20 septembre 2019

A huanghuali recessed-leg table, 17th-18th century

Lot 899. A huanghuali recessed-leg table, 17th-18th century; 31 ¾ in. (80.6 cm.) high, 60 ¾ in. (154.3 cm.) wide, 21 1/8 in. (53.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The rectangular frame is set with a single floating panel above the plain apron and spandrels. The whole is supported on legs of round section joined by pairs of stretchers. Provenance: Robert Ansteth, Ltd., Honolulu, 1960.John Yeon (1910-1994) Collection, Portland,... [Lire la suite]

19 septembre 2019

A rare huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, 17th century

Lot 885. A rare huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, 17th century; 45 ¾ in. (116.2 cm.) high, 29 in. (73.6 cm.) wide, 17 ½ in. (44.5 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The beautifully proportioned cabinet has a rounded rectangular top supported on elegantly splayed legs of circular section. The matched single-panel doors open to reveal the shelved interior, all above a plain apron and spandrels.  ... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2019

A large rectangular huanghuali kang table, 17th century

Lot 873. A large rectangular huanghuali kang table, 17th century; 11 ¾ in. (30 cm.) high, 40 7/8 in. (103.9 cm.) wide, 27 ¼ in. (69.2 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The paneled top is set within a rectangular frame carved with a beaded, 'ice-plate' edge and a plain, narrow waist. The beaded, cusped aprons are carved with confronting chilong and scrolls, all raised on elegant cabriole legs carved at the... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2019

A two-drawer huanghuali coffer, 18th-19th century

Lot 887. A two-drawer huanghuali coffer, 18th-19th century; 34 ½ in. (87.5 cm.) high, 54 ¾ in. (139.1 cm.) wide, 20 1/8 in. (51.1 cm) deep. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The two-panel top is set in a rectangular frame above two drawers and a single floating panel, with a plain, beaded apron and spandrels below. The whole is raised on gently splayed, beaded legs joined by pairs of stretchers.  Provenance: Sotheby’s New... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2019

A rectangular huanghuali corner-leg table, banzhuo, 17th century

Lot 886. A rectangular huanghuali corner-leg table, banzhuo, 17th century; 30 5/8 in. (77.8 cm.) high, 30 ½ in. (77.5 cm.) wide, 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The paneled-top is set within a rectangular frame above a narrow waist and shaped, beaded aprons carved with conjoined floral scroll. The whole is raised on beaded, square-section legs terminating in hoof feet joined by humpback... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2019

A very rare Imperial hardstone-inlaid, gilt-decorated lacquer throne setting, 19th century

Lot 891. A very rare Imperial hardstone-inlaid, gilt-decorated lacquer throne setting, 19th century. The throne: 38 ½ in. (97.8 cm.) high, 43 5/8 in. (110.8 cm.) wide, 32 in. (81.3 cm.) deep; the foot rest: 7 ¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high, 33 ½ in. (85.1 cm.) wide, 15 3/4 in. (40 cm.) deep; the pair of incense stands: 39 3/8 in. (100 cm.) high, 20 1/8 (51.1 cm.) square. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 81,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The throne setting is comprised of... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2019

A pair of huanghuali 'southern official's hat' armchairs, nanguanmaoyi, 17th-18th century

Lot 874. A pair of huanghuali 'southern official's hat' armchairs, nanguanmaoyi, 17th-18th century; 45 in. (114.3 cm.) high, 23 ¼ in. (59 cm.) wide, 18 in. (45.7 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 162,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each has a curved crestrail supported on curved rear posts and an S-shaped splat. The arm rails are supported on slender standing stiles that terminate in the front posts above the soft mat seat and cusped, beaded aprons and plain,... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2019

A rare pair of huanghuali rectangular waisted stools, changfangdeng, 17th-18th century

Lot 872. A rare pair of huanghuali rectangular waisted stools, changfangdeng, 17th-18th century; 20 ¼ in. (51.3 cm.) high, 19 ¾ in. (51 cm.) wide, 18 3/8 in. (46.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 162,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each stool has a soft mat seat set within a rectangular frame with beaded edge, above a narrow waist and plain, beaded aprons. The whole is supported on slightly inward-curved, thick, beaded legs of square section joined by... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2019

A rare parquetry-embellished zitan corner-leg table, tiaozhuo, late 18th-19th century

Lot 888. A rare parquetry-embellished zitan corner-leg table, tiaozhuo, late 18th-19th century; 31 3/8 in. (79.7 cm.) high, 34 ¾ in. (88.2 cm.) wide, 14 7/8 in. (37.7 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 175,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The top is composed of a floating panel finely inlaid with square pieces of zitan, huanghuali, and nanmu in a geometric pattern set in a rectangular frame with 'water-stopping' molding and 'ice-plate' edge. The narrow... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2019

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

Lot 892. A pair of huanghuali 'official's hat' armchairs, sichutouguanmaoyi, 18th century; 45 ¼ in. (114.9 cm.) high, 23 1/8 in. (58.7 cm.) wide, 18 7/8 in. (47.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 180,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 212,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each has a protruding crestrail supported on a broad S-shaped splat and curved rear posts which continue to form the rear legs. The curved arms are supported on tapering, curved stiles and curved front posts which continue through the seat... [Lire la suite]