30 avril 2019

A pair of inscribed and metal-mounted hongmu 'Official's hat' armchairs, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 155. A pair of inscribed and metal-mounted hongmu 'Official's hat' armchairs, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 117 by 61 by 46 cm, 46 by 24 by 18 in. Estimate £10,000 — 15,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with round yokeback toprail supported on slender round stiles extending to the back legs, the bulging armrests supported on serpentine side posts and 'gooseneck' front posts, the S-curved backsplat carved with the Tang Dynasty poem Wangyue huaiyuan by Hang Jiuling, above the... [Lire la suite]

04 novembre 2016

A pair of huanghuali and hongmu square-corner compound cabinets, sijiangui, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 194. A pair of huanghuali and hongmu square-corner compound cabinets, sijiangui, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate GBP 100,000 - GBP 150,000 (USD 123,300 - USD 184,950). Photo Sotheby's. each huanghuali-veneered cabinet of rectangular form, comprising a smaller top chest resting on a larger bottom one, the top cabinet of mitre, mortise, tenon, tongue-and-grooved flush floating-panel construction with four square uprights, the bottom cabinet similarly constructed with... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2015

Plateau de lettré en bois de hongmu, Vietnam ou Chine du Sud, dynastie Qing, XIXe siècle

  LOT 356. Plateau de lettré en bois de hongmu, Vietnam ou Chine du Sud, dynastie Qing, XIXe siècle. Estimation: €600 - €800. Photo Tajan le fond carré ceinturé d’une galerie à décor, finement sculpté et ajouré sur les deux faces, de deux phénix affrontés de part et d’autre de la perle enflammée parmi les nuées, les coins renforcés de plaques en métal ornées au repoussé de divinités du tao sous une grande tête de dragon parmi les nuées. 7,2 X 25,4 X 25 cm (2 13/16 X 10 X 9 13/16 in.) A HONGMU AND... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2014

A large hongmu partners desk, 19th century

A large hongmu partners desk, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. The rectangular top inset with a conforming marble panel, above four drawers on either side supported by two pedestals which each contain a singled drawer on either side, the legs joined by a lattice work panel with a separate footrest at the center; the wood of dark purple hue (wear, minor repairs). 33 1/2 x 73 x 32in (85 x 185.5 x 81cm). Estimate US$ 7,500 - 12,500 (€5,500 - 9,100)Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS. 4 Mar 2014 10:00 PST. San Francisco - www.bonhams.com ... [Lire la suite]
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16 décembre 2013

A hardstone and hongmu desk screen painted with figures in a mountainous landscape. China, late 19th century

A hardstone and hongmu desk screen painted with figures in a mountainous landscape. China, late 19th century. Photo courtesy Asian Art Studio. 15 x 10.5 inches (38 cm). Asian Art Studio. "Noble Treasures". Fuller Building, 7th Floor, 41 East 57th Street, New York 10022. M (323) 641 7486 - asianartstudio@msn.com - www.asianartstudio.com. ASIA WEEK NEW YORK. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014
30 juillet 2013

White Taihu Scholar Rock with Hongmu Base. 19th Century.

White Taihu Scholar Rock with Hongmu Base. 19th Century. 43 x 19 x 11 inches (108.6 x 47 x 27.3 cm). Photo courtesy China 2000 Fine Art China 2000 Fine Art. 177 East 87th Street, Suite 601, New York 10128. T (212) 472 9800 - M (917) 685 6088 - c2000fa@aol.com - www.china2000fineart.com

29 juin 2013

Asian art auctions at Bonhams in San Francisco achieve $10 million

A Longquan celadon bottle vase (detail), yuhuchunping, Yuan-Ming dynasty. Sold for US$ 374,500 inc. premium. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams San Francisco - Avid overseas Chinese buyers packed the Bonhams' auction room and drove prices to record levels this week in San Francisco. The market proved buoyant in every category of Chinese works of art, with telephone and internet bidders vying with bidders in the room for objects fresh to the market from private collectors, estates and institutions. The June 24 auction of... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2013

Chinese Huanghuali and Hongmu Cabinet with Carved Dragon Doors, 20th Century

Chinese Huanghuali and Hongmu Cabinet with Carved Dragon Doors, 20th Century.  43 1/2 inches by 27 3/8 inches. Each carved panel with scattered splits, the left with a loss approximately 1/4 inches wide along the left edge, and with splits along the right side; the right panel with gaps along the edges and splits; the side and back panels split, as illustrated. Estimate $800-1200. Lot sold $ 144,133.20 iGavel Auctions. Asian, Ancient, and Ethnographic Works of Art. May 1st,... [Lire la suite]
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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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20 août 2012

Chinese gilt wood seated bodhisattva , Ming dynasty

Chinese gilt wood seated bodhisattva , Ming dynasty. 2012 © Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers The diety seated on a rocky ledge in dhyanasana with hands folded in his lap and eyes downcast, robes open at chest; with associated hongmu low table as stand. H: 31 in. Estimate $8,000-10,000PROVENANCE: Property of a Chicago Lady  Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers. ASIAN ARTS. Sep 09 2012 10:00