16 mars 2014

A very rare and important shell inlaid, lacquer display cabinet, 'wanligui', Ming dynasty (1368-1644), second half of the 16th c

A very rare and important shell inlaid, lacquer display cabinet, 'wanligui', Ming dynasty (1368-1644), second half of the 16th century. Photo courtesy Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art Ltd. 154 cm high; 75 cm wide; 56 cm deep. The elegantly proportioned cabinet with a display shelf and two doors, each door separated into two larger and two smaller panels, with another triple panel at the base. The cabinet decorated throughout in black lacquer, inlaid with scenes of official life on the doors, a lakeside landscape on the back and... [Lire la suite]

22 février 2014

A pair of huanghuali and mixed hardwood display cabinets, 18th-19th century

A pair of huanghuali and mixed hardwood display cabinets, 18th-19th century. Photo Bonhams. A mirrored pair, each upper section composed of tiered shelves, a pair of small doors, and a single drawer, the sides of the shelves framed by carved spandrels, the lower section doors opening to reveal two drawers, all supported by four short square legs. 75 7/8 x 33 1/2 x 16 1/4in (192.7 x 85.1 41.3cm). Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€22,000 - 36,000)  Provenance: An Italian collectionEskenazi Galleries, Milan. Bonhams. ASIAN... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2012

Pair of Chinese hongmu display cabinets, Qing dynasty

Pair of Chinese hongmu display cabinets, Qing dynasty. 2012 © Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers Each cabinet with five tiered display shelves with openwork geometric molding and double doors below carved to show dragons among celestial clouds, with carved aprons showing fu bats and clouds. H: 79 in. Estimate $8,000-12,000  Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers. ASIAN ARTS. Sep 09 2012 10:00
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05 mars 2011

Chinoiseries @ Christie's Ineriors

A chinoiserie black japanned display cabinet. early 20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 The central glazed door enclosing two glass shelves and glazed sides above a central panel depicting traditional figures sitting amidst buildings flanked by two floral panels to each side on a plinth base, 87 in. (221 cm.) high; 51 in. (129.5 cm.) wide; 15 in. (38 cm.) deep. Estimate £1,000 - £1,500 - Price Realized £7,500 A chinoiserie black lacquer caned bergere suite. early 20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 ... [Lire la suite]
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