24 janvier 2019

A pair of huanghuali horseshoeback armchairs (quanyi), 17th-18th century

Lot 421. A pair of huanghuali horseshoeback armchairs (quanyi), 17th-18th century; Height 40 in., 101.6 cm; Width 23 3/4  in., 60.3 cm; Depth 18 1/4  in., 46.4 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Lot sold 87,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2014. each with a curving crestrail in five sections terminating in everted handgrips, above a S-shaped backsplat, flanked by narrow shaped-flange brackets, with a soft cane seat and molded seat frame, on circular section legs joined... [Lire la suite]

24 janvier 2019

A pair of huanghuali low-back armchairs (meiguiyi), 17th century

Lot 409. A pair of huanghuali low-back armchairs (meiguiyi), 17th century; Height 31 1/2  in., 80 cm; Width 20 7/8  in., 53 cm; Depth 17 in., 43.2 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 100,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2014. each with the rounded corner top rail pipe-joined to the stiles continuing through the seat frame to form the back legs, the arms with similar round corners mortised, tenoned and half-lapped to the stiles and pipe-joined to the posts, two horizontal... [Lire la suite]
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22 janvier 2019

A large huanghuali square-corner display cabinet, wanligui, 18th century

Lot 1372. A large huanghuali square-corner display cabinet, wanligui, 18th century; 76 in. (193 cm.) high, 41 3/16 in. (104.6 cm.) wide, 21 5/8 in. (54.9 cm.) deep. Estimate $70,000 - $90,000. Price Realized $314,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Of rectangular shape, the square posts framing an open shelf enclosed by shaped aprons and spandrels, above the cabinet with two doors fitted flush and opening to reveal the shelved interior above two drawers, all above plain aprons on the front and... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

A huanghuali round-cornered tapered kang cabinet, yuanjiaokanggui, 18th century

Lot 1369. A huanghuali round-cornered tapered kang cabinet, yuanjiaokanggui, 18th century; 40 1/8 in. (101.8 cm.) high, 29½ in. (75 cm.) wide, 18¾ in. (47.7 cm.) deep. Estimate $50,000 - $70,000. Price Realized $290,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The round-corner top supported on legs of rounded square section, framing the single-panel doors, the upper section of each carved in openwork with small florets amidst a latticework design, above the lower section with... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

A huanghuali round-cornered tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, 17th century

Lot 1366. A huanghuali round-cornered tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, 17th century; 39 5/8 in. (100.6 cm.) high, 26 in. (66 cm.) wide, 14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) deep. Estimate $35,000 - $50,000. Price Realized $68,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The protruding top frame with beaded, rounded edges supported on corner posts of rounded square section framing the panel doors, opening from the removable center stile to reveal the shelved interior, all above plain aprons and spandrels on the front and... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2019

A pair of huanghuali and huamu official's hat armchairs, sichutouguanmaoyi, 18th century

Lot 1352. A pair of huanghuali and huamu official's hat armchairs, sichutouguanmaoyi, 18th century; 43 in. (109.2 cm.) high, 22 3/8 in. (56.8 cm.) wide, 18 5/8in. (47.3 cm.) deep. Estimate $80,000 - $120,000. Price Realized $362,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Each with shaped crest rail with upswept ends supported on continuous posts which form the rear legs, the S-shaped, slightly splayed splats divided into three sections, the uppermost with an openwork panel of bats and ruyi, centered by an... [Lire la suite]

22 janvier 2019

A huanghuali waisted corner-leg side table, banzhuo, 17th-18th century

Lot 1361. A huanghuali waisted corner-leg side table, banzhuo, 17th-18th century; 33 7/8 in. (86 cm.) high, 36 11/16 in. (93.2 cm.) wide, 20 5/8 in. (52.4 cm.) deep. Estimate $40,000 - USD 60,000. Price Realized $92,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. With two-panel top set within the wide rectangular frame with beaded edge, above a narrow waist and plain aprons, the whole supported on thick legs of square section joined by stepped stretchers and terminating in hoof feet. Provenance: Grace Wu... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2019

An unusual small zitan kang table, kangji, 19th century

Lot 1358. An unusual small zitan kang table, kangji, 19th century; 11 in. (28 cm.) high, 25¼ in. (64.2 cm.) wide, 18 5/16 in. (46.5 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With four-panel top set within the rectangular frame, above aprons carved in sunken relief with key fret and stylized chilong confronted around pearls, the whole supported on short legs of square section terminating in scroll-form hoof feet.  ... [Lire la suite]
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14 janvier 2019

A pair of zitan horseshoeback armchairs, quanyi

Lot 1346. A pair of zitan horseshoeback armchairs, quanyi; 37 in. (94 cm.) high, 20¾ in. (52.7 cm.) wide, 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The curved toprail of each set above gently curved plain splats carved with stylizedchilong roundels and extending beyond the front corner posts, supported on curved stiles on either side, the zitan seat set into the rectangular frame above plain, beaded aprons and spandrels in the... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2018

A rare pair of embellished huanghuali horse-shoe back armchairs, 17th-18th century

Lot 59. A rare pair of embellished huanghuali horse-shoe back armchairs, 17th-18th century. 88.5 by 64 by 65cm., 34 7/8 by 25 1/8 by 25 1/2 in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP. Lot sold 98,500 GBP.  the five-member crestrail inlaid with six mother-of-pearl chilong, the two larger creatures grasping vegetal scrolls towards the rounded terminals, the single-board S-curved splat, flanked by mock-spandrels, featuring two enclosed panels, the upper with inlaid horn and... [Lire la suite]