30 avril 2019

A rare huanghuali altar table, qiaotouan, Qing dynasty, early 18th century

Lot 153. A rare huanghuali altar table, qiaotouan, Qing dynasty, early 18th century; 95.5 by 201 by 45 cm, 37 3/8  by 79 1/4  by 17 3/4  in. Estimate £80,000 — 120,000. Lot Sold 100,000 GBP (129,210 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the panelled rectangular top terminating in everted flanges, above a plain beaded apron carved and pierced with ruyi scrolls atop each leg, the square section legs secured by two cross braces joined by a quatrefoil brace, all above a... [Lire la suite]

14 septembre 2017

Freeman's kicks off Asia Week with its biannual Asian Arts auction totalling $1.5 million

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- On September 9, Freeman’s launched its Fall 2017 season and helped kick off Asia Week with its biannual Asian Arts auction. With an active room and full bank of phone bidders, the exciting auction attracted a considerable number of new bidders and saw many lots sell wellabove their presale estimates. The 578-lot sale totaled just over $1.5 million. The auction offered fine examples of decorative arts, furniture, textiles, paintings and works on paper, highlighted by fresh-to-the-market property from... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2015

A small but fine huanghuali altar table (pingtou'an), China, Ming dynasty

A small but fine huanghuali altar table (pingtou'an), China, Ming dynasty. Estimate CHF 30 000.- / 50 000.- € 27 780.- / 46 300. Photo Koller. 103x39.5x83 cm. Minor restorations.  Swiss private collection, purchased at Martin Fung Hongkong in 1987. Certificate available (there dated back to the 16th century).  Koller. Art Asiatique (Himalaya et Chine): Vente A175AS, 17 November 2015 10:00
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25 juin 2014

A Pair of Zitan and Mixed Hardwood Altar Tables

A Pair of Zitan and Mixed Hardwood Altar Tables. Photo Bonhams. Each paneled top of miter, mortise and tenon construction above an apron and spandrels elaborately carved with dragons emerging from swirling clouds and contesting flaming jewels, the decoration repeated on the beaded supports tenoned into embellished slab feet, the interior of the supports enhanced with attached pierced key fret panels. 32 7/8 x 41 x 17 1/4in (83.4 x 140.1 x 40.4cm). Sold for US$ 413,000 (€303,275) FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART, San Francisco, 24 Jun... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2014

A zitan altar table, Late Qing-Republic period

A zitan altar table, Late Qing-Republic period. Photo Bonhams. The two-board paneled top set into a mitered, mortise and tenon frame above a plain waist and humpback stretcher apron fitted with vertical bracket posts on the short and long side and tenoned to squared supports and hoof feet. 34 3/4 x 76 x 21 1/4in (88.5 x 193 x 54cm). Sold for US$ 233,000 (€171,097) Provenance: collection of a former Shanghai family, brought into the United States in the 1930's FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART, San Francisco, 24 Jun 2014... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2014

A huanghuali altar table, 18th century

A huanghuali altar table, 18th century. Photo Bonhams. The floating panel top set into a mitered, mortise and tenon frame over a plain beaded apron with U-shaped spandrels joined to tubular supports and paired cross braces. 32 1/4 x 76 5/8 x 20 1/4in (82 x 194.5 x 51.5cm). Sold for US$ 389,000 (€285,651)  FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART, San Francisco, 24 Jun 2014 -http://www.bonhams.com/
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19 mars 2014

A Huanghuali Wood Altar Table with Flanges, Ming Dynasty, 17th Century

A Huanghuali Wood Altar Table with Flanges, Ming Dynasty, 17th Century. Photo courtesy Andy Hei. 128(L) x 29(D) x 87(H)cm Andy Hei. MasterArt at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.masterart.com/
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