24 mai 2022

A huanghuali rectangular stool, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 116. A huanghuali rectangular stool, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 80 by 42.5 by 44.7 cm, 31½ by 16¾ by 17⅝ in. Lot sold 75,600 GBP (Estimate : 50,000 - 70,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022

24 mai 2022

A rare huanghuali square table, late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 100. A rare huanghuali square table, late Ming-early Qing dynasty; 105.5 by 105.5 by 88.2 cm, 41½ by 41½ by 34¾ in. Lot sold 453,600 GBP (Estimate : 120,000 - 160,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Note: Tables of this versatile form and size were designed as surfaces for dining, writing, appreciating antiques, or even playing games. Square tables often appear on printed books and paintings, such as in the illustration of Chapter 11 of a Chongzhen period edition of Jin Ping Mei [The Plum in... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2022

Exceptional Chinese vase forms and furniture lead Freeman's April 13 Asian Arts Auction

Lot 28. A pair of Chinese huanghuali armchairs, Sichutou Guanmaoyi, Late Ming to Qing dynasty. H: 41 in.; W: 23 1/8 in; D: 21 in. Estimate $80,000 - $120,000. © Freeman's 2022  PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman’s April 13 Asian Arts auction presents collectors of Chinese craftsmanship opportunities to add remarkable 17th - and 18th -century furniture and design objects to their collections.The sale is led by a pair of Chinese huanghuali, or fragrant rosewood, armchairs (Lot 28), elegant... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2021

A huanghuali painting table, qiantou'an, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 3032. A huanghuali painting table, qiantou'an, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century; 34 1⁄2 in. (87.6 cm.) high, 87 in. (221 cm.) wide, 23 1⁄2 in. (59.5 cm.) deep. Price realised HKD 1,250,000 (Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000). © Christie's 2021 The single panel is set in the rectangular frame fitted with everted ends to each side. The whole is resting on plain aprons and spandrels, all supported on four circular-section legs, joined with double stretchers. ... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2021

A huanghuali rectangular incense stand, xiangji, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 3031. A huanghuali rectangular incense stand, xiangji, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century; 34 in. (86.5 cm.) high, 25 in. (63.5 cm) wide, 18 3⁄4 in. (47.5 cm) deep. Price realised HKD 3,750,000 (Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000). © Christie's 2021 The top is set in a square frame above the narrow waist and the plain apron, all resting on elegantly curved cabriole legs ending in upturned tendril ball-shaped feet. Note: Incense and other aromatics have been burned... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2021

A huanghuali Duan stone-inlaid side table, qiaotou'an, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 3024. A huanghuali Duan stone-inlaid side table, qiaotou'an, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century; 35 3⁄8 in. (89.7 cm) high, 32 1⁄2 in. (82.6 cm) wide, 17 1⁄2 in. (44.5 cm) deep. Price realised HKD 437,500 (Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 600,000). © Christie's 2021 The Duan stone is set within a rectangular frame with everted ends above a waist with plain aprons and phoenix-shaped, aprons all supported by 'giant-arm' braces and resting on square-sectioned legs ending in hoof... [Lire la suite]

18 décembre 2021

A meditation huanghuali chair with matted seat 'chanyi', probably Qing dynasty

Lot 340. A meditation huanghuali chair with matted seat 'chanyi', probably Qing dynasty. 78 x 74 x 58 cm. Sold: €30,000 (Est: €20,000 - €30,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Provenance: From a European private collection, according to the current owner aquired in Paris in 2015, formerly acquired in the 1970s. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art, December 7, 2021
16 décembre 2021

A pair of huanghuali official's hat chairs with mat seats

Lot 346. A pair of huanghuali official's hat chairs with mat seats, China, 18th century. H. 110,5 cm. Sold: €298,000 (Est: €30,000 - €50,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Minor traces of age, very minor age crack to one chair's backrest. From a European private collection, acquired prior to 1990. Nagel Auctions. AsianArt, December 7, 2021
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11 décembre 2021

A pair of huanghuali lobed weiqi boxes and covers, 17th century

Lot 62. A pair of huanghuali lobed weiqi boxes and covers, 17th century; 7.5cm (3in) high. Sold for HK$ 315,000 (€ 35,828) (Estimate  HK$ 600,000-800,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Of squat form and lobed sides, the covers in the form of lotus leaves, the interior lacquered, the wood of dark honey tone, each box containing white and black weiqi playing pieces. Note: Weiqi originated in ancient China and was one of the four accomplishments that a Chinese scholar had to practice.... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2021

A pair of Huanghuali three-shelf bookcases, jiage, 18th century

Lot 234. A pair of Huanghuali three-shelf bookcases, jiage, 18th century; 161.3cm (63 1/2in) high x 79.9cm (31 1/2in) wide x 39.8cm (15 5/8in) deep. Estimate HK$ 800,000 - 1,000,000 (€ 91,000 - 110,000). Sold for HK$ 3,502,500 (€ 397,984). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Each of rectangular form and standard miter, mortise and tenon construction, the slender square corner posts framing the softwood top panel and three shelves, one of which surmounts a pair of drawers, the corner posts extending... [Lire la suite]
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