18 avril 2019

Dragon Throne For The Son of Heaven

Lot 60. A Very Rare And Magnificent Imperial Three-Colour Carved 'Nine Dragon' Lacquer Throne, Qianlong Period (1736-1795); 43 ¼ in. (111.1 cm.) high; 45 ½ in. (115.5 cm.) wide; 33 ¾ in. (85.7 cm.) deep. Estimate GBP 800,000 - GBP 1,200,000 (USD 1,046,400 - USD 1,569,600). Price realised GBP 6,108,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The throne is finely carved through the red lacquer to the ochre and dark green lacquer and has a stepped back separated into three vertical panels each... [Lire la suite]

07 avril 2019

A Pair of Huanghuali Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, Quanyi, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th Century

Lot 3437. A Pair of Huanghuali Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, Quanyi, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th Century; L 45cm W 67cm H 93cm. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 (USD 127,370 - 191,055). Lot sold HKD 1,180,000 (USD 150,297). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, 2 april 2019
27 mars 2019

Zhuo Side Zitan Table, Early Qing Dynasty

Lot 3601. Zhuo Side Zitan Table, Early Qing Dynasty. L 116 cm. W 53 cm. H 89 cm. Estimate HKD 600,000 - 800,000 (USD 76,441 - 101,922). Lot sold HKD 802,400 (USD 102,202). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: My Humble House Collection, Taipei. Poly Auction. Brilliant Zitan - Selection of Five Important Furnitures from My Humble House, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019  
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27 mars 2019

A Qiaotouan Everted Ends Zitan Table, Early Qing Dynasty

Lot 3605. A Qiaotouan Everted Ends Zitan Table, Early Qing Dynasty. L 218 cm. W 51 cm. H 85 cm. Estimate HKD 1,600,000 - 2,400,000 (USD 203,843 - 305,765). Lot sold HKD 1,888,000 (USD 240,475). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: My Humble House Collection, Taipei. Literature: 1. The Secret Book of Hanshe 2, Hanshe Publishing House, 1988, p.1602.Zitan, Hanshe Publishing House, 1996, p.110-1113.Ching Wan Society Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Taipei, Ching Wan... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2019

A Rectangular Zitan Table, Early Qing Dynasty

Lot 3602. A Rectangular Zitan Table, Early Qing Dynasty. L 174 cm. W 60 cm. H 86 cm. Estimate HKD 1,600,000 - 2,600,000 (USD 203,843 - 331,245). Lot sold HKD 2,360,000 (USD 300,593). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: My Humble House Collection, Taipei. Literature: 1. Taiwan Antique Deelers' Assoiation 2006, Jeff Hsu's Oriental Art, Taipei, 2006, p.32-332. Ching Wan Society Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Taipei, Ching Wan Society, 2012, p.264-265. Poly... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2019

A Large Carved Zitan Cabinet, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 3603. A Large Carved Zitan Cabinet, Mid Qing Dynasty. L 98.5 cm. W 50 cm. H 177 cm. Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - 6,000,000 (USD 509,608 - 764,412). Lot sold HKD 5,428,000 (USD 691,364). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: My Humble House Collection, Taipei. Reference: Zitan, Hanshe Publishing House, 1996, p.158 Literature: 1. Treasures of the Chinese Culture and Fine Arts Association : the 30th Anniversary, Treasures of the Chinese Culture and Fine... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2019

An Exquisitely Carved Zitan ‘Dragon and Ruyi’ Painting Table, Qianlong Period

Lot 3604. An Exquisitely Carved Zitan ‘Dragon and Ruyi’ Painting Table, Qianlong Period (1736-1795); L 159 cm. W 57 cm. H 93 cm. Estimate HKD 8,800,000 - 12,800,000 (USD 1,121,138 - 1,630,746). Lot sold HKD 12,390,000 (USD 1,578,114). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: My Humble House Collection, Taipei. Literature: 1. Zitan, Hanshe Publishing House, 1996, p.88-902. Ching Wan Society Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Taipei, Ching Wan Society, 2012, p.206-2073.... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2019

A 'huanghuali' square table, Qing dynasty, 19th-20th century

Lot 1614. A 'huanghuali' square table, Qing dynasty, 19th-20th century. Height 9 1/2  in., 24.1 cm; Width 26 1/2  in., 67.3 cm; Depth 26 1/2  in., 67.3 cm. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold 68,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. with a three-board floating panel top within an 'ice-plate' edge.  Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 23 March 2019  
25 mars 2019

A 'hualimu' recessed-leg table, Early 20th century

Lot 1613. A 'hualimu' recessed-leg table, Early 20th century. Height 31 3/4  in., 80.6 cm; Width 68 5/8  in., 174.3 cm; Depth 24 1/2  in., 62.2 cm. Estimate 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold 81,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. with a two-board flush floating top panel and archaistic scroll spandrels. Provenance: Christie's New York, 18th September 2006, lot 72.   Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 23 March 2019
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22 mars 2019

A rare 'tianqi' and 'qiangjin' lacquer 'Dragon' incense stand (xiangji), 17th century

Lot 714. A rare 'tianqi' and 'qiangjin' lacquer 'Dragon' incense stand (xiangji), 17th century. Height 40 1/4  in., 102.2 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Lot sold 200,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely incised and colored in varying shades of red, green and burnt umber transmuting to black, all picked out with traces of gold filling within the incisions, the large circular top finely incised and gilt with two pairs of confronting writhing... [Lire la suite]