28 février 2019

A rare jichimu octagonal three-part composite table, yueyazhuo, Qing dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 337. A rare jichimu octagonal three-part composite table, yueyazhuo, Qing dynasty, 18th Century; 34 3/4 by 42 1/2 by 41 1/2 in., 88 by 108 by 108 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 114,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. comprising a rectangular table and a pair of trapezoidal tables each with solid board-top, butted on the short-ends with a shallow closing member, set at the corners with straight legs of irregular faceted section in order to conform with the overall octagonal shape,... [Lire la suite]

22 décembre 2018

A rare jichimu, hardwood and marine ivory cabinet, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 95. A rare jichimu, hardwood and marine ivory cabinet, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 128.5 by 126 by 46 cm, 50 1/2  by 49 1/2  by 18 1/8  in. Estimate £10,000 - £15,000. Lot sold £12,500. Photo: Sotheby's. of rectangular form, the front with two rows of cupboard doors carved in relief depicting chilong, emblems, and antiques, embellished with alternating carved ivory panels of vertical rods and panels depicting shoucharacters and... [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]
24 février 2017

Nicholas Grindley at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Pottery Lion-Dog, Chinese, Early Tang period, 7th century. Length: 7 1/2 in (19 cm). © Nicholas Grindley A wood, probably some sort of fruitwood, figure of a longevity god or immortal, probably Shouxing or Shoulao, Ming–Qing dynasty, 17th century. Height (excluding base) 19.6 cm (7 1/2 in). © Nicholas Grindley A jichimu table in the form of an archaic fang ding. China, probably Daoguang (1821-1850). Jichimu wood. 33 3/4 x 63 5/8 x 19 1/2 in (85.7 x 161.6 x 49.5... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2014

A jichimu stand, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 3668. A jichimu stand, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 156.7 by 67 by 37 cm., 61 5/8 by 26 3/8 by 14 1/2 in. Estimate 100,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot sold 225,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's of rectangular section, the lowest shelf of full length skirted by a plain apron on all four sides, joined to four legs rising up through the shelf to form the open framework of the stand, further connected to a second pair of vertical struts securing a lower half shelf and a full-length middle shelf, the top shelf of half length... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2014

A jichimu and burlwood dressing table, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3637. A jichimu and burlwood dressing table, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 81.5 by 55.8 by 36.5 cm., 32 1/8 by 22 by 14 3/8 in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 162,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's the rectangular tabletop set with a burlwood floating panel framed by jichimu, the apron on all four sides with jichimu vertical struts forming the framework of the four rectangular sections on the front and back and the three sections on the narrow sides, the sections further inset with burlwood panels, joined to four legs... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2014

iGavel Auctions announces an important sale of Asian, ancient & ethnographic works of art

NEW YORK, NY.- Lark Mason, founder and president of Lark Mason Associates, has announced that more than 300 lots of important Asian art will soon be up for bidding on iGavel Auctions in a sale that goes live on April 15th and closes on April 30th. The outstanding works of art represent the breathtaking scope of Asian periods and disciplines, from the Sui dynasty through the 20th century.  Says Mr. Mason, “Following on the heels of the Asia Week sales, we look forward to presenting a fine selection of Imperial paintings,... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2013

An unusual pair of carved 'jichimu' wood figures of Ananda and Kasyapa, China, Ming Dynasty

An unusual pair of carved 'jichimu' wood figures of Ananda and Kasyapa, China, Ming Dynasty. Photo: Sotheby's. Heights: 44 in. (111.8 cm) PROVENANCE: Private Taiwanese Collection since the 1980s NOTE: Kasyapa was one of the principal disciples of Sakyamuni Buddha and convened and directed the First Buddhist Council after Buddha’s death and parinirvana.  He came from the kingdom of Magadha and by the time he met Buddha, was already well into his eighties.  He was a renowned ascetic and had a large... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2012

A jichimu six poster canopy bed (jiazichuang), Qing Dynasty, 18th century

Lot 238. A jichimu six poster canopy bed (jiazichuang), Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Height 82 1/2 in., 210 cm; Width 86 3/4 in., 219.8 cm; Depth 51 5/8 in., 131 cm. Estimate 80,000-120,000 USD. Lot sold 62,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the soft matted sleeping platform within a rectangular, mitered frame, molded with a waisted apron and raised on corner legs of square section ending in hoof feet, the front, back and side railings in a lattice pattern, joined by six baluster form upright posts... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2011

An unusual pair of huanghuali and jichimu yoke back arm chairs, 18th-19th century

An unusual pair of huanghuali and jichimu yoke back arm chairs, 18th-19th century. Photo Bonhams Each composed of a canted top rail set above an elegantly curved back splat carved with a centered flower enclosed in a ruyi-shaped medallion, the back rails continuing through the matted hard seat to form the legs and joined to horizontal shaped arm rests supported by continuous rails to the front and a centered spindle, the beaded apron butted to the seat and half-lapped to side extensions over a foot rest and stepped stretchers.... [Lire la suite]