13 septembre 2009

A collection of Chinese furniture @ Bonhams New York

A pair of massive huanghuali veneer compound cupboards, Sijiangui, 18th Century Each massive cupboard with hat chest composed of two framed doors separated by a removeable stile opening to reveal a single shelf and framed by square vertical rails above a lower cabinet set with massive floating panel-framed doors against a central stile enclosing a single shelf suspending two drawers over removeable covers for recessed hidden storage, fronted by plain panels over aprons elaborately carved with classic foliate tendrils... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2009

A Pair of Large Tielimu Compound Cabinets, Sijiangui, 18th/19th Century

A Pair of Large Tielimu Compound Cabinets, Sijiangui, 18th/19th Century Each of rectangular form, the hat chests with two square-panel doors fitted flush around a removable center stile, above the large cabinet with rectangular panel doors similarly fitted and with removable center stile, the doors opening to reveal the shelved interior above two drawers, the front with a horizontal panel above a plain apron and apron-head spandrels. 95 5/8 in. (242.9 cm.) high, 39 15/16 in. (101.4 cm.) wide, 20 in. (50.8 cm.) deep (2).... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2009

A Very Rare and Impressive Large Huanghuali and Huamu Compound Cabinet, Sijiangui, 17th/18th Century

A Very Rare and Impressive Large Huanghuali and Huamu Compound Cabinet, Sijiangui, 17th/18th Century Of massive rectangular form and beautiful graining, the frame composed of solid huanghuali, the hat chest with two huanghuali square-panel doors fitted flush and attractively inlaid with double-gourd-form nanmu burl panels, above the large cabinet with rectangular huanghuali panel doors similarly fitted and inlaid with large circular and square nanmu burl panels separated by smaller quatrefoil nanmu burl panels at the center,... [Lire la suite]