25 décembre 2022

An exceptional and rare Huanghuali six-post canopy bed (Jiazichuang), Late Ming dynasty

Lot 40. An impressive pair of large huanghuali and camphor wood compound cabinets (Sijiangui), Late Ming dynasty; 225.5 by 155 by 206.5 cm, 88¾ by 61 by 81¼ in. Lot sold: 478,800 GBP (Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 GBP). © 2022 Sotheby's. well proportioned, the wide rectangular frame enclosing a soft-mat sleeping surface surmounting a constricted waist carved with pairs of confronting chilong divided by short bamboo-form struts, above a shaped apron carved in low... [Lire la suite]

11 août 2019

Qing dynasty furniture at Christie's New York, 26 March 2010

Lot 1226. A huanghuali six-poster canopy bed, jiazichuang, 18th century; 88 7/8 in. (225.7 cm.) high, 85 in. (216 cm.) wide, 55 in. (139.7 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 362,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The openwork top formed by a latticework of wan emblems repeated on the upper portion of the frame above chi dragon spandrels and stepped stretchers, the soft mat seat set within the thick, rectangular frame and enclosed by further wan latticework... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2019

A fine and rare huanghuali six-poster canopy bed, jiazichuang, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 3119. A fine and rare huanghuali six-poster canopy bed, jiazichuang, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 87 in. (221 cm.) high, 89 in. (226 cm.) wide, 62 in. (157.5 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price realised HKD 6,125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The rectangular mitred bed frame with soft mat seat is set with beaded, ‘ice-plate’ edge, above a narrow waist and plain beaded apron continuing to the square legs with incurving hoof feet. The four corner posts and... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2019

A huanghuali canopy bed, jiazichuang, 17th century

Lot 1662. A huanghuali canopy bed, jiazichuang, 17th century; 89 ½ in. (227.3 cm.) high, 83 in. (210.8 cm.) wide, 48 in. (121.9 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The mat seat is set in a rectangular frame above the narrow waist and shaped, beaded aprons carved with confronted chilong amidst scrolls. The whole is raised on cabriole legs carved with lion masks terminating in paw feet. The posts are joined on all sides by openwork railings carved with stylized... [Lire la suite]
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28 novembre 2018

A huanghuali six-poster canopy bed, jiazichuang, Early Qing dynasty

Lot 2942. A huanghuali six-poster canopy bed, jiazichuang, Early Qing dynasty; 93 7/8 in. (238.5 cm.) high, 89 in. (226 cm.) wide, 61 3/16 in. (155.4 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 3,800,000 - HKD 5,800,000. Price realised HKD 5,500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The rectangular bed frame is with a soft-mat seat set above a high waist and decorated with bamboo-form struts dividing scroll patterned panels. The curvilinear apron is carved in low relief with leafy... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2018

A jichimu four-poster canopy bed, jiazichuang, 18th century

Lot 1240. A jichimu four-poster canopy bed, jiazichuang, 18th century; 87 in. (221 cm.) high, 78¾ in. (200 cm.) wide, 47¾ in. (121.1 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The openwork top is formed by attractive latticework and supported on four vertical posts joined by humpback stretchers. The soft mat seat is set within the thick, rectangular frame and enclosed on three sides by shaped panels, all above a narrow waist and shaped, beaded aprons carved at the center with an... [Lire la suite]

08 novembre 2017

A tiger-maple four-poster canopy bed,jiazichuang, 18th century

Lot 190. A tiger-maple four-poster canopy bed, jiazichuang, 18th century. 90¼ in. (229.9 cm.) high, 80 in. (223.3 cm.) wide, 55½ in. (141 cm.) deep. Estimate GBP 100,000 - GBP 150,000. Price realised GBP 100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The longyan wood bed is characteristic of Fujian manufacture and is of lofty and generous proportion. The soft mat sleeping platform is enclosed by a rectangular frame and narrow waist above square-section legs joined by a beaded apron... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2017

A fine and rare huanghuali four-poster canopy bed,jiazichuang, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 4075. A fine and rare huanghuali four-poster canopy bed, jiazichuang, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century; 83 in. (210.8 cm.) high x 89 in. (228 cm.) wide x 62 in. (157.5 cm.) deep. Estimate HKD 2,200,000 - HKD 2,800,000. Price realised HKD 9,844,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The rectangular mitred bed frame with soft mat seat is supported on sturdy legs of circular section joined by humpbacked leg-encircling stretchers separated by oval braces set at regular... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2016

A rare huanghuali four-poster bed, Jiazichuang, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 6020. A rare huanghuali four-poster bed, Jiazichuang, Late Ming dynasty. Estimate US$ 250,000 - 400,000€220,000 - 350,000). Photo: Bonhams. The seat frame of mitre, mortise-and-tenon construction with molded edge tapering inward to a flat edge over an elegantly grooved and beaded apron and recessed waist made of one piece of wood and mitred, mortised, tenoned, into and half-lapped on to the legs which curve strongly into finely shaped feet, the removable seat drilled for a soft seat and fitted with three... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2013

A huanghuali six post canopy bed (jiazichuang), 17th century

A huanghuali six post canopy bed (jiazichuang), 17th century. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the wide rectangular mitered frame with a soft-mat sleeping surface, the underside with a pair of bowed stretchers and four corner braces, supported on a recessed waist above a straight apron on four beaded legs of square section ending in hoof feet, the six square section and concave beaded posts joined with five openwork panels of archaistic design comprised of three horizontal... [Lire la suite]