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]

30 avril 2016

Exquisite objects from private hands lead Chinese Art Sale in London on 11 May

Lot 65. A Rare Gilt-Bronze Figure of Kapaladhara Hevajra, Ming Dynasty, 15th Century, 23cm. Estimate: £150,000-200,000 / HK$1,680,000-2,240,000. Photo Sotheby's LONDON.- On 11 May in London, Sotheby’s will bring to the market an exquisite selection of Chinese objects previously held in private hands. Featuring fine jades from an English private collection, early ceramics from Japanese collections, Chinese furniture from a European private collection, jades from the Fleischer collection, ceramics from the... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2013

A pair of huanghuali 'Official's Hat" yokeback armchairs (guanmaoyi), 17th century

A pair of huanghuali 'Official's Hat" yokeback armchairs (guanmaoyi), 17th century. Photo courtesy Sotheby's each with a scrolled crest rail above a gently curved backsplat, with out-scrolled arms supported by S-form stiles mortise and tenoned to the seat frame, the legs joined by footrail and back stretchers. Quantité: 2 - 58 by 48 by 104cm., 22 7/8  by 18 7/8  by 41in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP. Unsold Provenance: Collection of Dr J.H. Zeeman, Charge d'Affaires, Embassy of the Netherlands,... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2012

A Pair Of Huanghuali 'Official's Hat' Yokeback Armchairs, Guanmaoyi 17th Century - Sotheby's

A Pair Of Huanghuali 'Official's Hat' Yokeback Armchairs, Guanmaoyi, 17th Century - Photo Sotheby's each with a scrolled crest rail above a gently curved backsplat, with out-scrolled arms supported by S-form stiles mortise and tenoned to the seat frame, the front apron carved with entwined vines, the legs joined by footrail and back stretchers. Quantité: 2; 118.5cm., 46 5/8 in. Estimation: 70,000 - 90,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Collection of Dr J.H. Zeeman, Chargé d'Affaires, Embassy of the Netherlands, Beijing,... [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]