19 mars 2015

A pair of Chinese Huanghuali and mixed hardwood side table (tiaozhuo), Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of Chinese Huanghuali and mixed hardwood side table (tiaozhuo), Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's each with a rectangular floating panel set within a standard mortise and tenon molded frame, supported by three transverse stretchers, the short recessed waist surmounting a shaped and beaded apron, supported on four square section beaded legs terminating in hoof feet (2). Height 33 3/4  in., 84.4 cm; Width 35 1/2  in., 90.1... [Lire la suite]

19 mars 2015

A pair of Huanghuali yokeback sidechairs (dengguayi), Qing dynasty, 18th century

A pair of Huanghuali yokeback sidechairs (dengguayi), Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 52,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's each with a yoke-shaped crest rail terminating in truncated ends, set above a plain S-shaped rectangular backsplat of matched grain and undulating backposts, set upon the hard cane seat secured within a rectangular molded frame to the legs joined by a cusped and outlined apron in the front and plain arched stretchers along the sides and back, all... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2015

A pair of Huanghuali 'Official's Hat' yokeback armchairs (sichutou guanmaoyi), 17th-18th century

A pair of Huanghuali 'Official's Hat' yokeback armchairs (sichutou guanmaoyi), 17th-18th century. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 100,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's each with a gently scrolling crestrail terminating in truncated ends, joined to cylindrical posts and a wide S-curved rectangular splat of matching grain, the serpentine outline arms slightly recessed with the truncated ends continuing and supported by shaped brackets, the molded-edge soft-matted seat frame above a... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2015

A Huanghuali yokeback armchair (sichutou guanmaoyi), Ming dynasty, 17th century

A Huanghuali yokeback armchair (sichutou guanmaoyi), Ming dynasty, 17th century. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 USD. Lot sold 187,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's the solidly carved toprail with shaped yoke and upswept flat ends supported on corner posts which continue through to the back legs, centered by a thick, attractively grained S-shaped rectangular back splat, the elongated serpentine arms supported by curved stiles and posts, the hard mat seat above the round-section front legs joined... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2015

A Huanghuali recessed-leg table (qiaotouan), Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

A Huanghuali recessed-leg table (qiaotouan), Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot sold 250,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the rectangular mitered, mortise and tenon frame top with a single flush, floating panel and inset everted ends, tongue and grooved into the inside edge of the frame with four transverse stretchers, all supported on four splayed, cylindrical legs joined by a plain apron with complex cloud collar spandrels and double stretchers to either side. Height 31 1/4  in., 79.4... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2015

A rare large huanghuali folding stool, jiaowu, China, Ming dynasty, 17th century

A rare large huanghuali folding stool, jiaowu, China, Ming dynasty, 17th century. Estimate $300,000 – $500,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The upper frame comprised of two elegantly shaped horizontal members carved with confronted chilong framing the woven seat, supported on four legs of rounded section joined at the center by pins secured with baitong hardware, the legs secured to the horizontal feet with similar hardware and flanking the footrest, set with ruyi-head corner mounts and a... [Lire la suite]


17 mars 2015

A very rare huanghuali recessed-leg demountable trestle-leg table, China, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

A very rare huanghuali recessed-leg demountable trestle-leg table, China, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Estimate $300,000 – $500,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The well-figured, single-plank top with everted ends above finely beaded apron continuing to pierced spandrels, raised on trestles fitted with openwork panels carved with shaped, beaded cartouches and fit into shoe feet - 33 1/8 in. (84.1 cm.) high, 71 ¼ in. (178.6 cm.) wide, 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) deep Provenance: By repute, the... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2015

A rare huanghuali compound cabinet and hatchest, sijiangui, China, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

A rare huanghuali compound cabinet and hatchest, sijiangui, China, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Estimate $300,000 – $500,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Of rectangular form, the hatchest with panel doors fitted flush and opening to reveal a shelved interior above the cabinet with similar configuration, the cabinet doors opening to reveal the shelved interior with two drawers, all above shaped beaded aprons carved with interlocked leafy scroll on the narrow sides and elaborate lotus scroll on the... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2015

A rare 'four-corners-exposed' official's hat arm chair, sichutouguanmaoyi, China, Ming dynasty, 17th century

A rare 'four-corners-exposed' official's hat arm chair, sichutouguanmaoyi, China, Ming dynasty, 17th century. Estimate $300,000 – $500,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The elegantly shaped, protruding crestrail supported on a well-figured S-shaped splat and gracefully curving rear posts continuing to form the rear legs, the curved arm rails supported on tapering vertical stiles and extending beyond the front posts, the huanghuali seat within the rectangular frame above beaded aprons and spandrels,... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2015

A very rare pair of huanghuali bamboo-form continuous horseshoe-back armchairs,quanyi, China, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty

A very rare pair of huanghuali bamboo-form continuous horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, China, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th-early 18th century. Estimate $300,000 – $500,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each with wide sweeping crestrail above the S-shaped splat, supported on deeply curved standing stiles and terminating in the front legs, the hard mat seats set within the rectangular frame with rounded edge above simple shaped aprons carved in imitation of bamboo, the legs joined by stepped... [Lire la suite]


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