22 janvier 2019

A huanghuali waisted corner-leg side table, banzhuo, 17th-18th century

Lot 1361. A huanghuali waisted corner-leg side table, banzhuo, 17th-18th century; 33 7/8 in. (86 cm.) high, 36 11/16 in. (93.2 cm.) wide, 20 5/8 in. (52.4 cm.) deep. Estimate $40,000 - USD 60,000. Price Realized $92,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. With two-panel top set within the wide rectangular frame with beaded edge, above a narrow waist and plain aprons, the whole supported on thick legs of square section joined by stepped stretchers and terminating in hoof feet. Provenance: Grace Wu... [Lire la suite]

01 septembre 2017

A pair of huanghuali rectangular side tables, banzhuo, 17th century

Lot 954. A pair of huanghuali rectangular side tables, banzhuo, 17th century; 34 1/8 in. (86.7 cm.) high, 38 ¾ in. (98.4 cm.) wide, 19 ½ in. (49.5 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 250,000 - USD 350,000. Price realised USD 324,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Each table has a single floating panel set within the rectangular frame, above a narrow waist and shaped, beaded aprons. The cusped aprons are finely carved with confronting chilong. The legs of square section are joined by beaded humpback... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2017

A huanghuali rectangular corner-leg side table, banzhuo, 17th century

Lot 951. A huanghuali rectangular corner-leg side table, banzhuo, 17th century, 34 in. (86.4 cm.) high, 42 ¼ in. (107.3 cm.) wide, 22 ¾ in. (57.9 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 106,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The single floating panel top is set in the rectangular frame above a narrow waist and plain apron. The legs are of square section joined by humpback stretchers and terminate in hoof feet.  Provenance: Chan Shing Kee, Hong Kong, October... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2016

A huanghuali banzhuo side table, Late Ming–Early Qing dynasty

Lot 3019. A huanghuali banzhuo side table, Late Ming–Early Qing dynasty. Estimate 380,000 — 550,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sothebys. the top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon frame and flush, tongue-and-grooved, single-board floating-panel construction supported by three dovetailed transverse stretchers underneath, two with exposed tenons, the short rails of the frame top with further exposed tenons, the edge of the frame moulding downward and inward and ending in... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2016

A huanghuali side table, banzhuo, 17th century

Lot 6016. A huanghuali side table, banzhuo, 17th century. Estimate US$ 60,000 - 100,000 (€53,000 - 89,000). Sold for US$ 149,000 (€ 119,266). Photo: Bonhams. The well-figured single board floating panel top set into a mitre, mortise-and-tenon frame over one-piece recessed waist and apron mitred, mortised, tenoned and half-lapped to the square legs which are double-lock tenoned into the top frame and tenoned into a five piece hump-back stretcher with exposed tenons and fastened to the top by two posts on... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2013

A huanghuali waisted corner-leg side table, banzhuo, 17th century

A huanghuali waisted corner-leg side table, banzhuo, 17th century. Photo courtesy Bonhams.  The tri-panel at the upper surface set within a rectangular frame and separated by a grooved border, the narrow waist with thumb-grooved edges supported above a lightly beaded skirting and four feet, forming a square section terminating in hoofed ends and with humpback stretchers at the sides. 92cm x 47cm x 85cm high. Estimate HK$ 500,000 - 800,000 (€48,000 - 76,000)  For an 18th century table of very similar form, see C. Evarts,... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2011

Eskenazi to Show Chinese Huanghuali Furniture in November‏

  Group of Chinese furniture. LONDON.- A superb private collection of Chinese furniture, all made of the South-east Asian hardwood that has come to be known as huanghuali, will be exhibited at Eskenazi, one of the world’s leading dealers in Chinese works of art, at 10 Clifford Street, London W1, from Thursday 3 to Friday 25 November 2011. The exhibition will coincide with the 14th staging of Asian Art in London which takes place from 3 to 12 November 2011, an annual event that unites London’s Asian art dealers, major auction... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2009

A collection of chinese furniture, 17th/18th/19th century

A finely carved zitan southern official's hat armchair, nanguanmaoyi. 18th/19th century With stepped top rail supported on rear posts of square section, framing the vase-shaped splat flanked by two carved scrolls and finely carved with a winged monster mask suspending an endless knot and two fish joined by a pendent tassel, the two-panel seat set within a wide rectangular frame above a shaped apron carved with ruyi-head scrolls and archaistic elements, the legs of square section joined by stepped stretchers and a footrest. 42... [Lire la suite]