23 juillet 2023

A Rare Chinese Mother-of-Pearl-Inlaid Black Lacquer Recessed-Leg Table, Pingtou'an, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th Century

Lot 76. A Rare Chinese Mother-of-Pearl-Inlaid Black Lacquer Recessed-Leg Table, Pingtou'an, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th Century; 80 cm high, 130 cm wide, 42 cm deep. Price realised GBP 69,300 (Estimate GBP 60,000 – GBP 100,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2023 The rectangular top delicately inlaid with a garden setting depicting birds, butterflies and insects hovering above leafy plants, rocks, peonies, interspersed by two poetic inscriptions, within a band decorated... [Lire la suite]

21 mars 2023

A huanghuali recessed-leg table, jiatousun pingtou'an, 17th-18th century

Lot 84. A huanghuali recessed-leg table, jiatousun pingtou'an, 17th-18th century; 33 1/4 x 75 1/4 x 23 1/2in (84.5 x 191.2 x 59cm). Sold for US$252,375 (Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000). © Bonhams 2001-2023 The finely figured single board floating panel top set into a mitered, mortise and tenoned frame, the outside edge with a central thumb molding and squared lower edge supported by five transverse stretchers hidden-tenoned into the frame and set over a plain, beaded apron with cloud-shaped... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2021

Chinese furniture sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 27 may 2021

Lot 520. A pair of huanghuali 'crackled-ice' low-back rose chairs, Qing dynasty; 58.2 by 44.2 by 83 cm and 58 by 44.5 by 83.3 cm. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD. Lot sold: 2,268,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property From an Old Hong Kong Family Collection. Lot 529. A huanghuali recessed-leg table, qiaotou'an, Qing dynasty; 85.5 by 129 by 44.5 cm. Estimate: 380,000 - 500,000 HKD. Lot sold: 1,159,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Lot... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2020

Classical Chinese Furniture from a European Private Collection sold at Sotheby's London,

This carefully selected collection of huanghuali and zitan furniture features high-quality Chinese furniture from the late Ming and Qing dynasty, along with several items for the scholar’s desk. Consisting of twenty-six lots in total, the sale features a marble inlaid bed, beautifully carved altar tables and armchairs, as well as several different styles of cabinets that reveals the Ming and Qing craftsman’s repertoire. Lot 101. A huanghuali horseshoe-back armchair, quanyi, 17th century; 99.2 by 67.5 by 66... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2020

A long huanghuali and huamu recessed-leg table, pingtouan, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 125. A huanghuali and huamu recessed-leg table, pingtouan, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty; 78.2 by 204.5 by 53.6 cm., 30 3/4  by 80 1/2  by 21 1/8  in. Estimate 9,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 13,880,000 HKD (1,526,615 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the top of mitre, mortise and tennoned frame construction with a huamu single-board, tongue-and-grooved, flush, floating panel supported by six dovetailed transverse stretchers, the edge of the... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2019

A huanghuali recessed-leg table, 17th-18th century

Lot 899. A huanghuali recessed-leg table, 17th-18th century; 31 ¾ in. (80.6 cm.) high, 60 ¾ in. (154.3 cm.) wide, 21 1/8 in. (53.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The rectangular frame is set with a single floating panel above the plain apron and spandrels. The whole is supported on legs of round section joined by pairs of stretchers. Provenance: Robert Ansteth, Ltd., Honolulu, 1960.John Yeon (1910-1994) Collection, Portland,... [Lire la suite]

15 septembre 2019

A rare huanghuali recessed-leg table, 17th century

Lot 879. A rare huanghuali recessed-leg table, 17th century; 31 in. (78.5 cm.) high, 75 ½ in. (191.8 cm.) wide, 16 ½ in. (42 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 399,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The single-panel top is fitted with short, everted ends above plain aprons and spandrels. The whole is raised on thick legs of square section joined by pairs of stretchers. Provenance: Grace Wu Bruce, London, 2004. Note: The spare, economic lines of the... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2019

A tieli recessed-leg table, zhuo, 17th-18th century

Lot 1109. A tieli recessed-leg table, zhuo, 17th-18th century; 30 3/8 in. (77.1 cm.) high, 40¾ in. (103.5 cm.) wide, 27¼ in. (69.1 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The single-panel top is set within a rectangular frame above plain aprons and spandrels carved with beaded edges. The whole is raised on slightly splayed legs of oval section with thumb-grooved edges and joined by a plain stretcher, and humpback stretcher on the narrow... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2019

A painted and incised red lacquer recessed-leg table, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 491. A painted and incised red lacquer recessed-leg table, Ming dynasty, 17th century. Height 32 1/8  in., 81.6 cm; Width 74 1/4  in., 188.6 cm; Depth 18 1/2  in., 47 cm. Estimate: 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot sold 161,000 USD. © Sotheby's the long rectangular top painted and incised with a reserve of a pair of confronting dragons with flaming pearls, centered by a beribboned basket flanked by rolling waves below and stylized clouds above, all against an iron-red... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2019

A 'hualimu' recessed-leg table, Early 20th century

Lot 1613. A 'hualimu' recessed-leg table, Early 20th century. Height 31 3/4  in., 80.6 cm; Width 68 5/8  in., 174.3 cm; Depth 24 1/2  in., 62.2 cm. Estimate 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold 81,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. with a two-board flush floating top panel and archaistic scroll spandrels. Provenance: Christie's New York, 18th September 2006, lot 72.   Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 23 March 2019
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