30 avril 2019

A rare huanghuali altar table, qiaotouan, Qing dynasty, early 18th century

Lot 153. A rare huanghuali altar table, qiaotouan, Qing dynasty, early 18th century; 95.5 by 201 by 45 cm, 37 3/8  by 79 1/4  by 17 3/4  in. Estimate £80,000 — 120,000. Lot Sold 100,000 GBP (129,210 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the panelled rectangular top terminating in everted flanges, above a plain beaded apron carved and pierced with ruyi scrolls atop each leg, the square section legs secured by two cross braces joined by a quatrefoil brace, all above a... [Lire la suite]

27 mars 2019

A Qiaotouan Everted Ends Zitan Table, Early Qing Dynasty

Lot 3605. A Qiaotouan Everted Ends Zitan Table, Early Qing Dynasty. L 218 cm. W 51 cm. H 85 cm. Estimate HKD 1,600,000 - 2,400,000 (USD 203,843 - 305,765). Lot sold HKD 1,888,000 (USD 240,475). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: My Humble House Collection, Taipei. Literature: 1. The Secret Book of Hanshe 2, Hanshe Publishing House, 1988, p.1602.Zitan, Hanshe Publishing House, 1996, p.110-1113.Ching Wan Society Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Taipei, Ching Wan... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2019

A massive 'huanghuali' and hardwood recessed-leg table (qiaotouan), Ming dynasty and later

Lot 707.A massive 'huanghuali' and hardwood recessed-leg table (qiaotouan), Ming dynasty and later. Height 36 3/4  in., 93.3 cm; Width 93 3/4  in., 238.1 cm; Depth 15 3/8  in., 39 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot sold 212,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. a long, well figured, single-plank top set with everted ends, supported beneath by four transverse stretchers and a narrow, molded frame with beaded edges, forming a straight apron above boldly carved stylized phoenix-head... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2018

A small huanghuali recessed-leg altar table, qiaotouan, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 98. A small huanghuali recessed-leg altar table, qiaotouan, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 77 by 154 by 49 cm, 30 1/4  by 61  by 19 1/4  in. Estimate £50,000 - £70,000. Lot sold £137,500. Photo: Sotheby's. the single board panelled top, terminating in everted flanges above a straight beaded-edge apron and beaded cloud-scroll spandrels, supported on square sectioned legs, with rounded fronts, terminating in slightly splayed feet, joined by square sectioned stretchers enclosing a... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2016

A Huanghuali Recessed-leg Table (Qiaotouan), 17th-18th century

Lot 229, A Huanghuali Recessed-leg Table (Qiaotouan), 17th-18th century. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the thick single plank top set to either end with delicately shaped everted ends tongue and grooved into the inside edge, all supported on four splayed, cylindrical legs joined by a continuous beaded apron with stylized foliate openwork spandrels and a pair of rounded stretchers to either side. Height 34 1/4  in., 87 cm; Width 54 1/4  in., 137.8 cm; Depth 13 3/4  in.,... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2016

A huanghuali recessed-leg long table (qiaotouan), Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 20. A huanghuali recessed-leg long table (qiaotouan), Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Estimation 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the top a two-board floating panel tongue-and-grooved to the frame with shaped everted flanges, the edge of the frame molded inward terminating with a beaded edge, over a beaded-edge wide apron with a central arch suspending a single fuschia-like bloom, inset on one side with a pair of narrow drawers, the beaded cloud-scroll spandrels set on gently bidirectional played... [Lire la suite]

04 septembre 2015

Imperial bronze bell from the Hearst Collection to lead Sotheby's Chinese Art Sale

A Rare And Important Imperial Gilt-Bronze Ritual Bell (Bianzhong) Estimate $1/1.5million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- The bi-annual New York sale of Important Chinese Art on 15 - 16 September will be led by extraordinarily rare Imperial Bronze Bell made for the court of the Qianlong emperor (r. 1736-1795), and which has remained in the Hearst family since it was acquired by William Randolph Hearst in 1921. Further highlights include a pale celadon jade ‘taotie’ censer and cover from The Kitson Collection, dating from the... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2015

A Huanghuali recessed-leg table (qiaotouan), Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 212. A Huanghuali recessed-leg table (qiaotouan), Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Height 31 1/4  in., 79.4 cm; Width 55 in., 139.7 cm; Depth 16 1/4  in., 41.3 cm. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot sold 250,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's 2015 the rectangular mitered, mortise and tenon frame top with a single flush, floating panel and inset everted ends, tongue and grooved into the inside edge of the frame with four transverse stretchers, all supported on four splayed, cylindrical legs joined by a plain apron with... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2013

A rare huanghuali raised end table, qiaotouan, early 18th century - Sothebys

A rare huanghuali raised end table, qiaotouan, early 18th century - Sothebys the long rectangular single-panel top set within a narrow frame with everted flanges at the ends, all above plain aprons joined to spandrels flanking the tops of the thick, rounded legs joined by pairs of stretchers; 175.1 by 83 by 50.5cm., 69 by 32 3/4  by 19 7/8 in.  Estimation: 150,000 - 250,000 GBP PROVENANCE: A Belgian Private Collection. NOTE: Large tables of this design with a raised flange at the ends of the top... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2012

A Huanghuali Recessed-Leg Long Table (qiaotouan). Ming Dynasty, 17th Century

A huanghuali Recessed-Leg Long Table (qiaotouan). Ming Dynasty, 17th Century. Photo Sotheby's the narrow single plank top with molded edges terminating in everted flanges, above a waisted straight apron with foliate-form spandrels, the square legs with beaded edges and raised double beading to the center joined by a molded shoe foot, framing openwork beaded-edge panels, the narrow upper panel with a beaded and cusped opening above a large well-carved panel with scrolling ruyi and leaves issuing from... [Lire la suite]