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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 381

    A PAIR OF JUMU TAPERED CABINETS, YUANJIAOGUI

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF JUMU TAPERED CABINETS, YUANJIAOGUI
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    Elegantly proportioned, the protruding top with fluted edge set on slightly splayed, fluted corner posts enclosing the single-board recessed panel doors, opening on wood hinges from the removable center stile to reveal two drawers with chrysanthemum-form plates and pulls, above a simple apron and short spandrels, the doors with three-part lock plate and pulls
    67½ in. (172 cm.) high, 35 7/8 (91 cm.) wide, 18½ in. (47 cm.) deep (2)


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    A similar pair of tapered cabinets, but with stylized spandrels, is illustrated by Wang Shixiang et. al., Connoisseurship of Chinese Furniture: Ming and Early Qing Dynasties, Hong Kong, 1990, vol. II, p. 151, no. D23.

    Provenance

    Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Piccus Collection.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN