16 mars 2021

Deux armoires à coins arrondis de type Yuanjiaogui, Chine, ca 17°-18° siècles

Lot 108: Armoire à coins arrondis de type Yuanjiaogui, Chine, ca 17°-18° siècles. Bois de Jumu, 172 x 92 x 46 cm. Est: €3,500 - €5,000. Sold: 40 000 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Forme classique à plateau supérieur supporté par des montants obliques conférant à l'ensemble sa forme trapézoïdale caractéristique.. Un montant central sépare les deux portes constituées d’un seul panneau. L’intérieur est aménagé avec une étagère et deux tiroirs. Provenance : Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (Paris)... [Lire la suite]

09 décembre 2020

A small huanghuali, nanmu and softwood round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 134. A small huanghuali, nanmu and softwood round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, Mid Qing Dynasty; 74cm (29 1/8in) wide x 44cm (17 5/16in) deep x 108cm (42 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$ 250,000-400,000. Sold for HK$ 315,000 (€ 33,548). Photo: Bonhams. The floating panel top set into a standard mitre, mortise and tenon, tongue and groove frame with rounded corners showing exposed tenons on the short sides, the four main stiles gently splayed and double-tenoned into the top, rounded on the exterior edges... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2020

A huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 146. A huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, Mid Qing Dynasty; 111cm (43 3/4in) high x 69cm (27 3/16in) wide x 43cm (16 15/16in) deep. Estimate HK$ 800,000-1,200,000. Sold for HK$ 877,500 (€ 94,584). Photo: Bonhams. The floating panel-top set into a standard mitre, mortise and tenon, tongue and groove frame with rounded corners showing exposed tenons on the short sides, the four main stiles gently splayed and double-tenoned into the top, rounded on the exterior edges and square in the... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2020

A pair of huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinets, yuanjiaogui, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 45. A pair of huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinets, yuanjiaogui, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 96 by 51 by h. 179 cm, 37 ¾ by 20 by h. 70 ½ in. Estimate: 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 6,467,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each constructed with a rectangular projecting top supported on splayed corner posts enclosing a pair of panelled doors within round moulded frames flanking a central stile, surmounting a horizontal band divided into three sections, all above plain apron... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2020

A pair of huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinets, yuanjiaogui, 17th century

Lot 118. A pair of huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinets, yuanjiaogui, 17th century; 155.5 by 77 by 42.3 cm, 61 1/8  by 30 1/4  by 16 5/8  in. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 — 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 4,375,000. Courtesy Sotheby's.  each of rectangular section and surmounted with a cabinet top with a round edge beginning and ending with a narrow flat band, supported on four recessed slightly splayed stiles at each corner forming the tapered... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2020

A pair of huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinets on stands, yuanjiaogui, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 115. A pair of huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinets on stands, yuanjiaogui, Late Ming dynasty; 186 by 80.5 by 47 cm., 73 1/4  by 31 5/8  by 18 1/2  in. Estimate 12,000,000 — 18,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 15,680,000 HKD (1,802,509 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each cabinet top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon, tongue-and-grooved floating panel construction with one dovetailed transverse brace underneath, the edge of the frame beginning and ending... [Lire la suite]

19 septembre 2019

A rare huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, 17th century

Lot 885. A rare huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, 17th century; 45 ¾ in. (116.2 cm.) high, 29 in. (73.6 cm.) wide, 17 ½ in. (44.5 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The beautifully proportioned cabinet has a rounded rectangular top supported on elegantly splayed legs of circular section. The matched single-panel doors open to reveal the shelved interior, all above a plain apron and spandrels.  ... [Lire la suite]
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]
12 mars 2019

A rare huanghuali and huamu round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, 17th century

Lot 1667. A rare huanghuali and huamu round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, 17th century;70 in. (177.8 cm.) high, 36 ¼ in. (92 cm.) wide, 19 ½ in.(49.5 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The beautifully proportioned cabinet is constructed with a rounded, protruding, rectangular, molded top supported on elegantly splayed legs of rounded square section. The doors are constructed from two large panels of attractively grained huanghuali on either... [Lire la suite]