09 novembre 2018

A small huanghuali rectangular side table, 18th century

Lot 19. A small huanghuali rectangular side table, 18th century; 75.6cm (29 3/4in) high x 39cm (15 1/4in) wide x 28cm (11in) deep. Estimate £6,000 - 10,000. Sold for £ 7,500 (€ 8,615). © Bonhams. Comprises a single huanghuali panel set within a rectangular frame of 'ice plate' edge with a beaded outline on the inner side and a band of finely carved protruding ribs on the outer edge, without a wrist, four beaded 'hoof' legs double-tenoned into the top and joined by beaded curvilinear... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A 'zitan' incense stand, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 119. A 'zitan' incense stand, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 80 by 43 by 43 cm, 31 1/2  by 17 by 17 in. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 £ (22,906 €). © Sotheby's. of square form, raised on legs joined by stretchers and set with a shaped apron, the top intricately carved with panels of stylised florets against leiwen and wan diaper grounds and bordered with keyfret around the sides, further decorated across with panels of... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A carved cinnabar lacquer stand, Qing dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820)

Lot 118. A carved cinnabar lacquer stand, Qing dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820);  95.5 by 41.5 cm, 37 5/8  by 16 3/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 £ (22,906 €). © Sotheby's. of square form, raised on legs joined by stretchers and set with a shaped apron, the top intricately carved with panels of stylised florets against leiwen and wan diaper grounds and bordered with keyfret around the... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A pair of 'huanghuali' and hardwood horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 124. A pair of 'huanghuali' and hardwood horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 95.8 by 65,8 by 59 cm, 37 3/4  by 25 3/4  by 23 1/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,500  £ (25,769 €). © Sotheby's. each with curving toprail sloping down to the arms supported on serpentine side posts and terminating in a curved hook beyond the corner posts set with shaped spandrels, the curved backsplat carved with a shoucharacter medallion, the back... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A  'zitan' incense stand, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 130. A  'zitan' incense stand, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 83 by 44 by 44 cm, 32 3/4  by 17 1/4  by 17 1/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500 £ (37,222 €). © Sotheby's. the square panelled top raised on a narrow waist carved with trailing clouds, above the shaped apron elaborately carved in relief to each side with a ruyi-shaped panel depicting a figure standing on a bridge beside a river, bordered by trailing clouds, below a band of lappets, raised on... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A 'huanghuali' square corner two-door cabinet, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 132. A 'huanghuali' square corner two-door cabinet, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 92 by 84.5 by 51 cm, 36 1/4  by 33 1/4  by 20 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 47,500 £ (54,402 €). © Sotheby's. the rectangular form of miter, mortise and tennon construction with tielimu back, the panelled doors with later brass mounts, the interior with a shelf and two drawers. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 Nov 2018, 10:30 AM
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08 novembre 2018

A good pair of 'huanghuali' 'Official's hat' armchairs, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 119. A good pair of 'huanghuali' 'Official's hat' armchairs, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 117 by 60 by 46.5 cm, 46 by 23 1/2  by 18 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 490,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. each with round yokeback toprail supported on slender round stiles extending to the back legs, the bulging armrests supported on serpentine side posts and 'goose-neck' front posts, the S-curved backsplat above the rectangular seat set with soft mat, the feet joined by... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2018

A set of two Chinese huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs with matching huanghuali table, 20th century

Lot 244. A set of two Chinese huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs with matching huanghuali table, 20th century. H. 77.5 cm, H. 99 cm. Estimate € 4.000 - 6.000. Result € 16.000. © AAG  With intricately carved backsplat and curvilinear arms ending in a scrolled floral motif, the seat fronted by a plain bead edge apron and supports raised on a rectangular base, the wood with a fine grain and of a rich amber tone.  Provenance: Acquired by the present owner with an art dealer/collector in Den Helder, the... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

A pair of inscribed and metal-mounted hongmu 'Official's hat' armchairs, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 121. A pair of inscribed and metal-mounted hongmu 'Official's hat' armchairs, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 117 by 61 by 46 cm, 46 by 24 by 18 in. Estimate £30,000 - £50,000. © Sotheby's. each with round yokeback toprail supported on slender round stiles extending to the back legs, the bulging armrests supported on serpentine side posts and 'gooseneck' front posts, the S-curved backsplat carved with the Tang Dynasty poem Wangyue huaiyuan by Hang Jiuling, above the rectangular seat set... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2018

A 'huanghuali' corner-leg table, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 120. A 'huanghuali' corner-leg table, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 89 by 186.5 by 62 cm, 35 by 73 1/2  by 24 1/2  in. Estimate £30,000 - £50,000. Lot sold 40,000 £ (45,812 €). © Sotheby's. the panelled rectangular top supported on a straight waist and beaded apron, the square section legs terminating in hoof feet and joined by humpback stretchers. Note: Pleasing in proportions and elegant in form, tables of this type have been amongst the most admired since the late Ming dynasty... [Lire la suite]
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