• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1940

    A RARE PAIR OF SMALL HUANGHUALI AND HUAMU SCHOLAR'S DESK CABINETS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE PAIR OF SMALL HUANGHUALI AND HUAMU SCHOLAR'S DESK CABINETS
    QING DYANSTY, 18TH CENTURY

    Each with the protruding top frame supported on corner posts of square section enclosing single huanghuali panels at the top, sides and back, the two rectangular wood-hinged doors inset with a well-figured huamu panel, the doors opening to reveal two huanghuali shelves dividing the interior into three sections below a pair of small drawers set above the top shelf, all above plain aprons joining the short legs
    22 1/16 x 17 7/8 x 13 3/4 in. (56.6 x 45.5 x 34.7 cm.) (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE MIMI AND RAYMOND HUNG COLLECTION


    Literature

    Ellsworth, Robert Hatfield, Chinese Furniture: One Hundred and Three Examples from the Mimi and Raymond Hung Collection, New York, 2005, p.126, no.63