12 mars 2019

A rare huanghuali trestle-leg table, qiaotou'an, 17th century

Lot 1663. A rare huanghuali trestle-leg table, qiaotou'an, 17th century; 36 1/8 in. (91.8 cm.) high, 74 ½ in. (189.2 cm.) wide, 19 7/8 in. (50.6 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The two-panel top is set into a molded, rectangular frame fitted with everted ends above beaded aprons and shaped spandrels pierced with a ruyi motif. The whole is raised on finely beaded trestle legs fitted with a rectangular, openwork panel above plain aprons and spandrels and... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2013

Chinese white jade ewer achieves $2.85 million at Doyle New York's Asian Works of Art Auction

Chinese White Jade Ewer, 18th Century. The phoenix form base carved in high relief and rising to a wide lipped mouth, the tail forming the handle, incised details, stone an even white tone. Height 7 1/2 inches. Estate of Luz Papasian. Sold For $2,853,000. Photo Doyle NewYork NEW YORK, NY.- Doyle New York's Asian Works of Art auction on September 16, 2013 attracted strong competition from an international audience of bidders in the salesroom, on the telephones, and live on the Internet. The auction offered over 400 lots... [Lire la suite]