21 mai 2020

A pair of huanghuali tapered cabinets, 18th-19th century

Lot 269. A pair of huanghuali tapered cabinets, 18th-19th century; 72cm (28 3/8in) wide x 39cm (15 3/8in) deep x 120.4cm (47 3/8in) high. Estimate £20,000-30,000. Sold for £43,750 (€ 48,960). Photo Bonhams. Each with a framed top panel projecting over the tapering sides supported on four long corner struts extending to form the legs joined by a curved apron, the two doors flanking the central support and all locked with brass plates set with loops, the doors opening onto a central shelf above two drawers. ... [Lire la suite]
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19 août 2019

Back on Ming dynasty furniture sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 372. A rare huanghuali and nanmu wine table, jiuzhuo, 16th-17th century; 34 1/8 in. (86.7 cm.) high, 41 in. (104.1 cm.) wide, 29 5/8 in. (75.3 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 90,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 217,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The attractive large nanmu burl panel set into the broad rectangular huanghuali frame, with beaded 'ice-plate' edge above the wide, beaded undulating single-panel apron, the slightly splayed legs of circular... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

Qing dynasty furniture at Christie's New York, 26 March 2010

Lot 1226. A huanghuali six-poster canopy bed, jiazichuang, 18th century; 88 7/8 in. (225.7 cm.) high, 85 in. (216 cm.) wide, 55 in. (139.7 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 362,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The openwork top formed by a latticework of wan emblems repeated on the upper portion of the frame above chi dragon spandrels and stepped stretchers, the soft mat seat set within the thick, rectangular frame and enclosed by further wan latticework... [Lire la suite]
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]
22 février 2014

A tielimu tapered cabinet,18th-19th century

A tielimu tapered cabinet,18th-19th century. Photo Bonhams. The tapered tubular frame carved with a concave edge over four tapered stiles double lock tenoned into the top and square on the inside supporting framed single panel doors with central removable stile, the doors opening to reveal two shelves, the lower suspending paired drawers, over a plain U-shaped apron butt-joined to the underside of the lower stretcher (some sections repaired). 65 x 36 x 20in (165.1 x 91.4 x 50.8cm). Estimate US$ 3,000 - 4,000 (€2,200 - 2,900) ... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2012

A huanghuali Tapered Cabinet (yuanjiaogui), late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century

A huanghuali Tapered Cabinet (yuanjiaogui), late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century. Photo Sotheby's the splayed corner posts enclosing the matched simple panels of the pair of doors with wooden dowels fitting into sockets in the upper frame and lower front rail, above a plain narrow apron, the interior covered with black lacquer and fitted with two shelves. Height 55¾ in.,141.8 cm; Width 30½ in., 77.5 cm; Depth 18 in., 45.8 cm. ESTIMATION 70,000-90,000 USD PROVENANCE: Ming... [Lire la suite]