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]
31 mars 2016

A huanghuali painting table, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 118, A huanghuali painting table, Late Ming dynasty;  78.3 by 155.8 by 71.5 cm, 30 3/4  by 61 1/4  by 28 1/8  in. Estimate 2,800,000 — 4,000,000 HKD (329,544 - 470,778 EUR). Lot Sold 6,080,000 HKD (686,381 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the top of mitre, mortise and tenon frame construction with a tongue-and-groove, flush floating panel of two matched boards, supported by four dovetailed transverse stretchers underneath, the edge of the frame... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2016

A huanghuali painting table, Late Qing Dynasty

Lot 1506, A huanghuali painting table, Late Qing Dynasty. Estimate  USD 15,000 ~ 25,000. Lot sold 514,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the three board floating panel top, mitered, mortise and tenoned to the rectangular frame, the molded frame tapering inward terminating in a beaded edge, over a straight beaded apron continuing to scrolling and shaped spandrels set to either side of cylindrical legs, joined by a rounded stretcher reinforced by a plain spandreled apron, the feet metal capped. Height 31 1/4... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2015

A magnificent and very rare massive nanmu-inset huanghuali painting table, hua'a, 17th century

A magnificent and very rare massive nanmu-inset huanghuali painting table, hua'a, 17th century. Estimate $1,000,000 – $1,500,000. Photo Christie's Image Lt 2015 The massive single nanmu panel is set into a thick huanghuali frame with beaded edge, above plain beaded aprons and cloud-form spandrels. The thick legs are of rounded section and are joined by pairs of stretchers enclosing openwork panels above plain, beaded aprons and spandrels, and are fitted with brass shoes. 34 in. (86.4 cm.) high,... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2014

A cedar painting table, Ming dynasty

A cedar painting table, Ming dynasty. Photo: Sotheby's the tabletop with a framed two-board floating panel supported by four transverse stretchers beneath, above a plain beaded apron with foliate motif with openwork on the braces, all supported on four square-section legs tapering to a spearhead, secured on the narrow sides with square-sectioned stretchers with notched corners, the lower stretcher of humpback profile joined to the top stretcher by two vertical struts, the open-grain wood stained dark brown; 85 by 190.5 by 60 cm.,... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2012

Rhinoceros horn, furnishings, decorative finery in Michaan's Asian Auction

A Rhinoceros Horn Magnolia-Form Libation Cup, 17th/18th Century, Width: 5 1/2 inches (14 cm); Weight: 10 ounces (284 g). Estimate $20,000-30,000. ALAMEDA, CA.- Michaan’s Auctions has once again acquired an exceptionally carved rhinoceros horn libation cup ($20,000-30,000). A larger rhinoceros horn cup was offered in the Fine Asian Works of Art Auction in June of this year, drawing international attention as well as a $70,200 selling price. The cup for sale is anticipated to follow suit in the interest it will bring... [Lire la suite]