03 juin 2020

A large huanghuali and dalishi marble table screen, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 138. A large huanghuali and dalishi marble table screen, Late Ming dynasty; 62 by 56.3 by 32.7 cm., 24 3/8  by 22 1/8  by 12 7/8  in. Estimate 380,000 — 550,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,375,000 HKD (158,064 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. beautifully modelled, the two base supports edged with drum-shaped and deep curvilinear aprons on each side, flanking a pair of openwork panels inset below a well-figured dalishi marble evoking mountains and clouds. ... [Lire la suite]

03 juin 2020

A pair of huanghuali square corner kang cabinets, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 136. A pair of huanghuali square corner kang cabinets, Late Ming dynasty; 49.9 by 39.2 by 24.3 cm., 19 5/8  by 15 3/8  by 9 5/8  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,920,000 HKD (450,627 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each with a top of mitre, mortise and exposed tenon construction with a flush, tongue-and-grooved, floating panel supported by two dovetailed transverse stretchers underneath, the four square uprights pyramid-joined to the top... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2020

A huanghuali plank-top kang table, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 135. A huanghuali plank-top kang table, Late Ming dynasty; 29.3 by 122.4 by 28.6 cm., 11 1/2  by 48 1/4  by 11 1/4  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,360,000 HKD (271,296 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of substantial material, the top made of a solid single plank, supported on splayed square-sectioned legs double-tennoned to the plank top and curving gently outward at the feet, the legs gently rounded on the outside and cut to... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2020

A set of four huanghuali rectangular stools, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 134. A set of four huanghuali rectangular stools, Late Ming dynasty; 51.5 by 45.6 by 40.1 cm., 20 1/4  by 17 7/8  by 15 3/4  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 6,680,000 HKD (767,906 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each frame top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction, with exposed tenons on the short sides of the frame, drilled for soft-seat construction (now replaced with old matting), supported by two curved transverse... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2020

A huanghuali lute table, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 133. A huanghuali lute table, Late Ming dynasty; 80.2 by 108 by 61.5 cm., 31 5/8  by 42 1/2  by 24 1/2  in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 7,520,000 HKD (864,469 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction with a flush, two-board floating panel tongue-and-grooved into the mitred frame, supported by three dovetailed transverse braces, the short sides of the top with exposed tenons, the frame... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2020

A large huanghuali brush pot, bitong, 17th-18th century

Lot 3297. A large huanghuali brush pot, bitong, 17th-18th century; 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Of massive proportions and plain cylindrical form, the sides have an attractive grain. The base is fitted with a circular plug. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 23 March 1999, lot 16. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2020

A pair of huanghuali Southern official's hat armchairs, guanmaoyi, 19th century

Lot 3294. A pair of huanghuali Southern official's hat armchairs, guanmaoyi, 19th century; 42 in. (106.7 cm.) high, 21 ¾ in. (55.2 cm.) wide, 17 ¾ in. (45 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price Realized USD 149,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each has a shaped crest rail supported by the elegantly curving back splat and rear posts which continue to form the back legs. The arm rails are supported on slender standing stiles and extend beyond the front posts. The... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2020

A large huanghuali brush pot, bitong, 17th-18th century

Lot 3293. A large huanghuali brush pot, bitong, 17th-18th century; 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The brush pot is of slightly tapered cylindrical form, the thick sides have a well-figured grain. The base is fitted with a plug. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 23 March 1999, lot 70. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2020

A massive huanghuali tree trunk-form scroll pot, 18th century

Lot 3290. A massive huanghuali tree trunk-form scroll pot, 18th century; 19 1/8 in. (48.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price Realized USD 68,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The cylindrical pot is naturalistically carved to simulate a gnarled tree trunk, with knots and whorls on the exterior, and a ruyi cloud scroll on either side, wood stand. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 20 November 1984, lot 522.Sotheby's, New York, 14 September 2011, lot... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2020

A huanghuali horseshoe-back armchair, quanyi, 17th-18th century

Lot 3288. A huanghuali horseshoe-back armchair, quanyi, 17th-18th century; 139 ¾ in. (101 cm.) high, 21 ¼ in. (54 cm.) wide, 16 ½ in. (41.9 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sweeping crest rail, reinforced by baitong mounts, terminates in outswept hooks above shaped stiles and forms an elegant curve above the slightly curved back splat which is finely carved with a stylized ruyi head flanked by... [Lire la suite]