28 mai 2021

Chinese furniture sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 27 may 2021

Lot 520. A pair of huanghuali 'crackled-ice' low-back rose chairs, Qing dynasty; 58.2 by 44.2 by 83 cm and 58 by 44.5 by 83.3 cm. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD. Lot sold: 2,268,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property From an Old Hong Kong Family Collection. Lot 529. A huanghuali recessed-leg table, qiaotou'an, Qing dynasty; 85.5 by 129 by 44.5 cm. Estimate: 380,000 - 500,000 HKD. Lot sold: 1,159,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Lot... [Lire la suite]

02 février 2021

A rare set of four hardwood dragon cabinets, Qing dynasty

Lot 63. A rare set of four hardwood dragon cabinets, Qing dynasty; 203x110x46 cm. Estimate: € 10,000 - €15,000. Result: € 33.000. Courtesy Nagel.  of rectangular shape, with carved dragons on the doors and aprons. Property from the collection of Friedrich and Ruth Boss, assembled in China between 1911 and 1938. Cf. Tian Jiaqing, Classical Chinese Furniture of the Qing Dynasty, no. 112. Fine Asian Art Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
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02 février 2021

A hardwood cabinet, Qing dynasty

Lot 14. A hardwood cabinet, Qing dynasty; 187 x 99 x 41 cm. Estimate: € 3,000 - €5,000. Result: € 40.000. Courtesy Nagel.  with carved dragons on the front doors and hidden compartment. The upper part as a showcase with stepped shelves. Property from the collection of Friedrich and Ruth Boss, assembled in China between 1911 and 1938. Fine Asian Art Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
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21 mai 2020

A blue and white porcelain-inlaid hardwood eight-leaf screen, 19th century

Lot 281. A blue and white porcelain-inlaid hardwood eight-leaf screen, 19th century. Each leaf 37.5cm (14 3/4in) wide x 176.2cm (69 3/8in) high. Estimate £15,000-20,000. Sold for £47,500 (€ 53,156). Photo Bonhams. Each leaf inlaid with five variously-shaped blue and white porcelain panels, each panel painted with mountain and riverscape scenes contain small figures variously fishing, conversing, traversing narrow bridges, farming with water buffalo and carrying bundles, the landscapes set with pagodas and dwellings... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2020

A carved hardwood brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

Lot 3326. A carved hardwood brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century; 14.5 cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot Sold 137,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of cylindrical form supported on three low feet, finely carved in intaglio with figures and horses on a tree-planted mountainous landscape inscribed with two poems, one celebrating how fast a legendary horse named Long Ju could run, while also describing the two carved horses on the brushpot, one... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2020

A very rare pair of imperial embellished hardwood corner-leg tables,Qianlong period (1736-1795)

  Lot 3607. A very rare pair of imperial embellished hardwood corner-leg tables,Qianlong period (1736-1795); 33 3/4 in. (85.7 cm.) high x 15 1/2 in. (119 cm.) wide x 8 5/8 in. (39.4 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 8,000,000 - HKD 12,000,000. Price Realized HKD 9,844,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Each side of the top frame carved with a continuous border of wan fret, above a narrow waist carved in relief with I-shaped emblems incised with keyfret and aprons carved... [Lire la suite]

22 mars 2019

A massive 'huanghuali' and hardwood recessed-leg table (qiaotouan), Ming dynasty and later

Lot 707.A massive 'huanghuali' and hardwood recessed-leg table (qiaotouan), Ming dynasty and later. Height 36 3/4  in., 93.3 cm; Width 93 3/4  in., 238.1 cm; Depth 15 3/8  in., 39 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot sold 212,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. a long, well figured, single-plank top set with everted ends, supported beneath by four transverse stretchers and a narrow, molded frame with beaded edges, forming a straight apron above boldly carved stylized phoenix-head... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2018

A rare jichimu, hardwood and marine ivory cabinet, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 95. A rare jichimu, hardwood and marine ivory cabinet, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 128.5 by 126 by 46 cm, 50 1/2  by 49 1/2  by 18 1/8  in. Estimate £10,000 - £15,000. Lot sold £12,500. Photo: Sotheby's. of rectangular form, the front with two rows of cupboard doors carved in relief depicting chilong, emblems, and antiques, embellished with alternating carved ivory panels of vertical rods and panels depicting shoucharacters and... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2018

A 'Zitan' and hardwood tabletop cabinet, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1318. A 'Zitan' and hardwood tabletop cabinet, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 25 3/8  in., 64.5 cm; Widht 15 1/4  in., 38.7 cm; Depth 7 1/2  in., 19 cm. Estimate: 6,000-8,000 USD. Sold Price: 200,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular frame with square corners, inset on three sides with well carved panels, each enclosing a writhing dragon amid swirling clouds, a pair of doors to the front, the interior fitted with a shelf above two drawers and a covered storage well, the... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2017

A hardwood official's hat armchair, 17th-18th century

Loty 294. A hardwood official's hat armchair, 17th-18th century. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded shaped toprail above an S-curved backsplat and supported on rounded slender stiles extending down to the back legs, the curved arms projecting beyond the front posts set back from the corners of the rectangular frame enclosing the mat seat, all above plain beaded apron and spandrels to the front and side, the legs joined by stretchers and a footrest with apron - 120 by 61 by 60 cm, 47 1/4... [Lire la suite]