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A VERY RARE PAIR OF IMPERIAL CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER 'DRAGON...

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Schätzpreis: 6.000.000 HK$ - 8.000.000 HK$
ca. 774.078 $ - 1.032.104 $
Zuschlagspreis:  6.740.000 HK$
ca. 869.547 $
Los-Nr. 1815, Aufrufe: 110

A VERY RARE PAIR OF IMPERIAL CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER 'DRAGON' ARMCHAIRS
A VERY RARE PAIR OF IMPERIAL CARVED CINNABAR LACQUER 'DRAGON' ARMCHAIRS QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) Each chair elaborately carved through layers of cinnabar lacquer in relief against the dark green keyfret ground, the central back splat curved into a cylindrical scrolled crested rail, decorated with a majestic dragon amongst clouds and waves holding a shou roundel above its head within lotus scroll borders, the dragon motif repeated on the reverse of the back panel and the seat board, the back side panels and the armrests in the form of elongated and formalised kui dragons, all carved with lotus scrolls; the seat frame edges, aprons, rectangular hoof-feet legs and stretchers carved with bats amidst clouds, the spandrels under the seat frame in keyfret pattern, and the foot rest covered in brass plates engraved with lotus scrolls 36 3/4 x 21 1/2 x 17 1/2 in. (93.4 x 54.6 x 44.5 cm.) (2)

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Auktionsdatum: 27.05.2009
Adresse: Christie's
27 May 2009, Hong Kong