28 décembre 2021

A huanghuali painting table, qiantou'an, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 3032. A huanghuali painting table, qiantou'an, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century; 34 1⁄2 in. (87.6 cm.) high, 87 in. (221 cm.) wide, 23 1⁄2 in. (59.5 cm.) deep. Price realised HKD 1,250,000 (Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000). © Christie's 2021 The single panel is set in the rectangular frame fitted with everted ends to each side. The whole is resting on plain aprons and spandrels, all supported on four circular-section legs, joined with double stretchers. ... [Lire la suite]

18 décembre 2021

A rare and large hardwood painting table 'huazhuo', 17th-18th century

Lot 342. A rare and large hardwood painting table 'huazhuo', 17th-18th century. L. 190 / H. 78,5 cm. Sold: €36,000 (Est: €20,000 - €30,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions The wide top with rounded edges set with two fine large well-figured floating panels, the frieze formed as a single horizontal rib curving into an elegant loop at the join with each plain cylindrical leg, each leg further secured to the top beneath the joint by two 'flying buttress' sections behind the frieze. Provenance: From a Dutch... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2020

A huanghuali painting table, jiatousun hua'an, Late Ming – Early Qing dynasty

Lot 64. A huanghuali painting table, jiatousun hua'an, Late Ming – Early Qing dynasty; 163.5 by 55 by h. 82 cm, 64 ⅜ by 21 ⅝ by h. 32 ¼ in. Estimate: 1,500,000 - 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 756,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the long rectangular top set with a floating panel in a moulded frame, above 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. ... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2020

A large huanghuali tielimu-inset painting table, pingtouan, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 120. A large huanghuali tielimu-inset painting table, pingtouan, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 266 by 67.5 by h. 81.5 cm, 104 ¾ by 26 ½ by h. 32 in. Estimate: 3,000,000 - 5,000,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular framed top of mitre, mortise and tennoned construction inset with a tielimu panel forming a flush surface, above plain aprons and foliate-form spandrels, continuing to beaded legs of rectangular section, joined on the shorter sides by two openwork panels... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2020

A rare huanghuali ebony-inset painting table, huazhuo, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 103. A rare huanghuali ebony-inset painting table, huazhuo, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 87 by 193.1 by 72.7 cm, 34 1/4  by 76 by 28 5/8  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 7,975,000 HKD.  Courtesy Sotheby's. the framed top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction, supported on beaded square-section legs terminating in hoof feet, the legs joined by four stretchers skilfully set with ebony struts of varying lengths neatly forming... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2020

A large huanghuali painting table, hua zhuo, Late Ming dynasty

  Lot 106. A large huanghuali painting table, hua zhuo, Late Ming dynasty; 83.4 by 213 by 76.3 cm., 32 7/8  by 83 7/8  by 30 in. Estimate 12,000,000 — 18,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 22,880,000 HKD (2,630,192 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of high rectangular form, the top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction with a flush and beautifully grained single-board, tongue-and-grooved into the frame, the floating panel supported by four dovetailed stretchers... [Lire la suite]

05 mars 2019

A magnificent and very rare huanghuali painting table, jiatousun hua'an, 17th century

  Lot 1665. A magnificent and very rare huanghuali painting table, jiatousun hua'an, 17th century; 32 in. (81.3 cm.) high, 85 in. (215.9 cm.) wide, 24 in. (60.9 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 800,000 - USD 1,200,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The single, floating panel is set in the rectangular frame fitted flush at both narrow ends with short, everted ends, above the beaded apron and beaded, shaped spandrels carved in openwork with ruyi heads. The whole is raised on... [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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27 mars 2018

An outstanding huanghuali painting table, 17th century

Lot 3058. An outstanding huanghuali painting table, 17th century; 81.5 by 182.3 by 73.7 cm, 32 1/8  by 71 3/4  by 29 in. Estimate 3,500,000 — 4,500,000 HKD.4,320,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 the top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction with a flush, two-board flating panel tongue-and-grooved into the mitred frame, the short sides of the top with exposed tenons, the frame moulding downward from about halfway down and ending in a beaded edge, the beaded-edged apron... [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]