16 mai 2019

A large carved cinnabar lacquer lobed dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 232. A large carved cinnabar lacquer lobed dish, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000. Price realised GBP 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The interior is carved in relief with a courtier seated in a garden before a pavilion and surrounded by various figures. The border is carved with flowers. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 3-4 May 1994, lot 312.Collection of the late Gerard Arnhold (1918-2010). Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]

08 mai 2019

A rare huanghuali rectangular side table with 'giant's arm' braces, 17th-18th century

  Lot 79TP Y. A rare huanghuali rectangular side table with 'giant's arm' braces, 17th-18th century; 105.5cm (41 1/2in) wide x 80cm (31 1/2in) high x 66.6cm (26 1/4in) deep. Estimate £ 40,000 - 60,000 (€ 46,000 - 70,000). Sold for £ 1,119,062 (€ 1,277,541) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The table with a single-panel top set within the wide, rectangular frame with a beaded edge, above a plain waist and a plain, beaded apron, the legs of square section terminating in hoof feet and joined to the frame... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2019

A rare and large huanghuali side table, tiaozhuo, 18th-19th century

Lot 76TP Y. A rare and large huanghuali side table, tiaozhuo, 18th-19th century; 181cm (71 1/4in) wide x 62cm (24 1/3in) deep x 84cm (33in) high. Estimate £ 40,000 - 60,000 (€ 46,000 - 70,000). Sold for £ 100,062 (€ 114,233). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The table with the top panel set flush in a wide mitred frame, supported underneath by transverse stretchers above a short recessed waist and simple beaded apron, all supported by square sectioned legs joined by humpback stretchers and terminating in hoof... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2019

A rare huanghuali corner-leg table, fangzhuo, 18th century

Lot 78TP Y. A rare huanghuali corner-leg table, fangzhuo, 18th century; 91cm (35 3/4inin) wide x 92cm (36 1/4in) deep x 87cm (34 1/4in) high. Estimate £ 50,000 - 70,000 (€ 58,000 - 81,000). Sold for £ 150,062 (€ 171,314). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon frame, floating-single panel construction resting on a recessed waist and straight beaded-edge apron carved with stylised and interlocking floral scrolls, all supported on square section legs beaded to the inner... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2019

A rare set of four zitan armchairs, Qing Dynasty

Lot 82TP. A rare set of four zitan armchairs, Qing Dynasty. Each 49cm (19 1/4in) wide x 47cm (18 1/2in) deep x 92cm (36 1/4in) high. Estimate £ 60,000 - 80,000 (€ 70,000 - 93,000). Sold for £ 187,562 (€ 214,124). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Each with a tall splat scrolling at the top, framed by the openwork back and side rails, above the burlwood seat set within the wide rectangular frame above a waisted aprons and stepped stretchers, the thick, beaded legs of square section terminating in hoof feet. ... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2019

A rare pair of huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanshiyi, 17th century

Lot 81 TP Y. A rare pair of huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanshiyi, 17th century. Each 62cm (24 3/8in) wide x 49.5cm (19 1/4in) deep x 98cm (38 1/2in) high. Estimate £ 100,000 - 150,000 (€ 120,000 - 170,000). Sold for £ 471,062 (€ 537,773). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Each with a wide curving toprail continuing to the armrests with curled back ends, the back corner posts continuing to the back legs below the hard mat seat set within the rectangular frame above a waisted apron supported by... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2019

Two huanghuali rectangular corner-leg stools, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 157. Two huanghuali rectangular corner-leg stools, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. The larger: 59.5 by 48.5 by 50 cm, 23 1/2  by 19 by 19 3/4  in. Estimate GBP 20,000 — 30,000. Lot sold 37,500 GBP (48,454 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. each with soft mat seat set in a rectangular framed top above a straight waist, supported on elegant square section legs terminating in hoof feet and joined by humpback stretchers. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 May 2019,... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2019

A lacquered jumu high yoke-back armchair, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 156. A lacquered jumu high yoke-back armchair, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 123 by 63 by 43 cm, 48 1/2  by 24 3/4  by 17 in. Estimate 1,000 — 2,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. with round yokeback toprail supported on slender round stiles extending to the back legs, the bulging armrests supported on serpentine side posts and 'goose-neck' front posts, the S-curved backsplat above the rectangular seat set with soft mat, the feet joined by stretchers and a footrest above humpback aprons, the... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2019

A good huanghuali horseshoe-back armchair, quanyi, late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 154. A good huanghuali horseshoe-back armchair, quanyi, late 16th-early 17th century; 100.8 by 58.7 by 45.5 cm, 39 5/8  by 23 1/8  by 17 1/2  in. Estimate £80,000 — 120,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. with curving toprail sloping down to the arms supported on serpentine side posts and terminating in a curved hook beyond the corner posts set with shaped spandrels, the backsplat carved with a ruyi-shaped panel enclosing dragons, the back corner posts continuing below the rectangular... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2019

A rare huanghuali altar table, qiaotouan, Qing dynasty, early 18th century

Lot 153. A rare huanghuali altar table, qiaotouan, Qing dynasty, early 18th century; 95.5 by 201 by 45 cm, 37 3/8  by 79 1/4  by 17 3/4  in. Estimate £80,000 — 120,000. Lot Sold 100,000 GBP (129,210 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the panelled rectangular top terminating in everted flanges, above a plain beaded apron carved and pierced with ruyi scrolls atop each leg, the square section legs secured by two cross braces joined by a quatrefoil brace, all above a... [Lire la suite]