03 septembre 2012

A huanghuali Tapered Cabinet (yuanjiaogui), late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century

A huanghuali Tapered Cabinet (yuanjiaogui), late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century. Photo Sotheby's the splayed corner posts enclosing the matched simple panels of the pair of doors with wooden dowels fitting into sockets in the upper frame and lower front rail, above a plain narrow apron, the interior covered with black lacquer and fitted with two shelves. Height 55¾ in.,141.8 cm; Width 30½ in., 77.5 cm; Depth 18 in., 45.8 cm. ESTIMATION 70,000-90,000 USD PROVENANCE: Ming... [Lire la suite]

03 septembre 2012

A jichimu Six Poster Canopy Bed (jiazichuang), Qing Dynasty, 18th Century. 

A jichimu Six Poster Canopy Bed (jiazichuang), Qing Dynasty, 18th Century. Photo Sotheby's the soft matted sleeping platform within a rectangular, mitered frame, molded with a waisted apron and raised on corner legs of square section ending in hoof feet, the front, back and side railings in a lattice pattern, joined by six baluster form upright posts joined to five similarly carved open work panels along the sides and surmounted by a pierced lattice canopy. Height 82 1/2 in., 210 cm; Width 86 3/4 in., 219.8... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2012

A Pair of huanghuali Yokeback Armchairs (sichutou guanmaoyi). Qing Dynasty, 17th Century

A Pair of huanghuali Yokeback Armchairs (sichutou guanmaoyi). Qing Dynasty, 17th Century. Photo Sotheby's each with an arched crestrail joined to a wide S-curved rectangular splat, the stiles similarly curved, on a hard caned seat with elegantly outscrolled arms above a beaded and shaped spandrel and a cusped and beaded apron, the legs joined to the frame by tapering dovetail housing joins surmounting long beaded moldings, joined by four typically ascending stretchers from front to back rail, the... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2012

A Huanghuali Recessed-Leg Long Table (qiaotouan). Ming Dynasty, 17th Century

A huanghuali Recessed-Leg Long Table (qiaotouan). Ming Dynasty, 17th Century. Photo Sotheby's the narrow single plank top with molded edges terminating in everted flanges, above a waisted straight apron with foliate-form spandrels, the square legs with beaded edges and raised double beading to the center joined by a molded shoe foot, framing openwork beaded-edge panels, the narrow upper panel with a beaded and cusped opening above a large well-carved panel with scrolling ruyi and leaves issuing from... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2012

A Rare Mother-Of-Pearl Inlaid Black Lacquer Scholar's Table. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period

A Rare Mother-Of-Pearl Inlaid Black Lacquer Scholar's Table. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period. Photo Sotheby's top comprised of three panels within a rectangular beaded frame, above an elegantly shaped and beaded apron, raised on shaped and molded legs joined on the sides by two high stretchers and terminating in pronounced barbed and splayed feet, the black ground finely flecked overall with mother-of-pearl, the underside covered in red lacquer. Height 30 1/2 in., 77.5 cm; Length 46 in., 116.8 cm; Depth 30 1/4... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2012

Pair of Chinese hardwood chairs

Pair of Chinese hardwood chairs. 2012 © Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers Plain, slightly curved backsplat and frame, solid seat, straight legs and stepped stretchers. H: 41 1/2 in. Estimate $3,000-5,000  Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers. ASIAN ARTS. Sep 09 2012 10:00
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20 août 2012

Pair of Chinese hongmu display cabinets, Qing dynasty

Pair of Chinese hongmu display cabinets, Qing dynasty. 2012 © Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers Each cabinet with five tiered display shelves with openwork geometric molding and double doors below carved to show dragons among celestial clouds, with carved aprons showing fu bats and clouds. H: 79 in. Estimate $8,000-12,000  Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers. ASIAN ARTS. Sep 09 2012 10:00
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20 août 2012

Fine pair of Chinese huanghuali and mixed hardwood armchairs, 18-19th century

Fine pair of Chinese huanghuali and mixed hardwood armchairs, 18-19th century. 2012 © Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers The shaped backrail over shaped and solid waist splat carved in relief to show cartouche, above shaped arms over conforming posts, issuing from a solid insert seat raised on joined stretcher legs and foot rest, honey tone. H: 42 W: 23 D: 18 1/2 in. Estimate $3,000-5,000 PROVENANCE: Property of a Philadelphia Gentleman Acquired in Hong Kong in 1973 Freeman's Auctioneers &... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2012

Fine pair of Chinese huanghuali southern official's back armchairs, Qing dynasty

Fine pair of Chinese huanghuali southern official's back armchairs, Qing dynasty. 2012 © Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers The shaped and rounded shoulder rail supports shaped and carved back splat showing twin qilong within lingzhi medallion, over shaped arms and canned soft seat, raised on joined straight legs. H: 37 W: 22 1/2 D: 17 1/2 in. Estimate $10,000-15,000 PROVENANCE: Property of a Philadelphia Collector Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers. ASIAN ARTS. Sep 09 2012 10:00
20 août 2012

Pair of Chinese huanghuali yokeback armchairs, Mid Qing dynasty

Pair of Chinese huanghuali  yokeback armchairs, Mid Qing dynasty. 2012 © Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers The tall chairs of traditional form with plainly-carved, contoured yokes, back splats and arms; legs, stretchers and spandrels of plain and elegant form; huanghuali plank seats. H: 47 in. Estimate $60,000-80,000 Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers. ASIAN ARTS. Sep 09 2012 10:00
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