24 janvier 2019

A pair of huanghuali low-back armchairs (meiguiyi), 17th century

Lot 409. A pair of huanghuali low-back armchairs (meiguiyi), 17th century; Height 31 1/2  in., 80 cm; Width 20 7/8  in., 53 cm; Depth 17 in., 43.2 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 100,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2014. each with the rounded corner top rail pipe-joined to the stiles continuing through the seat frame to form the back legs, the arms with similar round corners mortised, tenoned and half-lapped to the stiles and pipe-joined to the posts, two horizontal... [Lire la suite]
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25 mai 2018

A pair of huanghuali armchairs, Meiguiyi, Late Ming - Early Qing dynasty

Lot 457. A pair of huanghuali armchairs, Meiguiyi, Late Ming - Early Qing dynasty; 91.5 by 56 by 45 cm, 36 by 22 by 17 3/4  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with a rectangular top rail mortised and tennoned to the stiles, set with a beaded-edge apron shaped with angular scrolls and tongue-and-grooved into the top rail, the stiles continuing through the seat frame and extending as the back legs, the arms mortise and tenon to the stiles and posts, continuing through the seat... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2017

An exceptionally rare huanghuali lowback armchair,meiguiyi, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty

Lot 8111. An exceptionally rare huanghuali lowback armchair,meiguiyi, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty; 20 3/4 in. (52.7cm.) wide, 16 3/8 in. (41.5 cm.) deep, 31 1/4 in. (79.4 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The chair with a square-section top rail supported on posts of conforming shape extending to the back legs bracing series of vertical and horizontal square-section spindles forming three layers... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2017

A rare huanghuali low-back arm chair, Meiguiyi, 17th/18th century

Lot 327. A rare huanghuali low-back arm chair, Meiguiyi, 17th-18th century. Estimate £120,000 - 150,000 (€140,000 - 180,000). Photo: Bonhams. With rounded corner top rail and arm rests, hidden mortise and tenoned to the stiles running through the seat to become the front and back legs, the back apron elegantly carved with key-fret and beaded borders resting on a horizontal stretcher tenoned to the back rails and front posts and to the seat by two pillar struts, the seat of standard mitre, mortise-and-tenon construction with... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2016

A rare huanghuali low back chair, meiguiyi, 17th-18th century

Lot 198. A rare huanghuali low back chair, meiguiyi, 17th-18th century. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 37,380 - USD 62,300). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.  The chair has a straight toprail, with a beaded shaped apron extending to the spandrels. The mat seat has a wide frame and the legs are joined by further beaded shaped aprons and stretchers. 34 in. (86.3 cm.) high, 22 1/8 in. (56.2 cm.) wide, 17 ¼ in. (43.8 cm.) deep.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2016

A pair of huanghuali low back arm chairs, Meiguiyi, 17th-18th century

Lot 6008. A pair of huanghuali low back arm chairs, Meiguiyi, 17th-18th century; 35 x 23 3/8 x 17 7/8in and 35 1/4 x 23 3/8 x 17 7/8in (88.8 x 59.3 x 45.5cm and 89.4 x 59.3 x 45.5cm). Estimate US$ 100,000 - 150,000 (€90,000 - 130,000). Sold for US$ 413,000 (€ 330,585). Photo: Bonhams. Each rounded corner top rail and arm rests hidden mortise and tenoned to the stiles which run through the seat to become the front and back legs, the back apron elegantly carved with key fret and beaded borders resting on a horizontal... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2011

A pair of huanghuali rose chairs, meiguiyi. 18th century

A pair of huanghuali rose chairs, meiguiyi. 18th century. Photo Bonhams Each horizontal toprail with stove-pipe ends bordering an open work panel of split-tailed chilong centering an archaic ding vessel enclosed in a beaded frame and flanked by vertical rails continuing through the hard seat and shaped arm rests joined to tubular continuous front rails, each seat pierced on the underside for a soft seat and set off by beaded aprons and box stretchers. 32 7/8in (83.7cm) high. Sold for US$62,500 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of... [Lire la suite]
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24 juin 2011

Huanghuali Chairs Lead Stellar $11.5 Million Fine Asian Works of Art Sale at Bonhams & Butterfields

A pair of huanghuali continuous yoke back armchairs, nanguanmaoyi, 17th/18th Century, 46 1/2in (118.1cm). Sold for $1,498,000. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams & Butterfields SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Bonhams & Butterfields’ Fine Asian Works of Art auction on June 21, 2011 in San Francisco brought more than $11.5-million, with a rare pair of huanghuali continuous yoke back armchairs, 17th/18th century, leading the sale by bringing $1.49 million USD. One of many attractions among the Chinese furniture to be offered, the chairs were from... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2008

A Fine and Extremely Rare Set of Four 'Zitan' Armchairs (Meiguiyi). Qing dynasty, Early 18th Century

A Fine and Extremely Rare Set of Four 'Zitan' Armchairs (Meiguiyi). Qing dynasty, Early 18th Century Each with curved horizontal crest of circular section above a two-panel splat carved in low-relief with qilong and gui-dragons in lobed cartouches, flanked by vertical spindles, the similarly curved arms also with spindles, all above a quatrelobe seat with inset hard cane, on six legs of circular section, in a hexagonal arrangement, the front and side open aprons with ring spacer-brackets, above a conforming box stretcher, the... [Lire la suite]
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