23 octobre 2021

A pair of huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, 20th century

  Lot 55. A pair of huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, 20th century; 103cm (in) high x 68.5cm (in) wide x 48.5cm (in) deep. Sold for HK$527,500 (Estimate HKD80,000 - 120,000/US$10,000 - 15,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Each chair with curving top rail composing five sections, sloping down to the arms supported by two straight back posts and S-shaped front and back posts, a shaped spandrel beneath each out-scrolled and rounded terminal, the gently-curving central backsplat carved in relief... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2021

A Pair Of Zitan Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, 17th-18th Century

Lot 3429. A Pair Of Zitan Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, 17th-18th Century. L 62.5cm W 68cm H 100cm. Estimate HKD 300,000 - 400,000 (USD 38,462 - 51,282). Sold Price: HKD 900,000 (USD 115,385). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: 1. Christie’s New York, 16 September 1998, lot 562. The Ten-views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, purchased from Eskenazi, no.EK25. Poly Auctions. Scholarly Delights: Furnishings from the Literati’s Studio and Buddhist Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2021

A Pair Of Zitan Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, 17th-18th Century

 Lot 3428. A Pair Of Zitan Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, 17th-18th Century. L 67.5cm W 43cm H 100cm. Estimate HKD 300,000 - 400,000 (USD 38,462 - 51,282). Sold Price: HKD 840,000 (USD 107,692). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: 1. Collection of Mia Faber, Copenhagen2. The Ten-views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, purchased from Eskenazi, no.EK205.A and EK205.B. Poly Auctions. Scholarly Delights: Furnishings from the Literati’s Studio and Buddhist Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2021

A pair of huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Late Ming–early Qing dynasty

Lot 34. A pair of huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Late Ming–early Qing dynasty; seat area 60 by 46.7 cm,  overall 69.8 by 46.7 by h. 98 cm. Estimate: 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold: 2,520,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with a curving crest rail terminating in outscrolled handgrips, supported by a gently curved S-shaped back splat flanked by shaped flanges and carved with a ruyi-shaped cartouche enclosing a pair of chilong, the mat seat set within... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2020

Classical Chinese Furniture from a European Private Collection sold at Sotheby's London,

This carefully selected collection of huanghuali and zitan furniture features high-quality Chinese furniture from the late Ming and Qing dynasty, along with several items for the scholar’s desk. Consisting of twenty-six lots in total, the sale features a marble inlaid bed, beautifully carved altar tables and armchairs, as well as several different styles of cabinets that reveals the Ming and Qing craftsman’s repertoire. Lot 101. A huanghuali horseshoe-back armchair, quanyi, 17th century; 99.2 by 67.5 by 66... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2020

Lark Mason Associates announces Fall Sale of Asian, Ancient and Ethnographic Works

NEW YORK, NY.- An impressive array of rare Chinese 18th century cloisonné huanghuali furniture, ancient bronzes and archaic jades headline the Lark Mason Associates’ sale of Asian, Ancient and Ethnographic Works of Art on the iGavelAuctions.com platform. “We’re delighted to offer a broad range of objects and furniture which represent China’s important contribution to the field of decorative arts,” says Lark Mason, who founded iGavel, one of the earliest online auction platforms. “Many of our items are from private... [Lire la suite]

04 octobre 2020

A rare set of four huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 95. A rare set of four huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 58.7 by 46.5 by h. 97 cm, 23 by 18 by h. 38 ¼ in. Estimate: 3,500,000 - 4,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,410,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with a gracefully curving crestrail terminating in outscrolled handgrips, supported by a gently curved S-shaped backsplat carved in low relief with a ruyi-shaped cartouche enclosing a pair of dragon flanking a stylised shou character, the... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2020

A pair of  huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, 17th-18th century

Lot 33. A pair of  huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, 17th-18th century; 66.5 by 95.5 by 27cm., 26 1/4  by 37 5/8  by 10 5/8 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 75,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. each with curving toprail sloping down to the arms terminating in a curved hook beyond the corner posts set with shaped spandrels, the backsplat carved with an open-work ruyi-shaped panel, the lower register with a scrolled open-work... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2019

A pair of hongmu horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, 19th century

Lot 1108.A pair of hongmu horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, 19th century; 38¾ in. (98.3 cm.) high, 22¼ in. (56.3 cm.) wide, 18 1/8 in. (46 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The sweeping crest rail terminates in outswept hooks above shaped spandrels and forms an elegant curve above the slightly curved splat. The rear and front posts continue through the seat frame to form the rounded legs, joined by stepped stretchers and a foot rest above a... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2019

A pair of huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, 19th century

Lot 1105. A pair of huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, 19th century; 38½ in. (97.8 cm.) high, 22¾ in. (57.8 cm.) wide, 20¾ in. (52.7 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 293,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 Each has a continuous curving top rail terminating in outward-sweeping hooks, and is supported by curved and straight supports and an S-shaped splat. The soft mat seat is set within a beaded, rectangular frame raised on rounded-square legs and joined by humpback... [Lire la suite]