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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 657

    A HUANGHUALI AND SOFTWOOD BOOKCASE, SHUJIA

    19TH CENTURY

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    A HUANGHUALI AND SOFTWOOD BOOKCASE, SHUJIA
    19TH CENTURY
    The slender corner posts of rounded section framing the softwood top and three softwood shelves, the top and middle shelf with standing stiles supporting rails on three sides, the middle shelf fitted flush with two drawers, all above a plain apron and spandrels on the front and narrow sides
    68 5/8 in. (174.3 cm.) high, 34 3/8 in. (87.3 cm.) wide, 16 5/8 in. (42.2 cm.) deep


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    See a similar example, also with a huanghuali frame enclosing softwood panels, although dated to the late Ming dynasty, included in the exhibition Essence of Style: Chinese Furniture of the Late Ming and Early Qing Dynasties, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 1998, no. 29.

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