24 mai 2022

Three marble-inset zitan armchairs and a stand, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 3677. Three marble-inset zitan armchairs and a stand, Late Qing dynasty; chairs 62 by 48 by h. 96 cm, stand 41.5 by 41.5 by h. 79 cm. Lot sold 945,000 HKD (Estimate : 180,000 - 280,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art including Jades from the De An Tang Collection and Gardens of Pleasure – Erotic Art from the Bertholet Collection, Hong Kong, 29 April 2022

02 avril 2022

Exceptional Chinese vase forms and furniture lead Freeman's April 13 Asian Arts Auction

Lot 28. A pair of Chinese huanghuali armchairs, Sichutou Guanmaoyi, Late Ming to Qing dynasty. H: 41 in.; W: 23 1/8 in; D: 21 in. Estimate $80,000 - $120,000. © Freeman's 2022  PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman’s April 13 Asian Arts auction presents collectors of Chinese craftsmanship opportunities to add remarkable 17th - and 18th -century furniture and design objects to their collections.The sale is led by a pair of Chinese huanghuali, or fragrant rosewood, armchairs (Lot 28), elegant... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2021

An important imperial zitan armchair, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795)

  Lot 1010. An important imperial zitan armchair, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795); 44 in. (111.8 cm.) high, 27 ¼ in. (69.2 cm.) wide, 20 in. (50.8 cm.) deep. Estimate: USD 500,000 - USD 700,000. Price realised USD 1,074,000. © Christie's 2021 The back splat is carved in openwork in the form of a vase and decorated in the European Rococo style below the scrolled headcrest and elegantly curved crestrail and curvilinear arms, fitted with openwork spandrels carved as... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2020

A rare set of four huanghuali armchairs, meiguiyi, 18th-19th century

Lot 91. A rare set of four huanghuali armchairs, meiguiyi, 18th-19th century; 82cm (32 2/8in) high 59.5cm (23 2/8in) wide x 45cm (17 6/8in) deep. Estimate £ 30,000 - £ 50,000. Sold for £ 150,062 (€ 165,943). Courtesy Bonhams. Each with a rectangular top rail mortised and tenoned to the stiles, set with a beaded-edge apron shaped with curving scrolls enclosing two confronted chilong heads contending the yin and yang symbol, all tongue-and-grooved into the top rail,... [Lire la suite]
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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