18 septembre 2018

A 'zitan' 'Dragon and Phoenix' document box and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1275. A 'zitan' 'Dragon and Phoenix' document box and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 8 1/2  in., 21.6 cm; Width 17 in., 43.2 cm; Depth 11 in., 27.9 cm. Estimate: 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Sold Price: 21,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of rectangular form, the top panel deeply carved with a frontal dragon coiling around a central shou character amid flames and swirling clouds, the front panel with a pair of confronting phoenix amid foliate scrollwork, repeated on the sides... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2018

A 'Zitan' and hardwood tabletop cabinet, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1318. A 'Zitan' and hardwood tabletop cabinet, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 25 3/8  in., 64.5 cm; Widht 15 1/4  in., 38.7 cm; Depth 7 1/2  in., 19 cm. Estimate: 6,000-8,000 USD. Sold Price: 200,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular frame with square corners, inset on three sides with well carved panels, each enclosing a writhing dragon amid swirling clouds, a pair of doors to the front, the interior fitted with a shelf above two drawers and a covered storage well, the... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

A 'zitan' waisted corner-leg bench, chundeng, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 295. A 'zitan' waisted corner-leg bench, chundeng, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height  19 1/2 in., 49.5 cm; Width 49 1/2  in., 127.73 cm; Depth 20 1/2  in., 52.1 cm. Estimate: 20,000-30,000 USD. Sold Price: 81,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's the rectangular frame with molded edge of typical miter, mortise and tenon construction enclosing a soft-mat seat supported underneath by three bowed transverse stretchers, resting on an associated base with a recessed waist and plain... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2018

A 'zitan' waisted corner-leg bench, chundeng, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 295. A 'zitan' waisted corner-leg bench, chundeng, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height  19 1/2 in., 49.5 cm; Width 49 1/2  in., 127.73 cm; Depth 20 1/2  in., 52.1 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the rectangular frame with molded edge of typical miter, mortise and tenon construction enclosing a soft-mat seat supported underneath by three bowed transverse stretchers, resting on an associated base with a recessed waist and plain straight apron, made of one... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2018

A pair of waistless 'zitan' tables, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 351. A pair of waistless 'zitan' tables, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 33 by 45 by 15 3/4 in., 84 by 115 by 40 cm. Estimate 30,000—50,000 USD. Lot Sold  254,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2010. each with two rectangular top panels set within a rectangular frame, continuing down to fluted legs of rectangular cross-section and ending in scroll-end feet, the apron of lattice and archaistic scroll form (2). Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and works of Art. 15 Sept 2010. New York
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18 septembre 2017

A pair of embellished 'zitan' 'Hundred Antiques' panels, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 902. A pair of embellished 'zitan' 'Hundred Antiques' panels, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 75,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. each rectangular black-lacquered panel set within a zitan wood carved surround imitating a display cabinet with the varying compartments enclosing an array of inlaid 'precious objects' in complementary mirror image, including ruyi scepters, bowls of fruit, flower-filled planters, brushpots, vases, books and scrolls,... [Lire la suite]
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