02 juin 2018

A very rare huanghuali folding stool, jiaowu, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 3018. A very rare huanghuali folding stool, jiaowu, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 22 in. (56 cm.) high, 24 in. (61 cm.) wide, 22 1/8 in. (56.3 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000. Price realised HKD 2,250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The stool is of elegant form with a woven seat joined by two thick members forming the upper frame, above two pairs of hinged legs of circular section joined at the mid-point with round pins and shaped hardware. The legs are braced at the... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2018

A very rare pair of Dali-marble-inset huanghuali armchairs, guanmaoyi, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 3017. A very rare pair of Dali-marble-inset huanghuali armchairs, guanmaoyi, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Each: 38 ¾ in. (98.5 cm.) high, 20 ¼ in. (51.5 cm.) wide, 20 ½ in. (52 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - HKD 3,500,000. Price realised HKD 3,460,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each has a flat crestrail of round section and supported on a three-part backsplat and backwards-curving rear posts, which continue through the seat to form the rear legs. The three-part backsplat is... [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]