25 mars 2020

An exceedingly rare and unusually large huanghuali floor stand, Late Ming-Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 3611. An exceedingly rare and unusually large huanghuali floor stand, Late Ming-Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 67 1/4 in. (170.8 cm.) high x 43 3/4 in. (111.1 cm.) wide x 19 5/8 in. (49.8 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price Realized HKD 9,620,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  With crest rail terminating in upswept lingzhi heads above openwork spandrels flanking the upper section, inset with reticulated panels, the design continuing down either... [Lire la suite]

21 mars 2020

An extremely rare huanghuali luohan bed with three-panel railing, luohanchuang, Ming dynasty, 17th century

  Lot 3612. An extremely rare huanghuali luohan bed with three-panel railing, luohanchuang, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 31 in. (78.7 cm.) high x 82 1/4 in. (209 cm.) wide x 44 in. (111.5) cm deep. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price Realized HKD 17,460,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Well and elegantly constructed with three large single huanghuali planks forming the back and side rails, above the wide rectangular frame enclosing the soft mat seat and a... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2020

A pair of  huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, 17th-18th century

Lot 33. A pair of  huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi, 17th-18th century; 66.5 by 95.5 by 27cm., 26 1/4  by 37 5/8  by 10 5/8 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 75,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. each with curving toprail sloping down to the arms terminating in a curved hook beyond the corner posts set with shaped spandrels, the backsplat carved with an open-work ruyi-shaped panel, the lower register with a scrolled open-work... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2020

A huanghuali low table, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 31. A huanghuali low table, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 66.5 by 95.5 by 27cm., 26 1/4  by 37 5/8  by 10 5/8 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the rectangular beaded top above a narrow waist and cusped beaded apron, continuing onto cabriole legs terminating in curled hoof feet. Note: Elegantly constructed with a curvilinear beaded apron and cabriole legs, low rectangular tables of this type are... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2020

A huanghuali horseshoe-backed chair, quanyi, 17th-early 18th century

Lot 30. A huanghuali horseshoe-backed chair, quanyi, 17th-early 18th century; 100 by 61 by 47cm., 39 3/8  by 24 by 18 1/2 in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP. Lot sold 75,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded crestrail comprising five sections, supported by straight back posts and curved front and side posts, the gently curving central backsplat carved in relief with stylised confronting chilong enclosed within a ruyi-shaped medallion flanked by cusped... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2020

A Huanghuali Low Table, Kangji, 17th Century

Lot 3693. A Huanghuali Low Table, Kangji, 17th Century; 25 by 78.5 by 41 cm., 9 7/8  30 7/8  by 16 1/8  in. Estimate 240,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 625,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of rectangular form, the flush single board tabletop supported on a waist above the plain rounded apron joined to the curved hoofed feet, fine-grained wood with a dark brown patina. Sotheby's. Contemporary Literati — A Gathering, Hong Kong, 07  april 2014
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23 janvier 2020

A huanghuali waisted daybed, ta, 17th-18th century

Lot 1569. A huanghuali waisted daybed, ta, 17th-18th century; 17¼ in. (43.7 cm.) high, 75 in. (190.5 cm.) wide, 31 7/8 in. (81 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 315,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013.  The well-proportioned bed has a narrow waist, which supports a sturdy rectangular frame enclosing the hard mat seat. The bed is raised on sturdy, slightly inward curving legs of square section, connected by shaped, beaded aprons carved in relief... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2020

A magnificent and very rare pair of massive huanghuali compound cabinets and hatchests, Sijiangui, 17th century

Lot 1566. A magnificent and very rare pair of massive huanghuali compound cabinets and hatchests, Sijiangui, 17th century; 110 ½ in. (280.6 cm.) high, 49 in. (124.4 cm.) wide, 24 ½ in. (63 cm.) deep. Estimate: USD 1,200,000-1,800,000. Price realised USD 1,563,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013.  Each is of massive rectangular form and constructed from large panels of huanghuali with beautiful graining and rich amber tone. The hat chest has two square panel doors with a removable... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2020

A huanghuali and burlwood corner leg side table (tiaozhuo), 17th-18th century

Lot 29. A huanghuali and burlwood corner leg side table (tiaozhuo), 17th-18th century. Height 31 in., 78.7 cm; Width 35 3/4  in., 98.8 cm; Depth 20 3/8  in., 51.8 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 118,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of simianping, 'four sides flush' form, with a single top panel of well-figured burlwood enclosed by a wide, straight-edged frame set directly upon slender corner legs of square section terminating in high hoof feet, the underside with... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2019

A pair of huanghuali Southern official armchairs, nanguanmaoyi, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 3055. A pair of huanghuali Southern official armchairs, nanguanmaoyi, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 36 5/8in. (93cm) high; 23 7/8 in. (60.5cm.) wide; 18 1/8 in. (46 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price realised HKD 2,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Each with a bowed crestrail above a curved back splat carved with floral scrolls in a beaded-edge medallion, the S-shaped arms with vertical supports and continued to S-shaped front support, extended to a soft cane... [Lire la suite]