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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 33

    A RARE PAIR OF HUANGHUALI BOOKCASES

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RARE PAIR OF HUANGHUALI BOOKCASES
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    Each with concave-moulded square-sectioned tiers forming three shelves, each enclosed by a lattice work gallery with conjoined double-ring struts, the upper shelves with a pair of frieze drawers, the straight feet with a shaped beaded apron carved with confronting dragons
    69¾ x 38¾ x 18¾ in. (177.2 x 98.4 x 47.6 cm.) (2)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's New York, 27 March 2003, lot 108.