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AN EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE HUANGHUALI SIX-POST CANOPY BED MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY | 明十七世紀 黃花梨六柱透雕螭龍瑞獸紋圍子架子床

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20,000,000

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AN EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE HUANGHUALI SIX-POST CANOPY BED MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY | 明十七世紀 黃花梨六柱透雕螭龍瑞獸紋圍子架子床

AN EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE HUANGHUALI SIX-POST CANOPY BED MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY | 明十七世紀 黃花梨六柱透雕螭龍瑞獸紋圍子架子床

Estimate:

20,000,000

to
- 30,000,000 HKD

Lot sold:

23,165,000

HKD

Property from an Important Collection

AN EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE HUANGHUALI SIX-POST CANOPY BED

MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY

重要私人珍藏

明十七世紀 黃花梨六柱透雕螭龍瑞獸紋圍子架子床


well proportioned, the wide rectangular frame enclosing a soft-mat sleeping surface surmounting a constricted waist carved with pairs of confronting chilong divided by short bamboo-form struts, above a shaped apron carved in low relief with stylised dragons striding amidst scrolling foliage bearing lingzhi fungus, supported on four cabriole legs with animal masks at the shoulders ending in claw-and-ball feet, the six square section posts joined with five openwork panels forming a latticework gallery, each panel comprising three horizontal sections, the two front centre sections decorated with a qilin in a landscape with its head turning backward within a cartouche, the side and back centre of conforming design with sinuous dragons alternating with stylised shou medallions, all between the top section with circular chilong roundels and the lower frieze with curling chilong, the top rail reticulated with similar chilong and shou characters, the posts joined at the top by a canopy of corresponding form

In overall good condition with old damage to the centre of the mat. One spandrel and part of the openwork carvings with restoration. Minor restoration to the panels including the frame of one panel at the lower gallery.


整體品相完整。蓆面中間有舊傷,一牙角、小部分卡子花修配。花板見小處修配,包括下側圍子其中一花板邊框。



In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.


我們很高興為您提供上述拍品狀況報告。由於敝公司非專業修復人員,在此敦促您向其他專業修復人員索取諮詢,以獲得更詳盡、專業之報告。


準買家應該檢查每款拍品以確認其狀況,蘇富比所作的任何陳述均為專業主觀看法而非事實陳述。準買家應參考有關該拍賣的重要通知(見圖錄)。


雖然本狀況報告或有針對某拍品之討論,但所有拍賣品均根據印於圖錄內之業務規則以拍賣時狀況出售。

Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture, California.

Christie's New York, 19th September 1996, lot 62.


中國古典家具博物館藏品,美國加州

紐約佳士得1996年9月19日,編號62

Wang Shixiang, ‘Jian yue ming lian [The beauty of minimalism. Highlights from the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture in California]’, National Palace Museum Monthly of Chinese Art, May 1993, no. 122, p. 9.

Wang Shixiang, ‘The Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture in California’, Journal of the Classical Chinese Furniture Society, Autumn 1993, p. 51.

Wang Shixiang and Curtis Evarts, Masterpieces from the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture, Chicago and San Francisco, 1995, cat. no. 11.

Wang Shixiang, Mingshi jiaju yanjiu / Connoisseurship of Chinese Furniture, Beijing, 2007, p. 399, no. 7.


王世襄,〈簡.約.明.練—記美國加州中國古典家具博物館館藏精品〉,《故宮文物月刊》,1993年5月,第122期,頁9

王世襄,〈The Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture in California〉,《中國古典家具學會季刊》,1993年秋,頁51

王世襄及柯惕思,《中國古典家具博物館》,芝加哥及三藩市,1995年,編號11

王世襄,《明式家具研究》,北京,2007年,頁399,編號7