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    Sale 12548

    The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    5 April 2016, Hong Kong

  • Lot 151

    A SET OF FOUR LARGE HUANGHUALI SQUARE WAISTED CORNER-LEG STOOLS, FANGDENG

    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

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    A SET OF FOUR LARGE HUANGHUALI SQUARE WAISTED CORNER-LEG STOOLS, FANGDENG
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
    Each with attractively beaded and thumb-grooved frame above a narrow plain waist and similarly grooved beaded aprons and legs, framing thin aprons and spandrels carved in openwork as simplified archaistic scroll.
    19 5/8 in. (49.8 cm.) high, 24 ½ in. (62.2 cm.) square


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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    C. P. FitzGerald (1902-1992) Collection, Canberra, Australia
    The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1971


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH


    Literature

    R. H. Ellsworth, Chinese Furniture: Hardwood Examples of the Ming and Early Ch'ing Dynasties, New York, 1971, p. 200, pls. 111 and 111a
    A. Juliano, “Robert H. Ellsworth Treasures the East,” Architectural Digest, October 1985, p. 106