• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

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

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 291

    A PAIR OF ZITAN SQUARE WAISTED CORNER-LEG STOOLS, FANGDENG

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ZITAN SQUARE WAISTED CORNER-LEG STOOLS, FANGDENG
    19TH CENTURY
    Each with three-panel top set within the square frame, above a plain, narrow waist and shaped aprons and spandrels carved with archaistic scroll, the legs of square section terminating in scroll-form hoof feet
    20¼ in. (51.4 cm.) high, 24 7/8 in. (63.2 cm.) wide, 24¾ in. (62.9 cm.) deep (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890-1920s, thence by descent within the family.