10 septembre 2018

A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo, Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Lot 89. A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo, Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century; 12 x 36 1/2 x 22 1/4 in (30.5 x 93 x 56.5cm). Estimate: 12,000-15,000 USD. Sold for US$ 31,250 (€ 26,860). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The rectangular-paneled top with a 'water-stopping' beaded rim above an 'ice-plate' edge and plain waist supported by dramatic cabriole legs ending in articulated, clawed feet on pads, the fierce animal mask terminals with gaping jaws, bulging eyes, flaring nostrils and flowing hair, joined by a... [Lire la suite]

23 mai 2018

Magnificent imperial white jade vessel leads the Hong Kong fine Chinese ceramics and works of art sale

Lot 27. A magnificent Imperial white jade 'phoenix' vessel, gong, Qianlong (1736-1795); 18.8cm (7 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$ 8,000,000 - 12,000,000 (€ 870,000 - 1,300,000). Sold for HK$ 11,140,000 (€ 1,219,432) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Hong Kong - Bonhams Hong Kong is privileged to offer for its forthcoming Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale on Tuesday 29 May in Hong Kong, a carefully curated auction of 63 lots, representing the breadth and depth of China's cultural heritage from the... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2017

A huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 76. A huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo, Late Ming dynasty. Estimate USD  40,000 - 60,000. Sold for US$ 48,750 (€41,888). Photo: Bonhams. The three-board top set in a rectangular frame, bordered by a 'water stopping' edge above a short waist, the aprons muscularly carved on each side with striding pairs of confronting archaistic chilong wreathed with foliate scroll, all raised on four thick cabriole legs of square section decorated with curling leaves, terminating in 'pearl and leaf' feet... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2016

A rare zitan low table, Kangzhuo, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty

Lot 6014. A rare zitan low table, Kangzhuo, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty; 10 5/16 x 36 1/2 x 24 15/16in (26.2 x 92.8 x 63.4cm). Estimate US$ 40,000 - 60,000 (€36,000 - 54,000). Sold for US$ 118,750 (€ 95,053). Photo: Bonhams. The four-board floating panel top set into a mitre, mortise-and-tenon frame with 'water-stopping' edge and supported by three transverse stretchers underneath with two exposed tenons on the long side, over a recessed waist and elegantly shaped and beaded apron fastened to the top... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2016

A huanghuali low table, kangzhuo, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 6010. A huanghuali low table, kangzhuo, Late Ming dynasty; 12 x 36 3/4 x 23 1/8in (30.5 x 93.5 x 58.8cm). Estimate US$ 50,000 - 70,000 (€44,000 - 62,000). Sold for US$ 125,000 (€ 100,056). Photo: Bonhams. The single-board well-figured floating panel top of standard mitre, mortise-and-tenon construction supported by three transverse stretchers underneath, two with exposed tenons, the frame with 'water-stopping' edge and tapering inward to a narrow flat band over a recessed waist and elegantly beaded... [Lire la suite]
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27 août 2016

A small huanghuali table, kangzhuo, 17th century

Lot 6001. A small huanghuali table, kangzhuo, 17th century; Sold for US$ 68,750 (€ 55,030). Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Sold for US$ 68,750 (€ 55,030). Photo: Bonhams. The two-board floating panel top set into a mitre, mortise-and-tenon frame with "ice-plate" edge over a separate recessed waist and elegantly carved xiangcai centered beaded apron half-lapped and tenoned to leaf-embellished cabriole legs, the top frame and legs fitted with elegant... [Lire la suite]

24 août 2016

A huanghuali kang table, kangzhuo, 17th century

Lot 1201. A huanghuali kang table, kangzhuo, 17th century. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The single-paneled top is set within a rectangular frame above a recessed waist and beaded, shaped aprons carved with intertwined tendrils and lingzhi motif. All is supported on cabriole legs terminating in ruyi-form feet. 12 ¼ in. (31.2 cm.) high, 35 ¾ in. (90.8 cm.) wide, 20 in. (50.8 cm.) deep Provenance : Grace Wu Bruce, Hong Kong. Property from... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2016

A huanghuali low table (kangzhuo), 17th-18th century

Lot 50. A huanghuali low table (kangzhuo), 17th-18th century. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's with well-figured two-board floating paneled top mitered, mortised and tenoned to the rectangular frame, the frame edge molded and tapering inward terminating in a beaded edge above a narrow recessed waist, the scrolling and beaded apron carved with confronting chilong, all supported on four square-section cabriole legs ending in inward scrolled feet. Height 12 1/2  in., 31.8 cm; Width... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2015

Pricey Chinese takeout at Quinn & Farmer as pair of huanghuali stools and zitan kang table sell for $700K

Important Pair of Huanghuali Cabriole Leg Stools, fangdeng, 17th-18th century; 21" H x 20 1/4" W x 20 1/2" D. Purchased from Christie's, September 19, 1996, Lot 104. Estimation 100 000,00 - 150 000,00 USD. Sold for $448,400. Courtesy Quinn & Farmer image. CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.- Two lots of antique Chinese furniture entered in Quinn & Farmer’s April 18 auction proved to be stellar investments for the consignor who purchased them at Christie’s in 1996, a time when the Asian secondary market was still... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2013

A huanghuali low table (kangzhuo), late Ming dynasty, 17th century

A huanghuali low table (kangzhuo), late Ming dynasty, 17th century. Photo courtesy Sotheby's two well figured panels joined and inset into a mitered frame with molded edge, above a pierced recessed waist enclosing pairs of highly stylized archaistic chilong above a well-shaped arched and cusped, beaded apron caved with further pairs of confronting chilong amid scrolling leaves, with lion masks at each corner above cabriole legs terminating in padded ball and claw feet,... [Lire la suite]