames,... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2021

A huanghuali altar table, qiaotou'an ,19th-20th century, composed of Ming dynasty elements

Lot 240. A huanghuali altar table, qiaotou'an, 19th-20th century, composed of Ming dynasty elements; 33 1/2 x 67 1/4 x 16 3/8in (83.8 x 170.9 x 42.6cm). Estimate US$ 50,000 - 70,000 (€ 42,000 - 59,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The single board top with up-turned scroll ends over a thumb-print edge, set above a plain beaded apron and elegant cloud-collar spandrels bisected by flared supports enclosing transverse cut-out beaded panels, the well-figured wood a rich honey-brown color. Bonhams. Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2021

A tall painted lacquer incense-burner stand, xiangji, Mid Qing Dynasty

  Lot 674. A tall painted lacquer incense-burner stand, xiangji, Mid Qing Dynasty; 89.5cm (35 2/8in) high x 37cm (14 1/2in) diam. Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500. Sold for £ 7,650 (€ 8,895). Courtesy Sotheby's. With circular top and constricted waist supported on five flanged tall curling legs terminating in curving 'slipper' feet standing on a circular plinth, finely decorated with designs of bats amidst wispy clouds and beaded scrolls, all between leiwen bands and above blossoming flowers. ... [Lire la suite]