19 septembre 2010

A fine and rare Imperial 'zitan' 'Dahlia' table (tiaozhuo), Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-195)

Lot 352. A fine and rare Imperial 'zitan' 'Dahlia' table (tiaozhuo), Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 63 1/4 by 35 1/2 by 19 in., 160.7 by 90.2 by 48.3 cm. Estimate 300,000—500,000 USD. Lot Sold 392,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's 2010. of long rectangular form constructed of well-figured, tightly-grained zitan wood members, supported by straight legs of square section terminating in stylised inverted scroll feet, the sides joined by elaborate aprons, each finely carved in relief with an intricate... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2010

A fine pair of 'huanghuali' yokeback armchairs (guangmao yi), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 342. A fine pair of 'huanghuali' yokeback armchairs (guangmao yi), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 45 1/2 by 22 3/4 by 17 in., 115.5 by 58 by 43 cm. Estimate 60,000—90,000 USD. Lot Sold 482,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2010 of unusually spare form, the slender members undulating in subtle 'S'- shape to form the yoke-shaped crestrail with flattened headrest and truncated terminals echoed by the undulating plain backsplat, backposts, armrails, and goose-necked frontposts, set into a rectangular seat-frame... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2010

Late Ming-early Qing dynasty furniture @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Couch-Bed, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century. The Art Institute of Chicago Huanghuali wood with woven-mat seat, 79.0 x 213.0 x 124.5 cm (31 x 83 7/8 x 49 in.) G. Ronald and Evelyn Nish Fund—in memory of Ruth S. Demme, Simeon B. Williams Fund, Bertha Evans Brown Fund, Estate of Alice Feffer, Ada Turnbull Hertle Fund, Alyce and Edwin DeCosta and the Walter E. Heller Foundation Fund, Estate of Laura T. Magnuson, Major Acquisitions Centennial Fund., 2006.14 (source www.artic.edu) Yoke-Back Armchair, late Ming or... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2010

A chinese opium bed, early 20th century

A chinese opium bed, early 20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 polychrome-decorated to the front and interior which has a porch and step up to the bed, the interior with painted decoration to simulate lacquer and windows with shutters, the entrance surrounded by panels depicting figures in scenery and flanked by pierced lattice panels, the sides and rear undecorated; 85 in. (216 cm.) high; 85 in. (216 cm.) wide; 77 in. (196 cm.) deep - Estimate £2,000 - £4,000 ($2,928 - $5,856) Christie's. Christie's Interiors.... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2010

Chinese tables, 18th-19th century from the Collection of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman: The London Residence

A pair of Chinese black and gilt lacquer small tables, 18th century. photo Sotheby's height 18 in.; width 14 1/4 in.; depth 14 1/4 in. 49 cm; 36.5 cm; 36.5 cm. Est. 1,200—1,800 USD. Lot Sold 30,000 USD PROVENANCE: Harold Eberhard, 1974 A pair of Chinese circular black and gilt lacquer small tables, 19th century. photo Sotheby's height 14 1/2 in.; diameter of top 11 in. 37 cm; 28 cm. Est. 200—300 USD. Lot Sold 25,000 USD PROVENANCE: Mallett, London, 1972 A Chinese black and gilt lacquer low table, 19th... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2010

'huanghuali' armchairs, gilt-Lacquered Elmwood Horseshoeback Armchairs & a 'hongmu' ceremonial horseshoeback armchair

A pair of 'huanghuali' armchairs. 17th century. photo courtesy Sotheby's each with continuously curving armrests and crestrail, the slightly curved splat carved with a ruyi-head shaped medallion enclosing a makara dragon, the hardcane seat set within a rectangular frame, the legs of rounded section, bordering a curved apron and straight spandrels, the foot rest above plain aprons on the front and side (2) - 33 3/4 x 21 3/4 x 16 1/4 in., 85.7 x 55.2 x 41.3 cm. Est. 20,000—30,000 USD. Lot Sold 32,500 USD PROVENANCE:... [Lire la suite]

05 avril 2010

Ensemble de quatre fauteuils de mariage en bois à patine brun noir. Chine.

Ensemble de quatre fauteuils de mariage en bois à patine brun noir. Chine. photo courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr L'assise est en vannerie. H. 96 x L. 68,5 cm - Estimation : 1 200 / 1 500 € Cornette de Saint Cyr - Paris. Vente du Samedi 10 avril 2010. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 16 - 9, rue Drouot - 75009 Paris. Pour tout renseignement, veuillez contacter la maison de ventes au 01 47 27 11 24 et pendant l'exposition et la vente au 01 48 00 20 16.
27 mars 2010

A rare imperial gilt-decorated zitan and hardwood throne chair. 18th/19th century

A rare imperial gilt-decorated zitan and hardwood throne chair. 18th/19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The back and side rails formed by archaistic scroll framing three panels deeply carved on the front with writhing five-clawed dragons amidst clouds, and lacquered and gilded with a similar design on the reverse, the lacquered seat enclosed by the shaped frame carved with archaistic scroll and stylized florets, above a narrow reticulated gilt-decorated waist and shaped, beaded aprons carved with stylized lotus... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2010

Paravent à six feuilles en laque noir décoré au laque d'or. Canton 18ème siècle

Paravent à six feuilles en laque noir décoré au laque d'or. Canton, 18ème siècle de personnages dans les jardins d'un palais. H. 210 cm, larg. d'une feuille 65 cm. (Eclats). Estimation : 4500/5500€ SVV MILLON - CORNETTE DE SAINT-CYR. MERCREDI 17 FéVRIER à 14 H 00. Drouot Richelieu Salle 5. 75009 Paris. Tél. : 0147279534 - Fax : 0148009858 - Email : contact@millon-associes.com
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13 décembre 2009

Cabinet-présentoir en bois laqué. Chine, époque Yongzheng, XVIIIe siècle.

Cabinet-présentoir en bois laqué. Chine, époque Yongzheng, XVIIIe siècle. ouvrant par deux portes en façade, laquées en polychromie sur fond noir d'un paysage lacustre bordé de pics montagneux. Les panneaux, en partie basse, sont décorés de chauves-souris et lotus. Les encadrements sont ornés de guirlandes de fleurs sur fond camomille. La partie supérieure du meuble, formant galerie en bois est ouvragée sur le thème des dragons répondant aux consoles en équerres. Un disque de laiton complète l'ornementation des deux portes. 93... [Lire la suite]