16 septembre 2019

A pair of huanghuali 'southern official's hat' armchairs, nanguanmaoyi, 17th-18th century

Lot 874. A pair of huanghuali 'southern official's hat' armchairs, nanguanmaoyi, 17th-18th century; 45 in. (114.3 cm.) high, 23 ¼ in. (59 cm.) wide, 18 in. (45.7 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 162,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each has a curved crestrail supported on curved rear posts and an S-shaped splat. The arm rails are supported on slender standing stiles that terminate in the front posts above the soft mat seat and cusped, beaded aprons and plain,... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2019

A rare pair of huanghuali rectangular waisted stools, changfangdeng, 17th-18th century

Lot 872. A rare pair of huanghuali rectangular waisted stools, changfangdeng, 17th-18th century; 20 ¼ in. (51.3 cm.) high, 19 ¾ in. (51 cm.) wide, 18 3/8 in. (46.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 162,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each stool has a soft mat seat set within a rectangular frame with beaded edge, above a narrow waist and plain, beaded aprons. The whole is supported on slightly inward-curved, thick, beaded legs of square section joined by... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2019

A pair of famille rose 'Hundred deer' hu-form vases, 19th century

Lot 1104. A pair of famille rose 'Hundred deer' hu-form vases, 19th century; 17 ¼ in. (43.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 168,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Each vase is decorated with the 'hundred deer' motif, depicting a continuous scene of deer frolicking in grassy meadows and beside a river, all within a rocky, mountainous landscape with pine trees, the shoulder flanked by a pair of coral-red, dragon-scroll handles. The base of each is... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2019

A rare parquetry-embellished zitan corner-leg table, tiaozhuo, late 18th-19th century

Lot 888. A rare parquetry-embellished zitan corner-leg table, tiaozhuo, late 18th-19th century; 31 3/8 in. (79.7 cm.) high, 34 ¾ in. (88.2 cm.) wide, 14 7/8 in. (37.7 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 175,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The top is composed of a floating panel finely inlaid with square pieces of zitan, huanghuali, and nanmu in a geometric pattern set in a rectangular frame with 'water-stopping' molding and 'ice-plate' edge. The narrow... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2019

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

Lot 892. A pair of huanghuali 'official's hat' armchairs, sichutouguanmaoyi, 18th century; 45 ¼ in. (114.9 cm.) high, 23 1/8 in. (58.7 cm.) wide, 18 7/8 in. (47.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 180,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 212,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each has a protruding crestrail supported on a broad S-shaped splat and curved rear posts which continue to form the rear legs. The curved arms are supported on tapering, curved stiles and curved front posts which continue through the seat... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2019

A rare and large mottled dark green jade alms bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

L0t 844. A rare and large mottled dark green jade alms bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 237,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The deep vessel with thick sides and rounded base is well-carved in high relief on the exterior with seven Buddhas seated in dhyanasana. The stone is of mottled dark green, black and pale-green color.The deep vessel with thick sides and rounded base is well-carved in high relief on the... [Lire la suite]

15 septembre 2019

A rare huanghuali rock table, 17th century

Lot 881. A rare huanghuali rock table, 17th century; 33 in. (83.8 cm.) high, 43 1/8 in. (109.5 cm.) wide, 21 1/8 in. (53.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 250,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The single, floating-panel-top is set in a rectangular frame with molded edges above a tall waist and plain, beaded apron. The whole is supported by 'giant arm's' braces and raised on beaded legs of square section terminating in finely carved hoof feet. Note: Of elegant... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2019

A rare huanghuali rock table, 17th century

Lot 881. A rare huanghuali rock table, 17th century; 33 in. (83.8 cm.) high, 43 1/8 in. (109.5 cm.) wide, 21 1/8 in. (53.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 250,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The single, floating-panel-top is set in a rectangular frame with molded edges above a tall waist and plain, beaded apron. The whole is supported by 'giant arm's' braces and raised on beaded legs of square section terminating in finely carved hoof feet. Note: Of elegant... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2019

A massive blue and white jardinière, Kangxi period (1662-1722), with cyclical date corresponding to 1717

Lot 1091. A massive blue and white jardinière, Kangxi period (1662-1722), with cyclical date corresponding to 1717; 23 in. (58.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 262,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The deep, bell-shaped body is decorated on one side with a scene of two scholars playing weiqi in a canopied boat with attendants at the stern, drifting down a tranquil river in a mountainous landscape. The reverse is inscribed with the Chi Bi Fu (Ode... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2019

A large teadust-glazed hu-shaped vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 1103. A large teadust-glazed hu-shaped vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795; 21 ½ in. (52 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 275,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The ovoid body is encircled by three double bow-string bands below a pair of molded mask and ring handles applied to the shoulder at the base of the slightly waisted neck that rises to a flared mouth encircled by a molded band. The vase is covered overall with a... [Lire la suite]