17 juillet 2019

A pair of huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs (quanyi), 17th century

Lot 484. A pair of huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs (quanyi), 17th century. Height 36 1/2  in., 92.7 cm; Width 24 n., 61 cm; Depth 17 in., 43.2 cm. Estimate: 120,000 — 180,000 USD. Lot sold 233,000 USD. © Sotheby's each with a well-rounded crestrail comprised of five scarf-joined members and set on straight back posts and S-shaped front and side posts, a shaped spandrel beneath each elegantly outscrolled and rounded terminal, with a rectangular splat enclosing a... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2019

A good huanghuali horseshoe-back armchair, quanyi, late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 154. A good huanghuali horseshoe-back armchair, quanyi, late 16th-early 17th century; 100.8 by 58.7 by 45.5 cm, 39 5/8  by 23 1/8  by 17 1/2  in. Estimate £80,000 — 120,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. with curving toprail sloping down to the arms supported on serpentine side posts and terminating in a curved hook beyond the corner posts set with shaped spandrels, the backsplat carved with a ruyi-shaped panel enclosing dragons, the back corner posts continuing below the rectangular... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2019

A Pair of Huanghuali Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, Quanyi, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th Century

Lot 3437. A Pair of Huanghuali Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, Quanyi, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th Century; L 45cm W 67cm H 93cm. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 (USD 127,370 - 191,055). Lot sold HKD 1,180,000 (USD 150,297). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, 2 april 2019
30 janvier 2019

A Pair of Huanghuali Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, Quanyi, Late Ming-Early Qing Dynasty

Lot 1. A Pair of Huanghuali Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, Quanyi, Late Ming-Early Qing Dynasty; 101 by 73 by 56cm., 39 3/4 by 28 3/4 by 22in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 161,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2015 each with curving toprail sloping down to the arms supported on serpentine side posts and terminating in a curved hook beyond the corner posts set with shaped spandrels, the backsplat carved with a ruyi-shaped panel enclosing a stylised altar emblem, the back corner posts... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2019

A pair of zitan horseshoeback armchairs, quanyi

Lot 1346. A pair of zitan horseshoeback armchairs, quanyi; 37 in. (94 cm.) high, 20¾ in. (52.7 cm.) wide, 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The curved toprail of each set above gently curved plain splats carved with stylizedchilong roundels and extending beyond the front corner posts, supported on curved stiles on either side, the zitan seat set into the rectangular frame above plain, beaded aprons and spandrels in the... [Lire la suite]
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07 septembre 2018

A pair of 'huanghuali' horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 287. A pair of 'huanghuali' horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 40 in., 101.6 cm; Width 24 in., 61 cm; Depth 18 3/8  in., 46.7 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. © Sotheby's. each with a slender, generously curved five-segment toprail extending beyond the front corner posts and terminating in outscrolled handgrips above shaped spandrels, the sinuous S-form central splat flanked by beaded and shaped flanges, the hard-mat seat supported underneath by two transverse... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2018

A very rare pair of zitan continuous horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3019. A very rare pair of zitan continuous horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Each: 35 ½ in. (90 cm.) high, 25 ½ in. (65 cm.) wide, 22 ½ in. (57 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 3,800,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price realised HKD 4,660,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each has a sweeping crestrail supported on an S-shaped backsplat and vertical rear and front posts which continue through the rectangular seat to form the legs, above humpback stretchers fitted with vertical struts.... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2018

A huanghuali continuous horseshoe-back armchair, Quanyi, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 453. A huanghuali continuous horseshoe-back armchair, Quanyi, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 98 by 60 by 50 cm, 38 5/8  by 23 5/8  by 19 3/4  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Sold for 875,000 (111,519 USD) to an Asian Trade. Courtesy Sotheby's. the arched crest rail comprised of five segments ending in outward scrolling hand grips, the back post flanking a curved central splat, the seat frame of mitre, mortise and tenon construction supported with humpback-shaped... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2018

A rare huanghuali horseshoe back armchair, Quanyi, 16th-17th century

Lot 84. A rare huanghuali horseshoe back armchair, Quanyi, 16th-17th century; 94.5cm (37 1/4in) high x 60cm (23 5/8in) wide x 55cm (21 5/8in) deep. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000. Sold for £ 52,500 (€ 60,103) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2018 The elegantly curving crestrail set on two straight back posts and S-shaped front and side posts, a shaped spandrel beneath each out-scrolled and rounded terminal, with a curved rectangular back splat, the posts of circular section continuing through the mat seat frame forming... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2018

A pair of 'huanghuali' horseshoe-back armchairs (Quanyi), Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 609. A pair of 'huanghuali' horseshoe-back armchairs (Quanyi), Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Height 41 in., 104 cm; Width 24 in., 61.cm; Depth 19 1/2  in., 49.5 cm. Estimate $500,000 — 800,000. Sold for $675,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s. each with an expansive U-form five-segment crestrail terminating in gracefully outscrolled handgrips above shaped spandrels, the slightly bowed splat finely carved with a ruyi-form medallion enclosing further ruyi and delicate foliate scrollwork, the... [Lire la suite]