A pair of massive huanghuali veneer compound cupboards, Sijiangui 18th Century

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Lot 8020W
A pair of massive huanghuali veneer compound cupboards, Sijiangui
18th Century

Sold for US$ 50,833 inc. premium
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 and coiled chilong, all fiited with baitong hardware.
101 1/2 x 49 x 23in (257.8 x 124.5 x 58.4cm) (十八世紀黃花梨包雜木四件櫃一對).

Footnotes

  • For two closely related pairs of 18th Century huanghuali veneered compound cupboards sold recently at auction, see Christie's New York, 22 March 2007, Lot 432, deaccessioned from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and Christie's New York, Sale 1877, 19 September 2007, Lot 136, property of a Gentleman. For a pair of 18th century camphorwood compound cupboards of similar design, see Ellsworth, Chinese Furniture: Hardwood Examples of the Ming and Early Qing Dynasty. New York, 1971, p. 217, no. 131.

    For large 17th and 18th century pairs in solid huanghuali see Bonhams and Butterfields, Fine Asian Works of Art, June 28, 2009, Lot 8131, and Christies, New York, Important Chinese Furniture Formerly the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture, New York, 19 September 1996, lot 30.
A pair of massive huanghuali veneer compound cupboards, Sijiangui 18th Century
A pair of massive huanghuali veneer compound cupboards, Sijiangui 18th Century
A pair of massive huanghuali veneer compound cupboards, Sijiangui 18th Century
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