08 mai 2013

A pair of hardstone-inlaid gilt-lacquer cabinets, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of hardstone-inlaid gilt-lacquer cabinets, Qing dynasty, 19th century - Sothebys each of rectangular form, the doors finely embellished with soapstone, mother-of-pearl, bone, jadeite, agate and other hardstones to depict numerous boys at play and groups of ladies playing weiqi and musical instruments, all within a garden setting with a tiered pavilion and over-hanging pine and wutong trees, all framed by a mother-of-pearl lozenge border and shaped cartouches enclosing various floral sprays against a... [Lire la suite]

08 mai 2013

A pair of huanghuali stands, Qing dynasty, 19th century - Sothebys

A pair of huanghuali stands, Qing dynasty, 19th century - Sothebys  the rectangular top supported on four legs linked by stretchers, the apron decorated with double-lozenge braces. Quantité: 2 - 21.3 by 42.3 by 79cm., 8 3/8  by 16 5/8  by 31 1/8 in. Estimation: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London | 15 mai 2013 www.sothebys.com
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08 mai 2013

A pair of huanghuali round-corner square cabinets, yuanjiaogui. Qing dynasty, 18th century

A pair of huanghuali round-corner square cabinets, yuanjiaogui. Qing dynasty, 18th century - Sothebys the rectangular top supported on slightly splayed corner posts of rounded square section, enclosing the rectangular single-panel doors set within narrow frames, all above a blind rectangular panel and a plain shaped apron, the shorted sides with similar aprons, opening to reveal a single shelf and lower compartment; 145 by 75.4 by 40cm., 57 by 29 3/4 by 15 3/4 in. Estimation: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP ... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2013

A twelve-panel Coromandel lacquer screen. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period, dated Gengchen year, corresponding to 1700

A twelve-panel Coromandel lacquer screen. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period, dated Gengchen year, corresponding to 1700 - Sothebys The front face carved and painted with the Daoist Paradise, depicting groups of male and female Immortals within a mountainous landscape, all gathering to greet Shoulao,framed by a border of auspicious objects, the reverse with a lengthy inscription which may be translated as the Hanlin Academy official Zheng Kaiji (1639-1717) presenting the screen to Yuweng Chi on celebration of his... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2013

A painted and gilt-decorated red lacquer compound cabinet, Ming Dynasty, 17th century

A painted and gilt-decorated red lacquer compound cabinet, Ming Dynasty, 17th century - Sothebys of rectangular form, comprising a tall cabinet and a separate hat chest, each with doors opening from removable centre stiles, painted against a red ground with birds and flowers in a rocky landscape, all enclosed by meandering floral scrolls, the sides and shaped apron similarly decorated, the interior lacquered black and set with two shelves, fitted with metal hinges, plates and pulls. Quantité: 2; 218.4 by 110 by 47cm., 86... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2013

A rare huanghuali raised end table, qiaotouan, early 18th century - Sothebys

A rare huanghuali raised end table, qiaotouan, early 18th century - Sothebys the long rectangular single-panel top set within a narrow frame with everted flanges at the ends, all above plain aprons joined to spandrels flanking the tops of the thick, rounded legs joined by pairs of stretchers; 175.1 by 83 by 50.5cm., 69 by 32 3/4  by 19 7/8 in.  Estimation: 150,000 - 250,000 GBP PROVENANCE: A Belgian Private Collection. NOTE: Large tables of this design with a raised flange at the ends of the top... [Lire la suite]

07 mai 2013

Chinese Huanghuali and Hongmu Cabinet with Carved Dragon Doors, 20th Century

Chinese Huanghuali and Hongmu Cabinet with Carved Dragon Doors, 20th Century.  43 1/2 inches by 27 3/8 inches. Each carved panel with scattered splits, the left with a loss approximately 1/4 inches wide along the left edge, and with splits along the right side; the right panel with gaps along the edges and splits; the side and back panels split, as illustrated. Estimate $800-1200. Lot sold $ 144,133.20 iGavel Auctions. Asian, Ancient, and Ethnographic Works of Art. May 1st,... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2013

An important Transitional zitan calligrapher's table, China, 17th century and later.

An important Transitional zitan calligrapher's table, China, 17th century and later. Photo Nagel Auktionen The cleated rectangular top above three frieze drawers, raised on square slightly tapered legs with pierced angles and ending in scroll feet, fine 'huang' patina. 90x174x48 cm. Estimate 12 000-15 000 € Originally with fixed panel frieze, likely adapted during the reign of Qianlong to accommodate extant three drawer configuration. The emperor Yongle (1403-24) passed an edict that the timber was to be used for... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2013

A pair of square elm stools, China, 2nd half 18th century

A pair of square elm stools, China, 2nd half 18th century. Photo Nagel Auktionen The square frame, supported by a bowed cross-shaped brace, with a soft mat seat above straight aprons on corner-legs with floor stretches and horse-hoof feet  - Minor restorations. 45 x 69 x 69 cm. Estimate 15 000-18 000 € Property from a German private collection, bought from Venzke, Berlin in the 1990ies Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art, 2013/05/10. http://www.auction.de
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02 mai 2013

A huanghuali table, China, Ming-Qing dynasty.

A huanghuali table, China, Ming-Qing dynasty. Photo Nagel Auktionen The plane plate above straight aprons on recessed legs with elongated bridle-joints with five strechers. Restorations. 80 x 104 x 67 cm. Estimate 15 000-18 000 € Property from a Hamburg private collection, bought February 2nd, 1998 from Venzke Asian Art, Berlin  Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art, 2013/05/10. http://www.auction.de
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