22 mars 2019

A massive 'huanghuali' and hardwood recessed-leg table (qiaotouan), Ming dynasty and later

Lot 707.A massive 'huanghuali' and hardwood recessed-leg table (qiaotouan), Ming dynasty and later. Height 36 3/4  in., 93.3 cm; Width 93 3/4  in., 238.1 cm; Depth 15 3/8  in., 39 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot sold 212,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. a long, well figured, single-plank top set with everted ends, supported beneath by four transverse stretchers and a narrow, molded frame with beaded edges, forming a straight apron above boldly carved stylized phoenix-head... [Lire la suite]

12 mars 2019

A rare huanghuali trestle-leg table, qiaotou'an, 17th century

Lot 1663. A rare huanghuali trestle-leg table, qiaotou'an, 17th century; 36 1/8 in. (91.8 cm.) high, 74 ½ in. (189.2 cm.) wide, 19 7/8 in. (50.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The two-panel top is set into a molded, rectangular frame fitted with everted ends above beaded aprons and shaped spandrels pierced with a ruyi motif. The whole is raised on finely beaded trestle legs fitted with a rectangular, openwork panel above plain aprons and spandrels and... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2019

A rare huanghuali 'four-corners exposed official's hat' armchair, sichutouguanmaoyi, 17th century

Lot 1666. A rare huanghuali 'four-corners exposed official's hat' armchair, sichutouguanmaoyi, 17th century; 46 in. (116.8 cm.) high, 27 in. (68.5 cm.) wide, 22 in. (55.8 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The curved, protruding crestrail is supported on an S-shaped splat and elegantly curved rear posts which continue to form the rear legs. The curved arms rails are supported on curved stiles and extend beyond the front posts. The soft mat seat is set in the rectangular... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2019

A huanghuali canopy bed, jiazichuang, 17th century

Lot 1662. A huanghuali canopy bed, jiazichuang, 17th century; 89 ½ in. (227.3 cm.) high, 83 in. (210.8 cm.) wide, 48 in. (121.9 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The mat seat is set in a rectangular frame above the narrow waist and shaped, beaded aprons carved with confronted chilong amidst scrolls. The whole is raised on cabriole legs carved with lion masks terminating in paw feet. The posts are joined on all sides by openwork railings carved with stylized... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2019

A rare huanghuali and huamu round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, 17th century

Lot 1667. A rare huanghuali and huamu round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, 17th century;70 in. (177.8 cm.) high, 36 ¼ in. (92 cm.) wide, 19 ½ in.(49.5 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The beautifully proportioned cabinet is constructed with a rounded, protruding, rectangular, molded top supported on elegantly splayed legs of rounded square section. The doors are constructed from two large panels of attractively grained huanghuali on either... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2019

A very rare pair of huanghuali low-back armchairs, fushouyi, 17th century

Lot 1664. A very rare pair of huanghuali low-back armchairs, fushouyi, 17th century; 38 ½ in. (97.8 cm.) high, 22 ¼ in. (56.5 cm.) wide, 18 in. (46 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each has an elegantly curved top rail carved with high, rounded corners that continue to the curving back posts and extend through the frame of a mat seat to form the rear legs. The back posts are joined by a low horizontal back panel carved in openwork with two confronted dragons... [Lire la suite]

05 mars 2019

A large and impressive zitan luohan bed, luohanchuang, 17th-18th century with modifications

Lot 1668. A large and impressive zitan luohan bed, luohanchuang, 17th-18th century with modifications; 41 in. (104 cm.) high, 86 ¾ in. (220.3 cm.) wide, 57 ¾ in. (146.7 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 400,000 - USD 600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The hard mat seat is set into the rectangular frame above the narrow waist and plain, beaded aprons crisply carved with chilong confronted on a central medallion enclosing stylized mythical beasts, the side aprons further carved... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2019

A magnificent and very rare huanghuali painting table, jiatousun hua'an, 17th century

  Lot 1665. A magnificent and very rare huanghuali painting table, jiatousun hua'an, 17th century; 32 in. (81.3 cm.) high, 85 in. (215.9 cm.) wide, 24 in. (60.9 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 800,000 - USD 1,200,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The single, floating panel is set in the rectangular frame fitted flush at both narrow ends with short, everted ends, above the beaded apron and beaded, shaped spandrels carved in openwork with ruyi heads. The whole is raised on... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2019

A rare jichimu octagonal three-part composite table, yueyazhuo, Qing dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 337. A rare jichimu octagonal three-part composite table, yueyazhuo, Qing dynasty, 18th Century; 34 3/4 by 42 1/2 by 41 1/2 in., 88 by 108 by 108 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 114,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. comprising a rectangular table and a pair of trapezoidal tables each with solid board-top, butted on the short-ends with a shallow closing member, set at the corners with straight legs of irregular faceted section in order to conform with the overall octagonal shape,... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2019

An outstanding and fine pair of zitan square stools with burlwood tops, 18th Century

Lot 313. An outstanding and fine pair of zitan square stools with burlwood tops, 18th Century; 20 by 20 by 20 in., 50.8 by 50.8 by 50.8 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 USD. Lot sold 102,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. with superbly figured dense burlwood floating-panel within a thick frame with rounded outer edge, set on a high straight waist and bulging curved legs of square section terminating in high hoof feet, all secured by plain straight aprons and slightly humpbacked flattened... [Lire la suite]
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