30 avril 2017

A hardwood official's hat armchair, 17th-18th century

Loty 294. A hardwood official's hat armchair, 17th-18th century. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded shaped toprail above an S-curved backsplat and supported on rounded slender stiles extending down to the back legs, the curved arms projecting beyond the front posts set back from the corners of the rectangular frame enclosing the mat seat, all above plain beaded apron and spandrels to the front and side, the legs joined by stretchers and a footrest with apron - 120 by 61 by 60 cm, 47 1/4... [Lire la suite]

23 février 2013

Fine Huanghuali furniture from an important private American collection to be offered at Christie's New York

Fine Huanghuali Furniture From an Important Private American Collection.  NEW YORK, NY.- On March 21, Christie's will offer 13 pieces of Fine Huanghuali Furniture from an Important Private American Collection. Dating from the 17th and 18th centuries, each is constructed from huanghuali, also known as yellow rosewood, among the most desirable and highly sought-after wood in Chinese furniture construction. Each item is a superb example of its type and carries an impeccable provenance.  Highlighting the collection is a... [Lire la suite]