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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 374

    A HUANGHUALI RECESSED-LEG SIDE TABLE, PINGTOUAN

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A HUANGHUALI RECESSED-LEG SIDE TABLE, PINGTOUAN
    17TH CENTURY
    The three-panel top set within a broad frame supported on round legs joined by a plain beaded apron and apron-head spandrels, the legs joined on the short sides by pairs of oval stretchers
    33 in. (83.8 cm.) high, 43¾ in. (111.1 cm.) wide, 21 7/8 in. (55.5 cm.) deep


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    This simple, refined form is one of the classic forms found in furniture of the Ming and Qing dynasties. Compare a similarly proportioned recessed-leg table, illustrated by Wang et al., Connoisseurship of Chinese Furniture, Hong Kong, 1990, no. B81. See, also, the 17th century example of similar size illustrated by C. Evarts, Liang Yi Collection: Huanghuali, Hong Kong, 2007, p. 115, no. 39.

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