17 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,625
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A HUANGHUALI RECESSED-LEG TABLE STAND, XIAOQIAOTOUAN
With a well-figured top panel terminating in everted flanges, raised on trestle legs of square section joined at the top by a single stretcher on each side, the aprons and cloud-shaped spandrels carved with a beaded design on the front and narrow sides only
6 7/8in. (17.5 cm.) high, 21 in. (53.4 cm.) wide, 6 in. (15.4 cm.) deep
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Compare a smaller 17th century huanghuali table stand with cusped aprons illustrated by R.H. Ellsworth in Chinese Furniture: Hardwood Examples of the Ming and Early Ch'ing Dynasties, New Fairfield, 1998, no. 154.
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