09 mars 2011

Chinese Furniture @ Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

  Impressive Pair of Chinese mixed hardwood cabinets , late 17th century. CourtesyFreeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers Square corners fitted with molded doors enclosing two shelves, above two drawers, the interior with original red lacquered interior, raised on square feet.  H: 77 W: 39 D: 20 1/2 in.  Estimate $60,000-80,000  PROVENANCE: Previously lot 405, Christies 23rd November, 2010  Cabinets likely reassembled but seemingly without significant repairs or replacement parts; signs... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2011

Pair of Chinese Hardwood Stools, 18th/19th Century

Pair of Chinese Hardwood Stools, 18th/19th Century. photo courtesy Doyle New York Each of barrel form, the white marble top above vertical supports with a single piercing and connected by a lobed cartouche. Height 16 inches. Estimate $4,000-6,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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30 octobre 2010

A very rare pair of hardwood folding tables with cloisonné enamel panels, China, 18th-19th century

A very rare pair of hardwood folding tables with cloisonné enamel panels, China, 18th-19th century. photo courtesy Nagel H. 51,5 cm. Wood Very slightly chipped - Estimate 9 000 € Property from an old European private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
26 juin 2010

French late 19th century sino-japanese style hardwood bedroom suite by Gabriel Viardot, Paris

French late 19th century sino-japanese style patinated bronze mounted, mother of pearl and ivory inlaid stained hardwood bedroom suite by Gabriel Viardot, Paris. photo Bonhams comprising a bed, a wardrobe and a small side cabinet, the armoire surmounted by a pagoda shaped cornice from which emerges a dragon, above a pair of doors, one with mirrored panel, the other decorated with a panel depicting figures and birds with blossom branches, above two short drawers inlaid with flowers, on small scroll feet, the bed and side... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2010

Rare Screens Believed to be from Chinese Imperial Palace for Sale at Bonhams

A large and imposing rare zitan and hardwood screen and stand, 18th/19th century, 216cm x 107cm x 58cm (85in x 42⅛in x 22⅞in) (2). Estimate: £50,000 - 80,000, HK$590,000 - 950,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- When the British Expeditionary Force of 1901 was sent to lift the siege of the British Legation in Beijing and quell the Boxer Rebellion it is known that they entered the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace. As a result of this military initiative Chinese works of art including two monumental screens were brought to Britain... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2010

A rare imperial gilt-decorated zitan and hardwood throne chair. 18th/19th century

A rare imperial gilt-decorated zitan and hardwood throne chair. 18th/19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The back and side rails formed by archaistic scroll framing three panels deeply carved on the front with writhing five-clawed dragons amidst clouds, and lacquered and gilded with a similar design on the reverse, the lacquered seat enclosed by the shaped frame carved with archaistic scroll and stylized florets, above a narrow reticulated gilt-decorated waist and shaped, beaded aprons carved with stylized lotus... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2009

A fine silver-inalid hardwood scepter with fine carved white jade placques, China, 18th/19th century

A fine silver-inalid hardwood scepter with fine carved white jade placques, China, 18th/19th century Very small repairs to handle. L. 45,3 cm. Est. 18 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
15 mars 2009

A Massive Hongmu and Hardwood Cabinet, Gui, 19th Century

A Massive Hongmu and Hardwood Cabinet, Gui, 19th Century Of massive proportions, with two doors fitted flush around a removeable center stile and deeply carved with two ascending dragons admidst clouds above rockwork and crashing waves, the doors opening to reveal the shelved interior, the cabinet surmounted by a separate faceted superstructure carved on the front and sides with scrolling clouds, all above an apron carved with two dragons confronted on a pearl on the front and scrolling clouds on the narrow sides. 87 in. (221... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2009

A Rare 'Tielimu' And Hardwood Square Games Table, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

A Rare 'Tielimu' And Hardwood Square Games Table, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century inspired by a bamboo prototype, with a square demountable top with rounded edges concealing a double-sided removable weiqi board and two square game piece cups, above three rectangular pierced panels fronting the apron on each side, each of the center panels disguising a drawer, all supported by thick double-molded legs simulating bamboo rods with rounded spandrels at each corner, with small mahogany box and assorted games. 31 1/8 x 33 3/4 x 33 3/4... [Lire la suite]
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