Sale 18AS02 | Lot 136

Chinese Jichimu Hardwood Two-Part Cabinet, 'Sijiangui'

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art
Chinese Jichimu Hardwood Two-Part Cabinet, 'Sijiangui'

Lot Details

Lot 136
Chinese Jichimu Hardwood Two-Part Cabinet, 'Sijiangui'
Late Qing Dynasty
Of rectangular form, each section with two single panel doors, the upper section with two roundels and the lower half with three shaped cartouches on each panel door, all depicting scenes of boys in leisurely pursuits, reserved on a ground of undulating ribbons with auspicious and precious objects, the interior of the top cabinet with one shelf, the bottom with two, all above a shaped apron carved with double gourds on scrolling vines, the doors each with metal hinges and lock plates engraved with dragons and phoenix. Height 66 3/4 inches, width 29 1/2 inches, depth 16 1/4 inches.
Mr. Paul Muller, Danish consul in China

For a similar example see:
A very similar pair of cabinets dated to the 'Middle Qing Dynasty' are illustrated in Furniture Of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (II), The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Hong Kong 2002, p. 240, no. 204

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

age cracks to side upper panels, all four front panels, feet have brass covers so feet may be worn or with loss

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Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

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Asian Works of Art

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