22 janvier 2019

A large huanghuali square-corner display cabinet, wanligui, 18th century

Lot 1372. A large huanghuali square-corner display cabinet, wanligui, 18th century; 76 in. (193 cm.) high, 41 3/16 in. (104.6 cm.) wide, 21 5/8 in. (54.9 cm.) deep. Estimate $70,000 - $90,000. Price Realized $314,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Of rectangular shape, the square posts framing an open shelf enclosed by shaped aprons and spandrels, above the cabinet with two doors fitted flush and opening to reveal the shelved interior above two drawers, all above plain aprons on the front and... [Lire la suite]

22 janvier 2019

A huanghuali round-cornered tapered kang cabinet, yuanjiaokanggui, 18th century

Lot 1369. A huanghuali round-cornered tapered kang cabinet, yuanjiaokanggui, 18th century; 40 1/8 in. (101.8 cm.) high, 29½ in. (75 cm.) wide, 18¾ in. (47.7 cm.) deep. Estimate $50,000 - $70,000. Price Realized $290,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The round-corner top supported on legs of rounded square section, framing the single-panel doors, the upper section of each carved in openwork with small florets amidst a latticework design, above the lower section with... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

A huanghuali round-cornered tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, 17th century

Lot 1366. A huanghuali round-cornered tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, 17th century; 39 5/8 in. (100.6 cm.) high, 26 in. (66 cm.) wide, 14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) deep. Estimate $35,000 - $50,000. Price Realized $68,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The protruding top frame with beaded, rounded edges supported on corner posts of rounded square section framing the panel doors, opening from the removable center stile to reveal the shelved interior, all above plain aprons and spandrels on the front and... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

A pair of huanghuali and huamu official's hat armchairs, sichutouguanmaoyi, 18th century

Lot 1352. A pair of huanghuali and huamu official's hat armchairs, sichutouguanmaoyi, 18th century; 43 in. (109.2 cm.) high, 22 3/8 in. (56.8 cm.) wide, 18 5/8in. (47.3 cm.) deep. Estimate $80,000 - $120,000. Price Realized $362,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Each with shaped crest rail with upswept ends supported on continuous posts which form the rear legs, the S-shaped, slightly splayed splats divided into three sections, the uppermost with an openwork panel of bats and ruyi, centered by an... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

A huanghuali waisted corner-leg side table, banzhuo, 17th-18th century

Lot 1361. A huanghuali waisted corner-leg side table, banzhuo, 17th-18th century; 33 7/8 in. (86 cm.) high, 36 11/16 in. (93.2 cm.) wide, 20 5/8 in. (52.4 cm.) deep. Estimate $40,000 - USD 60,000. Price Realized $92,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. With two-panel top set within the wide rectangular frame with beaded edge, above a narrow waist and plain aprons, the whole supported on thick legs of square section joined by stepped stretchers and terminating in hoof feet. Provenance: Grace Wu... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2019

An unusual small zitan kang table, kangji, 19th century

Lot 1358. An unusual small zitan kang table, kangji, 19th century; 11 in. (28 cm.) high, 25¼ in. (64.2 cm.) wide, 18 5/16 in. (46.5 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With four-panel top set within the rectangular frame, above aprons carved in sunken relief with key fret and stylized chilong confronted around pearls, the whole supported on short legs of square section terminating in scroll-form hoof feet.  ... [Lire la suite]
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14 janvier 2019

A pair of zitan horseshoeback armchairs, quanyi

Lot 1346. A pair of zitan horseshoeback armchairs, quanyi; 37 in. (94 cm.) high, 20¾ in. (52.7 cm.) wide, 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The curved toprail of each set above gently curved plain splats carved with stylizedchilong roundels and extending beyond the front corner posts, supported on curved stiles on either side, the zitan seat set into the rectangular frame above plain, beaded aprons and spandrels in the... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2018

A rare pair of embellished huanghuali horse-shoe back armchairs, 17th-18th century

Lot 59. A rare pair of embellished huanghuali horse-shoe back armchairs, 17th-18th century. 88.5 by 64 by 65cm., 34 7/8 by 25 1/8 by 25 1/2 in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP. Lot sold 98,500 GBP.  the five-member crestrail inlaid with six mother-of-pearl chilong, the two larger creatures grasping vegetal scrolls towards the rounded terminals, the single-board S-curved splat, flanked by mock-spandrels, featuring two enclosed panels, the upper with inlaid horn and... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2018

A 'Huanghuali' side table, late Qing dynasty, 20th century

Lot 1070. A 'Huanghuali' side table, late Qing dynasty, 20th century. Height 33 in., 83.8 cm; Width 35 1/4  in., 89.5 cm; Depth 17 3/4  in., 45.1 cm. Estimate $30,000 - $50,000. Sold: $37,500. © Sotheby's the floating panel top set within a molded-edge frame of standard construction, over a short recessed waist , the straight beaded apron joining four square section beaded-edge legs, further reinforced by four S-shaped braces, and terminating in hoof feet. Provenance: Peter Lai... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2018

Two Southern elm wood three-rail couch-beds, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1073. Two Southern elm wood three-rail couch-beds, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 31 1/4  in., Width 77 1/2  in., 196.6 cm and 80 in., 203.2 cm; Depth 35 in,. 88.9 cm. Estimate $30,000 - $50,000. Sold: $32,500. © Sotheby's each seat frame of standard miter, mortise and tenon construction, the edge of the frame molded at the top, curving inward to finish on the lower edge with a narrow flat band, the recessed thumb-molded waist over the straight apron, the square section... [Lire la suite]