31 mars 2016

A pair of huanghuali large horseshoe armchairs, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 117. A pair of huanghuali large horseshoe armchairs, Late Ming dynasty;  102 by 61.6 by 47.6 cm, 40 1/8  by 24 1/4  by 18 3/4  in. Estimate 2,800,000 — 4,000,000 HKD (329,544 - 470,778 EUR). Lot Sold 3,920,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. each well proportioned, the arm, beginning and ending in gently returning knobs, constructed of five sections joined by overlapping pressure-pegged scarf joins, the plain 'S'-curved back splat... [Lire la suite]