06 avril 2023

Chinese Furniture sold at Sotheby's New York, 22 March 2023

Lot 542. A rare 'huanghuali' square-corner display cabinet (Lianggegui), Qing dynasty, 17th century. Height 204.8 cm; Width 112.4 cm; Depth 61.6 cm. Lot Sold 1,330,500 USD (Estimate 300,000 - 500,000 USD). © Sotheby's Property from The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung Provenance: Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, 21st May 1998. Staging Treasures: A Rare huanghuali Square-Corner Display Cabinet 17th century examples of cabinets made specifically for the... [Lire la suite]

12 août 2012

Washstand of huali wood, 1550-1620, Ming dynasty

Washstand of huali wood, 1550-1620, Ming dynasty, Chinese. Height: 183.5 cm, Width: 58 cm across bowl stand, Diameter: 50 cm, Width: 65.5 cm across cresting. FE.28-1989. Mrs Amy Tsui Gift. © V&A Images. A stand for basin and towels, consisting of six circular-section legs arranged as the points of a hexagon. These are linked by two sets of interlocking stretchers at the foot, and at 61.5 cm, forming a platform for a wash basin. The main frame is decorated with two phoenix head finials, one at either side of... [Lire la suite]
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