07 novembre 2022

A huanghuali three shelf bookcase, jiage, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 115. A huanghuali three shelf bookcase, jiage, Mid Qing Dynasty; 188cm (74in) high, 79.5cm (31 1/4in) wide, 41cm (16in) deep. Sold for £63,300 (Estimate £40,000-£60,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Of rectangular form and standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction, the round slender corner posts framing the softwood top panel and three shelves, one of which surmounts a pair of drawers, and secured around the shelves by a three-sided openwork railing comprising of kuilong patterns,... [Lire la suite]

07 novembre 2022

A rare huanghuali 'falcon' stand, yingjia, 18th century

Lot 114. A rare huanghuali 'falcon' stand, yingjia, 18th century; 114cm (44 7/8 in) high x 110cm (43 5/16 in) wide x 43cm (3 15/16 in) deep. Sold for £655,500 (Estimate £40,000-£60,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 top one fitted with a knob, enclosing a panel carved with a hunting scene on one side and a gilded landscape on the other, joined by two rails above and below the panel, framing 'cloud' and 'scrolling chrysanthemum' spandrels, the toprail padded with rope and fitted with a metal... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2022

A very rare huanghuali clothes rack, yijia, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 111. A very rare huanghuali clothes rack, yijia, Mid Qing Dynasty; 188cm (74in) high x 56cm (22in) deep x 202cm (79 1/2in) wide. (9). Sold for £53,220 (Estimate £15,000-£20,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 The two slender corner posts of square section and joined to the top rail terminating with dragon-heads, three additional horizontal openwork panels of chilong, coin-shaped scrolls, and angular floral scrolls, all fitted into shoe feet carved with large florettes and standing spandrels with openwork... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2022

A gilt and black lacquer rectangular incense stand, 18th century

Lot 326. A gilt and black lacquer rectangular incense stand, 18th century; 62cm (24 3/8in) high x 58cm (23 7/8in) wide x 47cm (18 1/2in) deep. Sold for £6,375 (Estimate  £5,000-8,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 The stand of rectangular section with its top lavishly decorated with a landscape featuring a sampan crossing the river, its banks dotted with small pavilions nestled within jagged rocks, willow and pine trees, the curving edges decorated with intricate foliage, supported on a... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2022

A rare pair of gilt-decorated black lacquer armchairs, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795)

Lot 324. A rare pair of gilt-decorated black lacquer armchairs, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795); 98cm (38 1/2in) high x 61.5cm (24 1/4in) wide x 48.5cm (19in) deep. (2). Sold for £25,500 (Estimate  £25,000-35,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 With a curved central back rail delicately painted in red lacquer and gilt with groups of multi-roofed pagodas beneath pine on the bank of a boisterous river, below cloud scrolls and intertwined ruyi heads, the flat seat with an... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2022

A large tianqi and qiangjin 'dragon and young' lacquer stand, 18th century

Lot 258. A large tianqi and qiangjin 'dragon and young' lacquer stand, 18th century; 68.1cm (26 3/4in) wide x 66.2cm (26 1/16in) deep x 50.6cm (19 15/16in) high. Estimate 4 000 € - 6 000 €. Photo Fabrice Gousset. Of near square section, the top colourfully decorated with a central medallion of an adult dragon and young pursuing the flaming pearl above crashing waves and a gourd emanating lingzhi fungus shaped clouds with a bat in flight, framed by peony, lingzhi and lotus foliate and key-fret... [Lire la suite]

22 octobre 2022

A huanghuali and burlwood, openwork stool, 18th-19th century

Lot 248. A huanghuali and burlwood, openwork stool, 18th-19th century; 49.8cm (19 5/8in) high x 39cm (15 3/8in) diam. Estimate 4 000 € - 6 000 €. Photo Fabrice Gousset. Of barrel-shaped ovoid form, the top set with a circular burr wood panel framed by a spreading stepped and beaded frame, supported on six shaped elongated and curved openwork frames, rising from an inverted beaded circular foot on six short supports. Provenance: Jean-Pierre Rousset, Paris (1936-2021), acquired in the 1980's. ... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2022

A huanghuali low table, kang, 17th-18th century

Lot 247. A huanghuali low table, kang, 17th-18th century; 96.5cm (38in) wide x 59cm (23 2/8in) deep x 29.5cm (11 5/8in) high. Estimate 12 000 € - 15 000 €. Photo Fabrice Gousset. The rectangular panel top set within a rectangular frame carved with a beaded, 'ice-plate' edge above a plain narrow waist surrounded by a shaped, beaded, cusped apron, all raised on elegant cabriole legs carved at the corners with lion masks and terminating in claw feet. Provenance: Jean-Pierre Rousset, Paris (1936-2021),... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2022

A pair of tianqi and qiangjin lacquer cabinets, First half 18th century

 Lot 241. A pair of tianqi and qiangjin lacquer cabinets, First half 18th century; 84cm (33in) high x 51.5cm (20 1/4in) wide x 25.5cm (10in) deep. (2). Estimate 2 000 € - 4 000 €. Photo Fabrice Gousset. Each cabinet lacquered in red-brown tones with two doors decorated with two pairs of swallows in flight and perched on branches or flowers, one amidst leafy tree peony, prunus, lotus and camelia blossoms amidst rockwork, and the other amidst peach and pomegranate fruit and flowers... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2022

A large imperial tianqi and qiangjin 'dragon and young' lacquer panel. The panel, 18th century; the European lower section, 20th

 Lot 239. A large imperial tianqi and qiangjin 'dragon and young' lacquer panel. The panel, 18th century; the European lower section, 20th century. Overall, 171cm (67 1/2in) long x 83.5cm (32 7/8in) wide x 41cm (16 1/8in) high. Estimate 50 000 € - 80 000 €. Photo Fabrice Gousset. The rectangular top colourfully decorated in polychrome and gilt with a ferocious five-clawed dragon writhing amidst wispy clouds, gazed at by a young dragon emerging from crashing waves and rockwork at the sides, all... [Lire la suite]