05 mars 2019

A large and impressive zitan luohan bed, luohanchuang, 17th-18th century with modifications

Lot 1668. A large and impressive zitan luohan bed, luohanchuang, 17th-18th century with modifications; 41 in. (104 cm.) high, 86 ¾ in. (220.3 cm.) wide, 57 ¾ in. (146.7 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 400,000 - USD 600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The hard mat seat is set into the rectangular frame above the narrow waist and plain, beaded aprons crisply carved with chilong confronted on a central medallion enclosing stylized mythical beasts, the side aprons further carved... [Lire la suite]

28 février 2019

An outstanding and fine pair of zitan square stools with burlwood tops, 18th Century

Lot 313. An outstanding and fine pair of zitan square stools with burlwood tops, 18th Century; 20 by 20 by 20 in., 50.8 by 50.8 by 50.8 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 USD. Lot sold 102,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. with superbly figured dense burlwood floating-panel within a thick frame with rounded outer edge, set on a high straight waist and bulging curved legs of square section terminating in high hoof feet, all secured by plain straight aprons and slightly humpbacked flattened... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2019

A Pair of Zitan Southern Official Hat Chairs, Inset with Marble, Nanguanmaoyi, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 18. A Pair of Zitan Southern Official Hat Chairs, Inset with Marble, Nanguanmaoyi, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century; 104.5 by 60 by 49cm., 41 1/8 by 23 5/8 by 19 1/4 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 749,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2015 each with round yokeback toprail supported on slender round stiles extending to the back legs, the bulging armrests supported on serpentine side posts and 'gooseneck' front posts, the S-curved backsplat inset with two... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2019

A pair of zitan low tables, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 2759. A pair of zitan low tables, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 52 by 88 by 52 cm 20 1/2 by 34 5/8 by 20 1/2 in. Estimate 350,000 — 550,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,700,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. each of rectangular form with a broad table top set in a plain frame, resting on a beaded-edge cloud-shaped apron decorated in low-relief with archaistic scrolls, extending to square-section legs terminating in hooved feet. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 08 Oct 10, Hong... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2019

A pair of zitan low armchairs, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 2758. A pair of zitan low armchairs, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 88.5 by 79 by 60.5 cm 34 7/8 by 31 1/8 by 23 3/4 in. Estimate 1,600,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 4,820,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. each with a wide splat terminating in a scroll end at the top, carved on the front in low relief with a bat suspending a beribboned zoomorphic chime and pendant tassels, flanked by open framework bordered by keyfret and archaistic scrolls, the armrests similarly decorated with two... [Lire la suite]
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26 janvier 2019

An extremely rare six-post canopy zitan bed, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 2627. An extremely rare six-post canopy zitan bed, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 222 by 278 by 177 cm. 87 1/2 by 109 1/2 by 69 3/4 in. Estimate 15,000,000 — 20,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 23,060,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. resting on four thick cabriole legs carved at the corners with dragon heads, their bodies stretching along the side aprons, the aprons further embellished with double-cash coins and wan symbols, all centred on a... [Lire la suite]

14 janvier 2019

An unusual small zitan kang table, kangji, 19th century

Lot 1358. An unusual small zitan kang table, kangji, 19th century; 11 in. (28 cm.) high, 25¼ in. (64.2 cm.) wide, 18 5/16 in. (46.5 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With four-panel top set within the rectangular frame, above aprons carved in sunken relief with key fret and stylized chilong confronted around pearls, the whole supported on short legs of square section terminating in scroll-form hoof feet.  ... [Lire la suite]
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14 janvier 2019

A pair of zitan horseshoeback armchairs, quanyi

Lot 1346. A pair of zitan horseshoeback armchairs, quanyi; 37 in. (94 cm.) high, 20¾ in. (52.7 cm.) wide, 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The curved toprail of each set above gently curved plain splats carved with stylizedchilong roundels and extending beyond the front corner posts, supported on curved stiles on either side, the zitan seat set into the rectangular frame above plain, beaded aprons and spandrels in the... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2018

A pair of zitan stools, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 101. A pair of zitan stools, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 52 by 51 by 51 cm, 20 1/2  by 20 by 20 in. Estimate £8,000 - £12,000. Lot sold £75,000. Photo: Sotheby's. each with a square panelled top, above a straight waist and rounded apron centred with ruyi, supported on bowed square section legs and terminating in hoof feet.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 nov. 2017  
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10 septembre 2018

A celadon jade mounted zitan ruyi scepter, 19th century

Lot 43. A celadon jade mounted zitan ruyi scepter, 19th century; 14 1/2in (36.8cm) long. Estimate: 25,000-35,000 USD. Sold for US$ 31,250 (€ 26,860). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The scepter head mounted with a jade plaque of conforming shape, carved with two large longevity peaches and two bats, the elegantly curved zitan shaft carved to the top with five bats amid dense scrolling clouds, the underside carved with a wan fret diaper, the tip of the shaft inlaid with a jade plaque carved with a bat and... [Lire la suite]
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