24 mai 2020

A pair of huanghuali low-back armchairs, meiguiyi, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 128. A pair of huanghuali low-back armchairs, meiguiyi, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty; 86 by 59 by 45 cm., 33 7/8  by 23 1/4  by 17 3/4  in. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 5,480,000 HKD (629,959 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each with a rectangular top rail decorated with a series of mouldings, mitred, mortised and tennoned to the stiles, the stiles continuing through the seat frame and extending as the back legs, the arms mitre, mortise and tenon... [Lire la suite]

23 mai 2020

A pair of huanghuali lamp stands, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty

  Lot 126. A pair of huanghuali lamp stands, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty; 122 by 27.8 by 21.9 cm., 48 by 10 7/8  by 8 5/8  in. Estimate 2,800,000 — 4,800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 5,480,000 HKD (1,526,615 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each with two uprights joined by hump-back-shaped stretchers at the top with openings in the centre to accomodate the post of the lamp receptacle, the uprights mortised and tennoned into the shaped, solid base shoe-type feet carved with scrolling... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2020

A long huanghuali and huamu recessed-leg table, pingtouan, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 125. A huanghuali and huamu recessed-leg table, pingtouan, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty; 78.2 by 204.5 by 53.6 cm., 30 3/4  by 80 1/2  by 21 1/8  in. Estimate 9,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 13,880,000 HKD (1,526,615 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the top of mitre, mortise and tennoned frame construction with a huamu single-board, tongue-and-grooved, flush, floating panel supported by six dovetailed transverse stretchers, the edge of the... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2020

A huanghuali lobed brushpot, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 121. A huanghuali lobed brushpot, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty; diameter 16.1 cm., 6 1/4  in. Estimate 90,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,875,000 HKD (215,542 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the slightly flared body divided into six lobes with a wide flat rim, all supported on a base extending slightly beyond the body in corresponding form, resting on three small feet, the wood with an attractive grain pattern, later inscribed to the base in ink with the characters Wu... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2020

A small huanghuali pillow box, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 120. A small huanghuali pillow box, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty; 10.5 by 28 by 14 cm., 4 1/8  by 11 by 5 1/2  in. Estimate 70,000 — 100,000 HKD. Lot Sold 400,000 HKD (45,982 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of rectangular section, the box constructed with plain straight sides with a beaded rim, flanked on the shorter sides with a pair of C-shaped baitong loop handles suspended from floral roundels, the cover of corresponding form hinged on the back of... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2020

A huanghuali summer-winter table, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 118. A huanghuali summer-winter table, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty; 20.8 by 34.8 by 34.8 cm., 8 5/8  by 13 5/8  by 13 5/8  in. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,800,000 Lot Sold 3,920,000 HKD (450,627 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon frame construction with a two-board, flush, tongue-and-grooved, floating panel supported by three dovetailed transverse stretchers, two with exposed tenons, the short sides of the frame top with... [Lire la suite]

20 mai 2020

A huanghuali marble doors table cabinet, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 116. A huanghuali marble doors table cabinet, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty; 34.5 by 35 by 25.3 cm., 13 1/2  by 13 3/4  by 9 7/8  in. Estimate 180,000 — 280,000 HKD. Lot Sold 2,720,000 HKD (312,680 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of rectangular form, the top lid opening to reveal a tray-like compartment, set with five drawers behind the two doors, the doors inset with dalishi marble visible on both sides, all resting on a cusped base. ... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2020

A huanghuali and boxwood two-tiered carry box, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty

Lot 105. A huanghuali and boxwood two-tiered carry box, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty; 94 by 61.1 by 46 cm., 37 by 24 by 18 1/8  in. Estimate 380,000 — 550,000. Lot Sold 1,500,000 HKD (172,434 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the base of the carry box comprising a rectangular frame connected by two transverse stretchers, each short side with an openwork spandrelled upright rising from the base frame to meet the arch-shaped handle, the spandrels carved... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2020

A huanghuali square stool with s-braces, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty

Lot 102. A huanghuali square stool with s-braces, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty; 44.2 by 40.7 by 40.5 cm., 17 3/8  by 16 by 15 7/8  in. Estimate 900,000 — 1,500,000. Lot Sold 3,440,000 HKD (395,448 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. proportionally constructed with thumb-moulded structural members, the frame top comprising four stretchers with line mouldings, weijiaoxian, on the edges and with rounded corners, the legs similarly decorated with moulded edges and... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

A large archaistic rhinoceros horn libation cup, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 2914. A large archaistic rhinoceros horn libation cup, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - HKD 3,500,000. Price Realized HKD 3,260,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The vessel of elegantly shaped tapering form, carved in medium relief around the sides with stylised taotie masks on a leiwen ground divided at the sides and front of the cup by vertical bands of square geometric cartouches, the... [Lire la suite]