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]

22 octobre 2020

A huanghuali yokeback armchair, sichutou guanmaoyi, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 3649. A huanghuali yokeback armchair, sichutou guanmaoyi, Late Ming dynasty; 63 by 60.5 by h. 110 cm, 24 ¾ by 23 ⅞ by h. 43 ¼ in. Estimate 600,000 - 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,197,000 HKD.  Courtesy Sotheby's. the elegantly sinuous crestrail terminating in protruding upturned ends supported on a curved back splat, the serpentine armrests supported by 'S'-curve posts continuing to the circular section front legs, the mat seat set in a rectangular moulded frame above plain... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2020

A huanghuali yokeback armchair, sichutou guanmaoyi, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 109. A huanghuali yokeback armchair, sichutou guanmaoyi, Late Ming dynasty; 115.2 by 60.7 by 47.8 cm., 45 3/8  by 23 7/8  by 18 3/4  in. Estimate 4,200,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 9,920,000 HKD (1,140,363 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. well proportioned, two square-sectioned stiles tennoned into the underside of a shaped yoke and continuing through the seat frame forming the back legs, the plain C-curved back splat tongue-and-grooved into the top rail... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2018

A pair of huanghuali 'Official's Hat' armchairs, sichutou guanmaoyi, 19th century

Lot 290. A pair of huanghuali 'Official's Hat' armchairs, sichutou guanmaoyi, 19th century; 38 ½ in. (97.7 cm.) high, 23 5/8 in. (60 cm.) wide, 17 ¾ in. (45 cm.) deep. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Each chair has a protruding crest rail supported on a strait back splat. The arm rails are supported on tapering stiles and extend beyond the front posts. The mat seat is set in a wide rectangular frame finely carved with a moulded edge above... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2016

A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs (sichutou guanmaoyi), 17th-18th century

Lot 230, A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs (sichutou guanmaoyi), 17th-18th century. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's each with an arched crestrail terminating in truncated ends, with two gently curved cylindrical corner posts centered by a wide serpentine rectangular splat, the elongated outscrolled arms supported at the mid-section by S-form stiles and recessed front posts connecting to the soft mat seat within a molded frame and with two bowed stretchers underneath, all above... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2015

A huanghuali yokeback armchair (sichutou guanmaoyi), 17th century

Lot 10. A huanghuali yokeback armchair (sichutou guanmaoyi), 17th century. Height 45 3/8  in., 115.3 cm; Width 25 1/4  in., 64.1 cm; Depth 21 in., 53.3 cm. Estimate 70,000 — 90,000 USD. Lot sold 125,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the shaped crestrail with extending truncated ends, the two corner posts with a gentle S-curve to the seat frame and forming the back legs, centered by a wide serpentine rectangular splat, the outscrolled arms with S-form mid and front supports, the molded edged... [Lire la suite]

19 mars 2015

A pair of Huanghuali 'Official's Hat' yokeback armchairs (sichutou guanmaoyi), 17th-18th century

Lot 204. A pair of Huanghuali 'Official's Hat' yokeback armchairs (sichutou guanmaoyi), 17th-18th century. Height 42 in., 106.7 cm; Width 19 1/2  in., 49.5 cm; Depth 16 3/8  in., 41.6 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 100,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's 2015 each with a gently scrolling crestrail terminating in truncated ends, joined to cylindrical posts and a wide S-curved rectangular splat of matching grain, the serpentine outline arms slightly recessed with... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2015

A Huanghuali yokeback armchair (sichutou guanmaoyi), Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 221. A Huanghuali yokeback armchair (sichutou guanmaoyi), Ming dynasty, 17th century. Height 44 in., 111.8 cm; Width 23 1/2  in., 59.7 cm; Depth 24 1/4  in., 61.6 cm. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 USD. Lot sold 187,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's 2015 the solidly carved toprail with shaped yoke and upswept flat ends supported on corner posts which continue through to the back legs, centered by a thick, attractively grained S-shaped rectangular back splat, the elongated... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2013

A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs (sichutou guanmaoyi), 17th century

A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs (sichutou guanmaoyi), 17th century. Photo courtesy Sotheby's each with an elegantly scrolling crestrail terminating in truncated ends, joined to slender curved stiles and a wide S-curved rectangular splat, the serpentine outline arms recessed with the truncated ends continuing, supported by shaped brackets, and with a curved brace joined to the molded hard-matted seat frame above a shaped and beaded apron, all resting on cylindrical legs joined by four ascending... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2012

A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs (sichutou guanmaoyi), Qing Dynasty, 17th century

  Lot 218. A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs (sichutou guanmaoyi), Qing Dynasty, 17th century. Height 45 3/4 in., 116.5 cm; Width 22 5/8 in., 57.5 cm; Depth 17 1/4 in., 44 cm. Estimate 180,000-250,000 USD. Lot sold 758,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's each with an arched crestrail joined to a wide S-curved rectangular splat, the stiles similarly curved, on a hard caned seat with elegantly outscrolled arms above a beaded and shaped spandrel and a cusped and beaded apron, the legs... [Lire la suite]