18 septembre 2008

A rare imperial Zitan incense stand, Fangxiangji. 18th/19th century

A rare imperial Zitan incense stand, Fangxiangji. 18th/19th century The three-panel top set within a wide frame well carved along the edge with small bands of floral scroll, above a border of carved lotus petal lappets containing further small blossoms repeated below the high recessed waist carved in openwork in the archaistic manner with a stylized fret pattern, the curvilinear apron elegantly carved with floral scroll contained within ruyi-head shaped borders, the slender cabriole legs carved with ruyi scrolls at... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2008

A massive huanghuali compound cabinet, sijiangui, 17th-18th century

Lot 165. A massive huanghuali compound cabinet, sijiangui, 17th-18th century; 110 in. (279.4 cm.) high, 62 7/8 in. (160 cm.) wide, 26½ in. (67.3 cm.) deep. Estimate: $80,000 - $120,000. Price Realized: $176,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2008. Of massive rectangular form and beautiful graining, the frame composed of huanghuali veneer over solid huanghuali, the hat chest with two huanghuali square-panel doors fitted flush around a removable center stile, above the large cabinet with rectangular huanghuali... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2008

A Pair of 'Huanghuali' 'Official's Hat' Armchairs (Sichutouguanmaoyi). Ming Dynasty

A Pair of 'Huanghuali' 'Official's Hat' Armchairs (Sichutouguanmaoyi). Ming Dynasty Each with bow-shaped crestrail with protruding ears over a serpentine splat and stiles, the serpentine arms on serpentine supports terminating in curved rounded handrests above flanges with beaded scrolled edges, the stiles and front supports of circular section, continuing through the rectangular seat with molded edge and hard cane seat to the slightly splayed legs with slightly arched apron brackets with beaded edge to the front and sides, box... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2008

A Pair of 'Huanghuali' Horseshoe-Back Armchairs (Quanyi). 17th / 18th Century

A Pair of 'Huanghuali' Horseshoe-Back Armchairs (Quanyi). 17th / 18th Century Each with continuous curved crest terminating in everted rounded handrests, above a curved splat with lobed side brackets, the center of the splat carved in low-relief with a pair of opposing qilong within a cartouche, the arms on serpentine supports, the front supports with lobed brackets under the handrests; the vertical stiles and front supports continuing through the rectangular seat with molded edge, inset with hard cane, to the slightly splayed... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2008

An Extremely Rare 'Zitan' Reclining Armchair. Qing Dynasty, 18th / 19th century

An Extremely Rare 'Zitan' Reclining Armchair. Qing Dynasty, 18th / 19th century the deep seat of rectangular section, the horizontal crest and arms of composite circular section above ring-form spacer brackets and a gallery of vertical spindles, floating panel seat, the stiles continuing through the seat with rounded edges to the legs, open apron with similar spacer brackets, box stretcher with humpback stretchers along the sides; from under the seat slides a similarly constructed seat extension, the wood of a rich dark... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2008

A Fine and Extremely Rare Set of Four 'Zitan' Armchairs (Meiguiyi). Qing dynasty, Early 18th Century

A Fine and Extremely Rare Set of Four 'Zitan' Armchairs (Meiguiyi). Qing dynasty, Early 18th Century Each with curved horizontal crest of circular section above a two-panel splat carved in low-relief with qilong and gui-dragons in lobed cartouches, flanked by vertical spindles, the similarly curved arms also with spindles, all above a quatrelobe seat with inset hard cane, on six legs of circular section, in a hexagonal arrangement, the front and side open aprons with ring spacer-brackets, above a conforming box stretcher, the... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2008

Belle paire de fauteuils en huanghuali à dossiers plats ornés de mascarons de dragons, Chine, période Qing, début XIXe siècle.

Belle paire de fauteuils en huanghuali à dossiers plats ornés de mascarons de dragons, Chine, période Qing, début XIXe siècle. l'assise en cannage. (Choc à un accotoir). Haut. 100 cm - larg. 55 cm - prof. 44 cm. Estimation : € 3,500-4,000 Tajan. La Chine et ses influences. Vente du jeudi 18 septembre 2008. Espace Tajan. www.tajan.com
12 septembre 2008

Paire d'armoires ouvrant à deux portes en bois laqué brun, Chine, XIXe siècle.

Paire d'armoires ouvrant à deux portes en bois laqué brun, Chine, XIXe siècle. l'intérieur ouvrant par deux tiroirs et comprenant une étagère.  HAUT. 186,5 cm - larg. 106 cm - prof. 61 cm - Estimation : € 2,500-3,000 Tajan. La Chine et ses influences. Vente du jeudi 18 septembre 2008. Espace Tajan. www.tajan.com
12 septembre 2008

Fauteuil de dignitaire à haut dossier dit " bonnet de lettré " en orme, l'assise cannée. Chine, période Qing, XIXe siècle.

Fauteuil de dignitaire à haut dossier dit " bonnet de lettré " en orme, l'assise cannée. Chine, période Qing, XIXe siècle. Haut. 106 cm - larg. 42,5 cm - prof. 55,5 cm  Estimation : € 600-800 Tajan. La Chine et ses influences. Vente du jeudi 18 septembre 2008. Espace Tajan. www.tajan.com
01 septembre 2008

Banc en chêne. Chine, province du Jiangsu, XIXe siècle

Banc en chêne. Chine, province du Jiangsu, XIXe siècle l'assise composée d'une surface en lattes de bambou reposant sur quatre pieds en forme de sabots de cheval renforcé par des traverses et entretoises. Haut. 50 cm - long. 185 cm - larg. 54,8 cm  Estimation : € 1,500-2,000 Bibliographie : Wang Shi Xiang, Connoisseurship of chinese furniture, Vol. II, Cat A47, p. 34. Tajan. La Chine et ses influences. Vente du jeudi 18 septembre 2008. Espace Tajan. www.tajan.com