27 août 2011

A rare Huanghuali Kang table with folding legs (Kangzhuo). Ming Dynasty, Late 16th-Early 17th century

A rare Huanghuali Kang table with folding legs (Kangzhuo). Ming Dynasty, Late 16th-Early 17th century. Photo Sotheby's the rectangular paneled top, with 'ice-plate' edge supported on cabriole legs, each terminating in a slender leaf cradling a ball, resting on trapezoid pads carved with ruyi cloudheads, the shaped aprons boldly carved in low relief with winged dragons confronting a lotus blossom amid scrolling vines, the folding legs originally resting in spaces on the inside of the long aprons, the wood of rich honey-brown color.... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2011

Eskenazi to Show Chinese Huanghuali Furniture in November‏

  Group of Chinese furniture. LONDON.- A superb private collection of Chinese furniture, all made of the South-east Asian hardwood that has come to be known as huanghuali, will be exhibited at Eskenazi, one of the world’s leading dealers in Chinese works of art, at 10 Clifford Street, London W1, from Thursday 3 to Friday 25 November 2011. The exhibition will coincide with the 14th staging of Asian Art in London which takes place from 3 to 12 November 2011, an annual event that unites London’s Asian art dealers, major auction... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2011

Grand cabinet droit en bois mouluré finement sculpté, laqué à rehauts dorés sur fond noir. Chine, XVIIIe siècle.

  Grand cabinet droit en bois mouluré finement sculpté, laqué à rehauts dorés sur fond noir. Chine, XVIIIe siècle. Photos Mercier & Cie & Interenchères Important décor architecturé à panneaux coulissants découvrant des niches. Ouvre par dix-sept petits tiroirs. Présente deux grands tiroirs en ceinture. Piétement à tablier ajouré. Décor de paysage sinisant, motifs stylisés et scènes de la vie quotidienne. (Petits accidents, manques et petites restaurations). Piétement postérieur. 177 x 112 x 57 cm - Estimation :... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2011

Apair of large imperial lacquered and gilt cabinets, sijianggui. . Ming Dynasty, 17th century

A  pair of large imperial lacquered and gilt cabinets, sijianggui. . Ming Dynasty, 17th century. Photo Christies Ltd 2011 Each of massive rectangular form and comprising two sections supported on short square feet, the hat chest top section with two square floating panel doors fitted flush and with a removable centre stile, below the large cabinet similarly fitted with rectangular doors, gilt to the front with fierce Buddhist lions carefully detailed with scaly spines and bushy tails, some in full stride, others in pairs,... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2011

A fine Huanghuali wine table, jiatousun jiuzhuo, China, late Ming dynasty, 17th century.

A fine Huanghuali wine table, jiatousun jiuzhuo, China, late Ming dynasty, 17th century. photo Nagel Auktionen 77 x 100 x 43,5 cm. Estimate: 9000 / 12000 € Property from an European private collection, bought Weber & Bauer SA, Arte Orientale, Lugano Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. May 6t-7h 2011 www.auction.de
15 avril 2011

A Huanghuali daybed, China, 17th century.

A Huanghuali daybed, China, 17th century. photo Nagel Auktionen With a square section mighty frame with a square section trimming strip pecked through the soft matting seat. The square section legs leading to the plain vertical apron which is finished on the front face only. 192 x 84 x 44,5 cm. Estimate 30000 / 50000 € Provenance: Collection privée allemande, acquis à la galerie Venzke, Berlin avant les années 1990. Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. May 6t-7h 2011 www.auction.de
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15 avril 2011

A pair of huanghuali southern official hats armchairs, China, 17th century.

A pair of huanghuali southern official hats armchairs, China, 17th century. photo Nagel Auktionen with soft matting seats, the legs joined by stretchers in ascending heights. H. 116 cm - Estimate 40000 / 50000 € Property from the collection of the Tafel family, founded by the Tibet explorer . Dr. Albert Tafel (1876 - -1935) Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. May 6t-7h 2011 www.auction.de
26 mars 2011

A Fine Pair Of 'Huanghuali' Yokeback Armchairs (Guanmao Yi), 17th Century.

A Fine Pair Of 'Huanghuali' Yokeback Armchairs (Guanmao Yi), 17th Century.  photo Sotheby's each finely carved of spare form, the undulating bow-shaped toprail with flattened headrest and rounded terminals, supported on a bowed splat and tapered stiles, extending to S-shaped armrails held by the curved front posts with lobed brackets and mid-section support, the front and back posts continue through the rectangular cane seat to form the legs of square section, set with simple beaded aprons in the front and plain aprons on... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2011

Pair of Chinese Huanghuali Cabinets, 18th Century

Pair of Chinese Huanghuali Cabinets, 18th Century.  photo courtesy Doyle New York Each of rectangular form, with a protruding top with an 'ice plate' edge, above two panel doors opening to two drawers and a shelf, the apron carved on three sides with scrolling foliage in relief, brass rectangular lockplate, hinges and pulls. Height 64 inches, width 38 1/4 inches, depth 20 1/4 inches. Estimate $120,000-180,000 For a similar example see Christie's Important Chinese Furniture, Formerly in the Museum of Classical... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2011

Chinese Furniture @ Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

  Impressive Pair of Chinese mixed hardwood cabinets , late 17th century. CourtesyFreeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers Square corners fitted with molded doors enclosing two shelves, above two drawers, the interior with original red lacquered interior, raised on square feet.  H: 77 W: 39 D: 20 1/2 in.  Estimate $60,000-80,000  PROVENANCE: Previously lot 405, Christies 23rd November, 2010  Cabinets likely reassembled but seemingly without significant repairs or replacement parts; signs... [Lire la suite]