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    Sale 2268

    Fine Chinese Art from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 372

    A HUANGHUALI KANG TABLE, KANGZHUO

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A HUANGHUALI KANG TABLE, KANGZHUO
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    The three-panel top set within the wide rectangular frame with beaded, 'ice-plate' edge, above a narrow waist and beaded, curvilinear apron carved in high relief on each narrow side with confronted chilong and on each long side with mature dragons confronted around a leafy scroll, the whole supported on narrow cabriole legs terminating in hoof feet
    8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high, 35¾ in. (90.8 cm.) wide, 22 7/8 in. (58.1 cm.) deep


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    Kang tables with dragons adorning the aprons appear to be much more rare than those with the more commonly seen decoration of scrolling vines. An example of the former was sold in these rooms, 20 September 2005, lot 95.