A huanghuali hexagonal box, Liufanghe Probably 17th Century

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Lot 8053
A huanghuali hexagonal box, Liufanghe
Probably 17th Century

Sold for US$ 26,840 inc. premium
A huanghuali hexagonal box, Liufanghe
Probably 17th Century
The box of simple design with elegant dovetail joints at each corner, the well-figured wood of a rich, honey tone, and set with inlaid baitong lockplate, cloud-form hasp and hinges.
9 1/4 x 15 1/4 x 13 1/2in (23.5 x 38.5 x 34.5cm) (十六世紀或十七世紀黃花梨六方盒).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The Dr. S. Y. Yip Collection of Fine and Important Classical Chinese Furniture, Christie’s New York, 20 September 2002, Lot 53.

    Exhibited:
    Art Gallery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 20 September-24 November 1991.
    Denver Art Museum, 1996-1999

    Literature:
    Grace Wu Bruce, Dreams of Chu Tan Chamber and Romance with Huanghuali Wood: The Dr. S. Y. Yip Collection of Classic Chinese Furniture, Hong Kong, 1991, pp. 152-153, cat. 61.

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