29 août 2016

A huanghuali sloping-stile cupboard, Yuanjiaogui, 17th-18th century

Lot 6017. A huanghuali sloping-stile cupboard, Yuanjiaogui, 17th-18th century. Estimate US$ 40,000 - 60,000 (€36,000 - 54,000). Photo: Bonhams. The floating panel top set into a mitre, mortise-and-tenon, tongue and groove frame with rounded corners showing exposed tenons on the short sides and joined to four tapered stiles, double tenoned into the top, rounded on the exterior edges and square in the interior supporting a pair of well-figured single panel doors set into double beaded-edge frames centered on a... [Lire la suite]

27 août 2016

A huanghuali sloping-stile cupboard, yuanjiaogui, Late 16th-17th century

Lot 6004. A huanghuali sloping-stile cupboard, yuanjiaogui, Late 16th-17th century; 43 4/8 x 29 1/8 x 16 1/8in (111.2 x 74 x 41cm). Estimate US$ 40,000 - 60,000 (€35,000 - 53,000). Sold for US$ 353,000 (€ 282,558). Photo: Bonhams. The floating panel top set into a mitre, mortise-and- tenon frame with rounded edge and supported by four stiles double tenoned into the frame, rounded on the exterior and squared on the interior and housing well-figured single panel doors with mitred frame construction and double-beaded frame... [Lire la suite]