31 janvier 2018

A rare and unusual 'huanghuali' square table (kangji), 17th century

Lot 343. A rare and unusual 'huanghuali' square table (kangji), 17th century; 11 1/2 by 30 3/4 by 30 3/4 in., 29.3 by 78 by 78 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 158,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2010. the two panel top set within a square frame, all above a waisted section carved and pierced with archaistic scrolls and simulated bamboo nodes on each corner, continuing down to the shaped apron carved with confronting dragons, flanked by animal-head cabriole legs terminating in claw and... [Lire la suite]
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31 janvier 2018

A 'huanghuali' square-corner cabinet (fangjiao gui), Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 341. A 'huanghuali' square-corner cabinet (fangjiao gui), Qing dynasty, 18th century; 75 3/4 by 40 by 42 1/2 in., 192.4 by 101.6 by 108 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 158,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2010. the large cabinet set with a pair of hinged doors composed of single-board floating panel within rectangular frames, all above a blind rectangular panel and a plain apron, the shorter sides with similar aprons, opening to reveal the interior with two shelves, the upper shelf... [Lire la suite]