• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2389

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    14 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 96

    A SMALL HUANGHUALI, HUALI AND LACQUER SQUARE-CORNER CABINET, FANGJIAOGUI

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SMALL HUANGHUALI, HUALI AND LACQUER SQUARE-CORNER CABINET, FANGJIAOGUI
    18TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form with two doors fitted flush around the removable center stile and inlaid with mother-of-pearl depicting fruiting peach and blossoming branches on a black lacquer ground, the doors opening to reveal the shelved interior with two drawers, all above a further lacquer frieze inlaid with two floral sprays and a plain lacquered apron, the sides and back covered in black lacquer
    24 in. (61 cm.) high, 18 7/8 in. (47.9 cm.) wide, 9½ in. (24.1 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Sammy Y. Lee & Wangs Co., Hong Kong, 1973.


    Literature

    Lee Yu-kuan, Oriental Lacquer Art, New York/Tokyo, 1973, p. 308, no. 235.