18 septembre 2018

A 'Zitan' and hardwood tabletop cabinet, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1318. A 'Zitan' and hardwood tabletop cabinet, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 25 3/8  in., 64.5 cm; Widht 15 1/4  in., 38.7 cm; Depth 7 1/2  in., 19 cm. Estimate: 6,000-8,000 USD. Sold Price: 200,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular frame with square corners, inset on three sides with well carved panels, each enclosing a writhing dragon amid swirling clouds, a pair of doors to the front, the interior fitted with a shelf above two drawers and a covered storage well, the... [Lire la suite]