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]

19 mai 2019

A huanghuali armchair, Mid Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 77. A huanghuali armchair, Mid Qing Dynasty (1644-1911);  99.5cm (39 1/4in) high x 64.5cm (25 1/2in) wide x 51cm (20in) deep.  Estimate £ 30,000 - 50,000. Sold for £ 37,562 (€ 42,882). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The chair with a straight top rail joined to back posts, continuing through the seat frame and forming the back legs, with a slightly curved central splat, the serpentine arms supported by curved stiles and continuing to the front posts, the legs joined by double stretchers set with... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2019

A rare set of four zitan armchairs, Qing Dynasty

Lot 82TP. A rare set of four zitan armchairs, Qing Dynasty. Each 49cm (19 1/4in) wide x 47cm (18 1/2in) deep x 92cm (36 1/4in) high. Estimate £ 60,000 - 80,000 (€ 70,000 - 93,000). Sold for £ 187,562 (€ 214,124). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Each with a tall splat scrolling at the top, framed by the openwork back and side rails, above the burlwood seat set within the wide rectangular frame above a waisted aprons and stepped stretchers, the thick, beaded legs of square section terminating in hoof feet. ... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2018

A very rare pair of Dali-marble-inset huanghuali armchairs, guanmaoyi, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 3017. A very rare pair of Dali-marble-inset huanghuali armchairs, guanmaoyi, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Each: 38 ¾ in. (98.5 cm.) high, 20 ¼ in. (51.5 cm.) wide, 20 ½ in. (52 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - HKD 3,500,000. Price realised HKD 3,460,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each has a flat crestrail of round section and supported on a three-part backsplat and backwards-curving rear posts, which continue through the seat to form the rear legs. The three-part backsplat is... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2018

A pair of huanghuali armchairs, Meiguiyi, Late Ming - Early Qing dynasty

Lot 457. A pair of huanghuali armchairs, Meiguiyi, Late Ming - Early Qing dynasty; 91.5 by 56 by 45 cm, 36 by 22 by 17 3/4  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with a rectangular top rail mortised and tennoned to the stiles, set with a beaded-edge apron shaped with angular scrolls and tongue-and-grooved into the top rail, the stiles continuing through the seat frame and extending as the back legs, the arms mortise and tenon to the stiles and posts, continuing through the seat... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2016

A matched pair of Italian Rococo green-painted and parcel-gilt armchairs, probably Rome, mid-18th century

Lot 125. A matched pair of Italian Rococo green-painted and parcel-gilt armchairs, probably Rome, mid-18th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. height 41 in., 104 cm Provenance: Adolfo Loewi, Venice.  Sotheby's. European Decorative Arts from Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, New York, 12 avr. 2016, 10:00 AM

14 mars 2014

A rare and important carved zitan armchair, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period

A rare and important carved zitan armchair, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period. Photo Sotheby's well-carved in relief with European influenced rocaille, acanthus and foliate trails, the backsplat of openwork vase-form, the shaped crestrail slightly outscrolled, the sideposts joined to the serpentine armrests, all enclosing elaborate and delicate openwork spandrels, the hard seat enclosed within a frame surmounting a recessed waist above curvilinear aprons, resting on cabriole legs terminating in slipper feet above small... [Lire la suite]
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04 février 2014

-Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art at Sotheby's, 18th-19th March 2014

Property From a Private Collection. A Rare Molded Blue and White Barbed Rim Dish, Yuan Dynasty, 14th Century. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's The Chinese Works of Art Department in New York will be holding a four-session, two day sale of close to 400 lots. Building on the success of previous sales, we continue to offer property from private collections that have not been seen on the market for many years.  This season’s offerings include Yuan Fu Yi jue, An Important and Very Rare Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2013

A fine huanghuali armchair, China, 17th century

A fine huanghuali armchair, China, 17th century. Photo Nagel Auktionen The rectangular seat with soft mat; the back legs extended to the backrest, connected with a bow above a middle panel divided in three compartments with rootwood plates and carved details; the armrests on supporting posts; the corner legs with a carved apron on the front, floor stretchers and a footrest. H. 105 cm. Estimate 30 000 / 50 000 € From an important Bavarian private collection, purchased in 1976 from Robert Ellsworth,... [Lire la suite]
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24 septembre 2012

iGavel online fall auction of important Asian, ancient & ethnographic works of art goes live October 9-24

A Rare and Important 18th Century Chinese Imperial Zitan Armchair. Estimate: $150-250,000. Photo iGavel auction NEW YORK, NY.- iGavel's online Fall auction of important Asian, Ancient & Ethnographic works of art will go live on Tuesday, October 9 through Wednesday, October 24, it was announced by Lark Mason, founder and president of the Harlem-based auction house, at 227 East 120th Street. Over 500 lots drawn from a cross-section of periods and disciplines, from antiquities through the 20th century, will be offered.  ... [Lire la suite]