01 décembre 2021

A fine and rare huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, Hua'an, 17th century

Lot 221. A fine and rare huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, Hua'an, 17th century; 122.5cm (48 1/4in) wide x 73.5cm (29in) deep x 85cm (33 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$ 1,500,000 - 2,000,000 (€ 170,000 - 230,000). Sold for HK$ 2,252,500 (€ 255,948). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The two-panel top set within the wide rectangular frame, above plain aprons and spandrels moulded with beaded, thumb-grooved edge, the whole supported on slightly splayed legs of rounded section and joined by pairs of... [Lire la suite]

06 mai 2021

A huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, hua'an, Late Ming–early Qing dynasty

Lot 45. A huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, hua'an, Late Ming–early Qing dynasty; 84 by 56 by h. 183 cm. Estimate: 1,600,000 - 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold: 2,142,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the long rectangular top set with a floating panel in a moulded frame, above a plain apron with short spandrels, supported on slightly splayed legs of circular section, each pair of legs joined by two horizontal stretchers on the shorter sides. Provenance: Grace Wu Bruce,... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2019

A huanghuali rectangular corner-leg painting table, hua'an, 19th century

Lot 1115. A huanghuali rectangular corner-leg painting table, hua'an, 19th century; 34 in. (86.5 cm.) high, 67 5/8 in. (171.7 cm.) wide, 24 in. (61 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. Price realised USD 269,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The two-panel top is set within a rectangular frame with a thumb-grooved edge above a narrow, plain waist. The top is supported on a beaded apron and beaded legs of square section which terminate in hoof feet, and are joined by humpback stretchers. ... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2019

A very rare large huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, hua'an, 17th century

Lot 1110. A very rare large huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, hua'an, 17th century; 31 7/8 in. (81 cm.) high, 77 in. (197 cm.) wide, 22 in. (56.5 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 365,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The beautifully proportioned table has an attractively figured single-panel top set within the wide, rectangular frame with beaded, thumb-grooved edge above plain aprons and spandrels. The whole is raised on thick legs of rounded section joined by... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2018

A huanguali painting table, hua'an, early 20th century

Lot 293. A huanguali painting table, hua'an, early 20th century; 33 ½ in. (85.5 cm.) high, 57 1/8 in. (145 cm.) wide, 27 ½ in. (70 cm) deep. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 35,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The two-panel top is set within the rectangular frame above moulded aprons, all raised on legs with pairs of rounded square stretchers.  Property from the Zhidao Zhai Collection. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
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30 novembre 2016

The wonders of China: Fine watches and jewellery bring a sparkle to Piguet Auction House's Christmas sale

GENEVA.- This year Piguet Auction House will hold its Christmas sale from 12 to 15 December, offering a selection of 3100 lots with a global estimate of CHF 3.5-4.5 million. This winter, the focus is on Chinese art with an exceptionally rare collection of Ming/Qing (17th century) dynasty huanghuali wood furniture from a private Swiss collection, an unseen painting from the internationally renowned Chu The-Chun (1920-2014) and original bound lithographs signed Zao Wou-ki (1921-2013).  The Fine Jewellery and Watches... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2013

Fine Huanghuali furniture from an important private American collection to be offered at Christie's New York

Fine Huanghuali Furniture From an Important Private American Collection.  NEW YORK, NY.- On March 21, Christie's will offer 13 pieces of Fine Huanghuali Furniture from an Important Private American Collection. Dating from the 17th and 18th centuries, each is constructed from huanghuali, also known as yellow rosewood, among the most desirable and highly sought-after wood in Chinese furniture construction. Each item is a superb example of its type and carries an impeccable provenance.  Highlighting the collection is a... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2009

A collection of Chinese furniture @ Bonhams New York

A pair of massive huanghuali veneer compound cupboards, Sijiangui, 18th Century Each massive cupboard with hat chest composed of two framed doors separated by a removeable stile opening to reveal a single shelf and framed by square vertical rails above a lower cabinet set with massive floating panel-framed doors against a central stile enclosing a single shelf suspending two drawers over removeable covers for recessed hidden storage, fronted by plain panels over aprons elaborately carved with classic foliate tendrils... [Lire la suite]
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