RESULTS: Fine Huanghuali Furniture From an Important Private American Collection

New York

Fine Huanghuali Furniture From an Important Private American Collection

 New York, 21 March 2013, Sale #2802

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]


8 lots sold

Total: $2,044,750/£1,349,535/€1,574,458

    62% sold by lot

13 lots offered

£0.66= $1 / € 0.77=$1

 60% sold by value



Estimate ($)

Price Realized



A Magnificent And Very Rare Huanghuali Square-Corner Tapered Cabinet, Fangjiaogui, 17th/18th Century 





UK Private


A Pair Of Huanghuali Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, Quanyi, 17th Century





US Trade


A Superb And Very Rare Huamu-Inset Huanghuali Rectangular Incense Stand, Changfangxiangji, 17th Century 

80,000 - 120,000




US Private



Michael Bass and Noah Kupferman, Co-Heads of Department, Chinese Works of Art, New York, said: “Our spring season of Chinese works of art sales achieved $45.6 million and were 94% sold by value and 89% sold by lot.  These figures confirm the continued strong demand for works of art from private collections with distinguished provenance and underline the in-depth strength of the market across all collecting categories, notably for jades, snuff bottles, huanghuali furniture, archaic bronzes and porcelains.  The Lizzadro Collection of Fine Chinese Jade Carvings and Works of Art more than doubled its pre-sale high estimate, and The Hildegard Schonfeld Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles was 100% sold.  With the sale of Fine Huanghuali Furniture from an Important Private American Collection and the world auction record price of $9.1 million achieved for the magnificent massive huanghuali plank pedestal table, Christie’s reaffirmed its commitment to offering the highest quality Chinese furniture and demonstrates its position as the leader in this category.”


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Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.


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