27 novembre 2022

A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs, Late Ming dynasty

 Lot 115. A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs, Late Ming dynasty; 59.8 by 53 by h. 116.5 cm. Lot sold: 3,780,000 HKD (Estimate: 3,000,000 - 5,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 each elegantly constructed with a plain S-shaped splat that accentuates the figured pattern of huanghuali, crowned by a yoke with slightly upturned rounded ends, the curved arms supported by S-shaped braces in the middle and posts that continue through the seat rail forming the front and back legs, the legs... [Lire la suite]

18 octobre 2022

A rare and important huanghuali yokeback armchair, Late Ming dynasty

The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. Lot 23. A rare and important huanghuali yokeback armchair,  Late Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 61.7 by 53.5 by h. 115.6 cm. Lot sold: 4,410,000 HKD (Estimate: 3,000,000 - 5,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 elegantly constructed with a plain S-shaped splat that accentuates the figured pattern of huanghuali, crowned by a yoke with upturned rounded ends, the curved arms with shaped spandrels at the protruding... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2022

A rare pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs, Late Ming dynasty

The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. Lot 19. A rare pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs, Late Ming dynasty  (1368-1644); 59.5 by 48 by h. 108 cm . Lot sold: 3,276,000 HKD (Estimate: 3,000,000 - 4,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 each elegantly constructed with a plain splat that accentuates the figured pattern of huanghuali, the sturdy yoke and curved arms terminating in square ends with shaped spandrels at the protruding ends, the... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2021

A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs, guanmaoyi, 17th-18th century

Lot 244. A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs, guanmaoyi, 17th-18th century. Each 122cm (48in) high x 60.7cm (24in) wide x 51cm (20in) deep. Sold for £ 119,000 (€ 139,173). (Estimate £ 30,000 - £50,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Each with a well-carved protruding crestrail supported on a broad S-shaped splat and curved rear posts continuing to form the rear legs of cylindrical section, the curved arms supported on tapering stiles and curved front posts continuing through the seat frames to form the front legs, the... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2021

Chinese furniture sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 27 may 2021

Lot 520. A pair of huanghuali 'crackled-ice' low-back rose chairs, Qing dynasty; 58.2 by 44.2 by 83 cm and 58 by 44.5 by 83.3 cm. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD. Lot sold: 2,268,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property From an Old Hong Kong Family Collection. Lot 529. A huanghuali recessed-leg table, qiaotou'an, Qing dynasty; 85.5 by 129 by 44.5 cm. Estimate: 380,000 - 500,000 HKD. Lot sold: 1,159,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Lot... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2021

A pair of 'huanghuali' yokeback armchairs, Qing dynasty

Lot 6. A pair of 'huanghuali' yokeback armchairs, Qing dynasty; H. 111 cm. Estimate: € 2.000- € 3.000. Result: € 118.000. Courtesy Nagel.  Property from the collection of Friedrich and Ruth Boss, assembled in China between 1911 and 1938. Fine Asian Art Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020  
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29 janvier 2021

A pair of 'huanghuali' yokeback armchairs, Qing dynasty

Lot 5. A pair of 'huanghuali' yokeback armchairs, Qing dynasty; H. 111 cm. Estimate: € 3.000- € 5.000. Result: € 259.000. Courtesy Nagel.  Property from the collection of Friedrich and Ruth Boss, assembled in China between 1911 and 1938. Fine Asian Art Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
22 octobre 2020

A huanghuali yokeback armchair, sichutou guanmaoyi, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 3649. A huanghuali yokeback armchair, sichutou guanmaoyi, Late Ming dynasty; 63 by 60.5 by h. 110 cm, 24 ¾ by 23 ⅞ by h. 43 ¼ in. Estimate 600,000 - 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,197,000 HKD.  Courtesy Sotheby's. the elegantly sinuous crestrail terminating in protruding upturned ends supported on a curved back splat, the serpentine armrests supported by 'S'-curve posts continuing to the circular section front legs, the mat seat set in a rectangular moulded frame above plain... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2020

A huanghuali yokeback armchair, sichutou guanmaoyi, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 109. A huanghuali yokeback armchair, sichutou guanmaoyi, Late Ming dynasty; 115.2 by 60.7 by 47.8 cm., 45 3/8  by 23 7/8  by 18 3/4  in. Estimate 4,200,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 9,920,000 HKD (1,140,363 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. well proportioned, two square-sectioned stiles tennoned into the underside of a shaped yoke and continuing through the seat frame forming the back legs, the plain C-curved back splat tongue-and-grooved into the top rail... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2020

A huanghuali yokeback armchair, 17th century

Lot 115. A huanghuali yokeback armchair, 17th century; 59 by 44.5 by 115.5cm., 23 1/4  by 17 1/2  by 45 3/8 in. Estimate: £30,000 — 50,000. Lot sold 245,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. with an arched crest-rail joined to a wide S-curved rectangular splat, the stiles similarly curved, on a hard caned seat with elegantly out-scrolled arms above a beaded and shaped spandrel and a cusped and beaded apron, the legs joined to the frame by tapering dovetail housing joins surmounting long beaded... [Lire la suite]
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