03 juin 2020

A large huanghuali and dalishi marble table screen, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 138. A large huanghuali and dalishi marble table screen, Late Ming dynasty; 62 by 56.3 by 32.7 cm., 24 3/8  by 22 1/8  by 12 7/8  in. Estimate 380,000 — 550,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,375,000 HKD (158,064 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. beautifully modelled, the two base supports edged with drum-shaped and deep curvilinear aprons on each side, flanking a pair of openwork panels inset below a well-figured dalishi marble evoking mountains and clouds. ... [Lire la suite]

03 juin 2020

A zitan side table, zhuo, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 137. A zitan side table, zhuo, Late Ming dynasty; 86.8 by 122.7 by 52.5 cm., 34 1/8  by 48 1/4  by 20 5/8  in.. Estimate 900,000 — 1,800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,600,000 HKD (298,885 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon frame and flush, tongue-and-grooved, five board floating-panel construction supported by four dovetailed transverse stretchers, the shorter members of the frame top with exposed tenons, the edge of... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2020

A pair of huanghuali square corner kang cabinets, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 136. A pair of huanghuali square corner kang cabinets, Late Ming dynasty; 49.9 by 39.2 by 24.3 cm., 19 5/8  by 15 3/8  by 9 5/8  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,920,000 HKD (450,627 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each with a top of mitre, mortise and exposed tenon construction with a flush, tongue-and-grooved, floating panel supported by two dovetailed transverse stretchers underneath, the four square uprights pyramid-joined to the top... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2020

A huanghuali plank-top kang table, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 135. A huanghuali plank-top kang table, Late Ming dynasty; 29.3 by 122.4 by 28.6 cm., 11 1/2  by 48 1/4  by 11 1/4  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,360,000 HKD (271,296 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of substantial material, the top made of a solid single plank, supported on splayed square-sectioned legs double-tennoned to the plank top and curving gently outward at the feet, the legs gently rounded on the outside and cut to... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2020

A set of four huanghuali rectangular stools, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 134. A set of four huanghuali rectangular stools, Late Ming dynasty; 51.5 by 45.6 by 40.1 cm., 20 1/4  by 17 7/8  by 15 3/4  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 6,680,000 HKD (767,906 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each frame top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction, with exposed tenons on the short sides of the frame, drilled for soft-seat construction (now replaced with old matting), supported by two curved transverse... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2020

A huanghuali lute table, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 133. A huanghuali lute table, Late Ming dynasty; 80.2 by 108 by 61.5 cm., 31 5/8  by 42 1/2  by 24 1/2  in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 7,520,000 HKD (864,469 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction with a flush, two-board floating panel tongue-and-grooved into the mitred frame, supported by three dovetailed transverse braces, the short sides of the top with exposed tenons, the frame... [Lire la suite]

18 mai 2020

A pair of huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinets on stands, yuanjiaogui, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 115. A pair of huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinets on stands, yuanjiaogui, Late Ming dynasty; 186 by 80.5 by 47 cm., 73 1/4  by 31 5/8  by 18 1/2  in. Estimate 12,000,000 — 18,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 15,680,000 HKD (1,802,509 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each cabinet top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon, tongue-and-grooved floating panel construction with one dovetailed transverse brace underneath, the edge of the frame beginning and ending... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2020

A zitan recessed-leg long table, qiaotouan, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 114. A zitan recessed-leg long table, qiaotouan, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 84.8 by 146 by 35.9 cm., 33 3/8  by 57 1/2  by 14 1/8  in. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 5,000,000 HKD (574,780 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the top of a single-board floating panel tongue-and-grooved to the frame with shaped everted flanges, made of the same piece of wood as the small frame members at the ends, the edge of the frame gently... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2020

A huanghuali balance stand, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 113. A huanghuali balance stand, Late Ming dynasty; 74.1 by 66.8 by 24.7 cm., 29 1/8  by 26 1/4  by 9 3/4  in. Estimate 380,000 — 550,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,750,000 HKD (201,173 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the plain rectangular base set with a drawer fitted with a baitong plate and pull, flanked by two uprights secured by openwork ear-shaped spandrels detailed with coiled dragons on top of drum elements and a... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2020

A small huanghuali and dalishi marble table screen, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 112. A small huanghuali and dalishi marble table screen, Late Ming dynasty; 23.7 by 24.7 by 12.5 cm., 9 3/8  by 9 3/4  by 4 7/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,250,000 HKD (143,695 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular creamy-beige dalishi marble panel with white, grey and brown inclusions, mounted in a huanghuali frame above a cusped spandrelled apron. Exhibited: The Dr. S. Y. Yip Collection of Classic... [Lire la suite]