31 mars 2016

A pair of huanghuali large horseshoe armchairs, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 117. A pair of huanghuali large horseshoe armchairs, Late Ming dynasty;  102 by 61.6 by 47.6 cm, 40 1/8  by 24 1/4  by 18 3/4  in. Estimate 2,800,000 — 4,000,000 HKD (329,544 - 470,778 EUR). Lot Sold 3,920,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. each well proportioned, the arm, beginning and ending in gently returning knobs, constructed of five sections joined by overlapping pressure-pegged scarf joins, the plain 'S'-curved back splat... [Lire la suite]

23 février 2016

Sotheby's Hong Kong to offer Ming furniture from an Asian Private Collection

 Couch Bed Luohan Chuang, Huanghuali Wood, Late Ming (1573–1644); Width 206.5 cm / Depth 90.9 cm / Height 79.1 cm / Seat Height 47.3 cm. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Following the ‘white-glove sale’ of Ming Furniture – The Dr S Y Yip Collection in October 2015, Sotheby’sHong Kong is honoured to offer Ming Furniture – An Asian Private Collection in the Chinese Works of Art Spring Sale series on 6 April 2016. The Collection is distinguished by its owner’s connoisseurship and keen interest in the history of Chinese... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2013

A pair of huanghuali horseshoe armchairs, China, 1550-1650

A pair of huanghuali horseshoe armchairs, China, 1550-1650. Photo Nagel Auktionen With five-part pressure wedge pin overlapping scarf joints supported on two rear circular section uprights which continue through the seat rail to form the back legs. The front legs are of similar construction, square in the section beneath the seat rail are tenoned into the underside of the arm with small sprandrels beneath the outcurving 'handles'. The plain S-curved splat is tenoned into the underside of the arm and into the back... [Lire la suite]
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