14 janvier 2019

An unusual small zitan kang table, kangji, 19th century

Lot 1358. An unusual small zitan kang table, kangji, 19th century; 11 in. (28 cm.) high, 25¼ in. (64.2 cm.) wide, 18 5/16 in. (46.5 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With four-panel top set within the rectangular frame, above aprons carved in sunken relief with key fret and stylized chilong confronted around pearls, the whole supported on short legs of square section terminating in scroll-form hoof feet.  ... [Lire la suite]
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31 janvier 2018

A rare and unusual 'huanghuali' square table (kangji), 17th century

Lot 343. A rare and unusual 'huanghuali' square table (kangji), 17th century; 11 1/2 by 30 3/4 by 30 3/4 in., 29.3 by 78 by 78 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 158,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's 2010. the two panel top set within a square frame, all above a waisted section carved and pierced with archaistic scrolls and simulated bamboo nodes on each corner, continuing down to the shaped apron carved with confronting dragons, flanked by animal-head cabriole legs terminating in claw and... [Lire la suite]
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24 juin 2011

Huanghuali Chairs Lead Stellar $11.5 Million Fine Asian Works of Art Sale at Bonhams & Butterfields

A pair of huanghuali continuous yoke back armchairs, nanguanmaoyi, 17th/18th Century, 46 1/2in (118.1cm). Sold for $1,498,000. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams & Butterfields SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Bonhams & Butterfields’ Fine Asian Works of Art auction on June 21, 2011 in San Francisco brought more than $11.5-million, with a rare pair of huanghuali continuous yoke back armchairs, 17th/18th century, leading the sale by bringing $1.49 million USD. One of many attractions among the Chinese furniture to be offered, the chairs were from... [Lire la suite]