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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 382

    A SMALL HUANGHUALI WAISTED CORNER-LEG SIDE TABLE, BANZHUO

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SMALL HUANGHUALI WAISTED CORNER-LEG SIDE TABLE, BANZHUO
    17TH CENTURY
    The single-panel top enclosed within a broad frame with 'ice-plate' edge, set on a narrow waist above the beaded apron flush with square legs terminating in hoofed feet
    30½ in. (76.2 cm.) high, 36 1/8 in. (91.8 cm.) wide, 18 1/8 in. (45.9 cm.) deep


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    Compare a similar small huanghuali side table with puddingstone top, dated to the 16th or 17th century, illustrated by G. W. Bruce, Dreams of Chu Tan Chamber and the Romance with Huanghuali Wood: The Dr. S.Y. Yip Collection of Classic Chinese Furniture, Hong Kong, 1991, pp. 54-5, no. 16, where it is noted that this elegant form "relies entirely on the delicacy of its proportions for its beauty."

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION