11 août 2019

Qing dynasty furniture at Christie's New York, 26 March 2010

Lot 1226. A huanghuali six-poster canopy bed, jiazichuang, 18th century; 88 7/8 in. (225.7 cm.) high, 85 in. (216 cm.) wide, 55 in. (139.7 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 362,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The openwork top formed by a latticework of wan emblems repeated on the upper portion of the frame above chi dragon spandrels and stepped stretchers, the soft mat seat set within the thick, rectangular frame and enclosed by further wan latticework... [Lire la suite]

22 janvier 2019

A huanghuali waisted corner-leg side table, banzhuo, 17th-18th century

Lot 1361. A huanghuali waisted corner-leg side table, banzhuo, 17th-18th century; 33 7/8 in. (86 cm.) high, 36 11/16 in. (93.2 cm.) wide, 20 5/8 in. (52.4 cm.) deep. Estimate $40,000 - USD 60,000. Price Realized $92,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. With two-panel top set within the wide rectangular frame with beaded edge, above a narrow waist and plain aprons, the whole supported on thick legs of square section joined by stepped stretchers and terminating in hoof feet. Provenance: Grace Wu... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2013

A huanghuali waisted corner-leg side table, banzhuo, 17th century

A huanghuali waisted corner-leg side table, banzhuo, 17th century. Photo courtesy Bonhams.  The tri-panel at the upper surface set within a rectangular frame and separated by a grooved border, the narrow waist with thumb-grooved edges supported above a lightly beaded skirting and four feet, forming a square section terminating in hoofed ends and with humpback stretchers at the sides. 92cm x 47cm x 85cm high. Estimate HK$ 500,000 - 800,000 (€48,000 - 76,000)  For an 18th century table of very similar form, see C. Evarts,... [Lire la suite]