• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1225

    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 wide rectangular frame above plain, beaded aprons and apron-head spandrels, all supported on legs of rounded section joined by pairs of stretchers
    33 in. (83.8 cm.) high, 43 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 Shixiang et al., Connoisseurship of Chinese Furniture, Hong Kong, 1990, no. B81.

    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 19 March 2008, lot 374.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN EAST COAST COLLECTION