06 avril 2023

Chinese Furniture sold at Sotheby's New York, 22 March 2023

Lot 542. A rare 'huanghuali' square-corner display cabinet (Lianggegui), Qing dynasty, 17th century. Height 204.8 cm; Width 112.4 cm; Depth 61.6 cm. Lot Sold 1,330,500 USD (Estimate 300,000 - 500,000 USD). © Sotheby's Property from The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung Provenance: Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, 21st May 1998. Staging Treasures: A Rare huanghuali Square-Corner Display Cabinet 17th century examples of cabinets made specifically for the... [Lire la suite]

24 décembre 2018

A 'hongmu' low back armchair, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 1071. A 'hongmu' low back armchair, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height 34 5/8  in., 87.9 cm; Width 23 in., 58.4 cm; Depth 18 3/4  in., 47.6 cm. Estimate $5 000- $7,000. Sold: $52,500. © Sotheby's the straight crestrail pipe-jointed to the back posts, the open back framed on three sides by scrolled and beaded brackets, repeated on the straight arms continuing down to form the front posts, the hard mat seat within a molded edge frame and a gallery rail at the back and... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2017

Four 'hongmu' marble-inset armchairs, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 915. Four 'hongmu' marble-inset armchairs, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 162,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. each with square-section members forming the undulating crestrail and straight back posts joined by well-carved openwork lingzhi enclosing a circular marble plaque of ivory color, suffused with brown striations, the stepped and recessed arms with further lingzhi motifs, the hardwood seat supported on four angular cabriole... [Lire la suite]