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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01 décembre 2021

A fine and rare huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, Hua'an, 17th century

Lot 221. A fine and rare huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, Hua'an, 17th century; 122.5cm (48 1/4in) wide x 73.5cm (29in) deep x 85cm (33 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$ 1,500,000 - 2,000,000 (€ 170,000 - 230,000). Sold for HK$ 2,252,500 (€ 255,948). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The two-panel top set within the wide rectangular frame, above plain aprons and spandrels moulded with beaded, thumb-grooved edge, the whole supported on slightly splayed legs of rounded section and joined by pairs of... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2021

A pair of huanghuali 'meditation' chairs, chanyi

Lot 365. A pair of huanghuali 'meditation' chairs, chanyi; 86cm high x 74cm wide x 74cm deep. Sold for £ 25,250 (€ 30,085) (Est: £20,000 - £30,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Each with an elegant plain frame forming a low back and slender arms supported at right angles on straight front posts, the large hard-mat square seat above humpback stretchers with pillar-shaped struts. Provenance: a distinguished European private collection. Note: Notable for their understated elegance conveyed by their... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2021

A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs, guanmaoyi, 17th-18th century

Lot 244. A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs, guanmaoyi, 17th-18th century. Each 122cm (48in) high x 60.7cm (24in) wide x 51cm (20in) deep. Sold for £ 119,000 (€ 139,173). (Estimate £ 30,000 - £50,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Each with a well-carved protruding crestrail supported on a broad S-shaped splat and curved rear posts continuing to form the rear legs of cylindrical section, the curved arms supported on tapering stiles and curved front posts continuing through the seat frames to form the front legs, the... [Lire la suite]