16 avril 2023

"A Connoisseur's Studio: The Cissy and Robert Tang Collection of Chinese Classical Furniture" To be Offered on 30 May

"A Connoisseur's Studio: The Cissy and Robert Tang Collection of Chinese Classical Furniture". © Christie's Images Ltd 2023. “As a collector, I have purchased pieces I found attractive, that appealed to me… Every piece of furniture had to fit into my home and have a function.” – Mr. Tang Hong Kong – On 30 May, Christie's will present the live auction "A Connoisseur's Studio: The Cissy and Robert Tang Collection of Chinese Classical Furniture" at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, featuring a diverse selection of rare... [Lire la suite]

28 février 2019

A rare jichimu octagonal three-part composite table, yueyazhuo, Qing dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 337. A rare jichimu octagonal three-part composite table, yueyazhuo, Qing dynasty, 18th Century; 34 3/4 by 42 1/2 by 41 1/2 in., 88 by 108 by 108 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 114,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. comprising a rectangular table and a pair of trapezoidal tables each with solid board-top, butted on the short-ends with a shallow closing member, set at the corners with straight legs of irregular faceted section in order to conform with the overall octagonal shape,... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2015

A very rare huanghuali waistless demi-lune table, yueyazhuo, 16th-17th century

A very rare huanghuali waistless demi-lune table, yueyazhuo, 16th-17th century. Estimate $150,000 – $200,000. Photo Christie's Image Lt 2015 The single-panel top is set within a D-form frame with beaded edge above shaped aprons. The whole is raised on four tapering legs of square section terminating in flared hoof feet. 33 ¾ in. (85.7 cm.) high, 43 in. (109.2 cm.) wide, 21 in. (53.3 cm.) deep Provenance: Property from the Lai Family Collection. Notes:  Half-round tables are recorded in the Ming carpenter's... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2014

Sotheby's Chinese Art Sales in New York total $43.7 million, exceeding high estimate

Lot 230. A Rare Molded Blue and White Barbed Rim Dish, Yuan Dynasty, 14th Century. Diameter 18 in., 45.7 cm. Est. $200000-300,000. Sold for $4,197,000. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- This week at Sotheby’s, the auctions of Chinese Art brought a combined total of $43,687,377 million – comfortably exceeding the high estimate for the three sales of $31.3 million. The top lot of the week at Sotheby’s was A Rare Molded Blue And White Barbed Rim Dish, Yuan Dynasty, 14th Century, which sold for $4,197,000, dwarfing the $200/300,000... [Lire la suite]