30 avril 2017

Two dated Suzhou 'golden bricks', Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated 1749 and 1784

Lot 292. Two dated Suzhou 'golden bricks', Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated 1749 and 1784. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. each of square form, inscribed to the side with a date and place of manufacture, the brick of dark grey tone, later mounted on simple wood bases to form a table. Quantity: 4. Tile: 72 by 70 by 10 cm, 28 1/4  by 27 1/2  by 4 in., and 68.5 by 66 by 8 cm, 27 by 26 by 3 1/8  in.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 10 May 2017,... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2017

Petit cabinet Kang, Kanggui, Longyanmu ou bois "peau de tigre", Chine, dynastie Ming (1368-1644)

Lot 923. Petit cabinet Kang, Kanggui, Longyanmu ou bois "peau de tigre", Chine, dynastie Ming (1368-1644), H 60 cm. Estimation : 6 000 CHF / 8 000 CHF. Photo Genève Enchères. Art Asiatique chez Genève Enchères, 1201 Genève, le 04 Mai 2017 à 12h00.
30 avril 2017

Console Pingtouan, en partie en huanghuali, Chine, XVIIe-XVIIIe siècle

Lot 925. Console Pingtouan, en partie en huanghuali, Chine, XVIIe-XVIIIe siècle, 88x153x32,5 cm. Estimation : 8 000 CHF / 12 000 CHF. Photo Genève Enchères. Art Asiatique chez Genève Enchères, 1201 Genève, le 04 Mai 2017 à 12h00.
30 avril 2017

Quatre sellettes, en partie en huanghuali, Chine, XVIIe-XVIIIe s,

Lot 926. Quatre sellettes, en partie en huanghuali, Chine, XVIIe-XVIIIe s, 77x31x41 cm. Estimation : 15 000 CHF / 20 000 CHF. Photo Genève Enchères. Art Asiatique chez Genève Enchères, 1201 Genève, le 04 Mai 2017 à 12h00.  
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28 mars 2017

A ‘Huanghuali’ Dressing Case With Carved Doors And Gilt-Bronze Fittings, Late Ming – Early Qing Dynasty

Lot 3508. A ‘Huanghuali’ Dressing Case With Carved Doors And Gilt-Bronze Fittings, Late Ming – Early Qing Dynasty, 37 x 39.1 x 32.1 cm. Est. HK$800,000 – 1.2 million / US$103,000 – 154,000. Photo: Sotheby's. of rectangular form, constructed with straight sides resting on a slightly larger base with a stylised lotus lappet border, surmounted by a cover hinged on the back of the dressing case, the front with a pair of doors hinged to the sides with cusped and finely detailed gilt-bronze plates, embellished across... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

A huanghuali table-form staad, 18th-19th century

Lot 2040. A huanghuali table-form staad, 18th-19th century. Estimate USD 2,500 ~ 4,000. Sold for US$ 37,500 (€34,715). Photo: Bonhams. The rectangular top terminating with everted ends, supported on trestle legs framing openwork panels carved with ruyi-heads, the beaded apron continuing onto scrolling spandrels. 14 1/2in (37cm) wide Provenance: Acquired in 1948 by Lester Knox Little (1892-1981), the last foreign Inspector General of the Chinese Customs Service. Bonhams. CHINESE WORKS... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2017

A huanghuali side table, Pingtou'an, 17th century

Lot 2041. A huanghuali side table, Pingtou'an, 17th century. Estimate  USD  80,000 ~ 120,000. Sold for US$ 93,750 (€86,789). Photo: Bonhams. The rectangular paneled top set into a mitered, mortise and tenon frame above a plain recessed apron separated by oval rails joined to paired stretchers. 31 3/4 x 37 1/2 x 21in (80.6 x 95.3 x 53.3cm) Note: A very similar table is illustrated by Wang Shixiang in Connoisseurship of Chinese Furniture, Hong Kong, 1990, vol. 2, p.96, plate... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2017

The Ecke Chairs. A very rare pair of huanghuali “South­ern official’s hat” chairs, nanguanmaoyi, 17th-century

Lot 625. The Ecke Chairs. A very rare pair of huanghuali “South­ern official’s hat” chairs, nanguanmaoyi, 17th-century; 39 in. (99.1 cm.) high, 24 7/8 in. (63 cm.) wide, 21 ½ in. (54.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 600,000 - USD 800,000. Price realised USD 1,327,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Each is constructed from convex square members. The stepped crestrail is supported by a S-shaped splat and curved back posts which continue to form the rear legs. The curved arms are... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2017

A very rare pair of zitan 'official's hat' armchairs, sichutouguanmaoyi, 17th-18th century

Lot 640. A very rare pair of zitan 'official's hat' armchairs, sichutouguanmaoyi, 17th-18th century. Estimate USD 800,000 - USD 1,200,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. Each has a well-carved, protruding crestrail supported on a broad S-shaped splat and elegantly curved rear stiles which continue to form the rear legs. The curved arms are supported on tapering, curved vertical braces and curved front posts which continue through the seat frame to form the front legs. The molded seat frame encloses a... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2017

A very rare and impressive huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, jiatousun hua'an, 17th century

Lot 628. A very rare and impressive huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, jiatousun hua'an, 17th century. Estimate USD 1,000,000 - USD 1,500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The massive, single floating panel is set in a rectangular frame with beaded edge, above plain, beaded aprons and cloud-form spandrels. The whole is raised on thick legs of rounded section and joined by pairs of stretchers enclosing openwork panels above plain beaded aprons and spandrels. 32 ¾ in. (83.2 cm.) high, 86 ¼ in.... [Lire la suite]