22 mai 2018

A rare pair of nanmu and burlwood round-courner cabinets, 18th century

Lot 308. A rare pair of nanmu and burlwood round-courner cabinets, 18th century; 55 ½ x 31 x 16 ½ in. (141 x 78.7 x 42 cm). Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The doors have finely whorled burlwood (huamu) floating panels set within a nanmu frame and fitted flush around the removable center stile. The doors open to reveal a shelved interior and a pair of drawers. The elegantly splayed legs are of round section and are joined by plain... [Lire la suite]
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18 mai 2018

A rare huanghuali horseshoe back armchair, Quanyi, 16th-17th century

Lot 84. A rare huanghuali horseshoe back armchair, Quanyi, 16th-17th century; 94.5cm (37 1/4in) high x 60cm (23 5/8in) wide x 55cm (21 5/8in) deep. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000. Sold for £ 52,500 (€ 60,103) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2018 The elegantly curving crestrail set on two straight back posts and S-shaped front and side posts, a shaped spandrel beneath each out-scrolled and rounded terminal, with a curved rectangular back splat, the posts of circular section continuing through the mat seat frame forming... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2018

A magnificent large huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, hua’an, 17th century

Lot 1207. A magnificent large huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, hua’an, 17th century; 32 in. (81.3 cm.) high, 90 ¼ in. (229.2 cm.) wide, 27 7/8 in. (70.8 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 500,000 - USD 700,000. Price realised USD 869,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The two-panel top is enclosed by a frame with molded edge above plain aprons and spandrels. The slightly splayed legs are of circular section and are joined at the sides by pairs of stretchers. Note: The recessed-leg table is... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2018

A magnificent six-post huanghuali canopy bed, jiazichuang, late 16th-early 17th century

    Lot 1204. A magnificent six-post huanghuali canopy bed, jiazichuang, late 16th-early 17th century; 80 ¾ in. (205.1 cm.) high, 81 ½ in. (207 cm.) wide, 41 7/8 in. (106.4 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 845,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The mat top is set into a rectangular waistless frame above plain aprons continuing to the rectangular legs with incurving hoof feet. The posts are joined on all sides by openwork railings... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2018

A rare huanghuali 'Southern officials hat' armchair, nanguanmaoyi, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 311. A rare huanghuali 'Southern officials hat' armchair, nanguanmaoyi, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 40 3/8 in. (112.6 cm.) high, 23 ¾ in. (62.8 cm.) wide, 19 ¾ in. (50.2 cm.) deep. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 68,750. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. The shaped crestrail is supported on a curved backsplat finely carved with a ruyi medallion and curved rear posts which continue through the seat to form the rear legs. The outcurved arms are supported by tapering stiles and... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2018

A pair of huanghuali 'Official's Hat' armchairs, sichutou guanmaoyi, 19th century

Lot 290. A pair of huanghuali 'Official's Hat' armchairs, sichutou guanmaoyi, 19th century; 38 ½ in. (97.7 cm.) high, 23 5/8 in. (60 cm.) wide, 17 ¾ in. (45 cm.) deep. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Each chair has a protruding crest rail supported on a strait back splat. The arm rails are supported on tapering stiles and extend beyond the front posts. The mat seat is set in a wide rectangular frame finely carved with a moulded edge above... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2018

A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs (sichutou guanmaoyi), 19th century

Lot 291. A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs (sichutou guanmaoyi), 19th century; 43 ¾ in. (111 cm.) high, 24 5/8 in. (62.5 cm) wide, 18 7/8 in. (48 cm) deep. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 512,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Each chair has a sweeping curved, protruding crest rail supported on an S-shaped back splat and elegantly curved rear posts. The curved arm rails are supported on tapering stiles and extend beyond the curved front posts. The mat seat is set in a wide... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2018

A huanghuali Six-Immortals table, late Ming dynasty

Lot 3085. A huanghuali Six-Immortals table, late Ming dynasty; 86 by 83 by 82.5 cm, 33 7/8  by 32 5/8  by 32 1/2  in. Estimate 650,000 — 850,000 HKD (83,135 - 108,715 USD). © Sotheby's 2018 the top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon frame and flush, tongue-and-grooved, round-cornered-board floating-panel construction supported by dovetailed transverse stretchers, the edge of the frame grooved and moulding downward and inward to end in a narrow flat band, all above a... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2018

A huanghuali recessed-leg side table, 17th century

Lot 3015. A huanghuali recessed-leg side table, 17th century; 83.5 by 112.3 by 46 cm, 32 7/8  by 44 1/8  by 18 1/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,000,000 HKD (102,320 - 127,900 USD). Lot Sold 1,375,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 the top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction enclosing a single floating panel, the edge of the frame gently moulded and ending in a flat narrow band, all supported on four gently splayed oval legs cut to house the openwork cusped... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2018

A huanghuali side table, pingtouan, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 3026. A huanghuali side table, pingtouan, Late Ming dynasty; 80.5 by 155.2 by 50.6 cm, 31 3/4  by 61 1/8  by 20 in. Estimate 950,000 — 1,200,000 HKD (121,505 - 153,480 USD). Lot Sold 1,000,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 the top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction, with a tongue-and-grooved, floating panel supported by four dovetailed transverse stretchers and an additional cross stretcher underneath, all with exposed tenons, the edge of the frame gently... [Lire la suite]
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