13 septembre 2009

A collection of chinese furniture, 17th/18th/19th century

A finely carved zitan southern official's hat armchair, nanguanmaoyi. 18th/19th century With stepped top rail supported on rear posts of square section, framing the vase-shaped splat flanked by two carved scrolls and finely carved with a winged monster mask suspending an endless knot and two fish joined by a pendent tassel, the two-panel seat set within a wide rectangular frame above a shaped apron carved with ruyi-head scrolls and archaistic elements, the legs of square section joined by stepped stretchers and a footrest. 42... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2009

A Huanghuali Waisted Corner-Leg Side Table, Banzhuo, 18th/19th Century

A Huanghuali Waisted Corner-Leg Side Table, Banzhuo, 18th/19th Century The two-panel top set within the rectangular frame, supported on a narrow, plain waist above a shaped, beaded apron carved with opposed stylized kui dragons around a pearl at the center and kui dragons at either end, the narrow sides with two kui dragons confronted around a highly stylized floral element, the beaded legs of square section terminating in hoof feet. 34 5/8 in. (87.9 cm.) high, 45 15/16 in. (109.1 cm.) wide, 22 1/8 in. (56.2 cm.) deep. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2009

A Huanghuali Waisted Corner-Leg Side Table, Banzhuo, 17th Century

A Huanghuali Waisted Corner-Leg Side Table, Banzhuo, 17th Century The three-panel top set within the rectangular frame with thumb-grooved edge, above a narrow, plain waist supported on a beaded apron and beaded legs of square section terminating in hoof feet and joined by humpback stretchers. 33 7/16 in. (84.9 cm.) high, 36½ in. (92.7 cm.) wide, 18 5/8 in. (47.3 cm.) deep. Estimate $30,000 - $50,000 17世紀 黃花梨束腰半桌 Notes: This simple, elegant form is one of the most frequently employed in Chinese furniture construction. As... [Lire la suite]
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