• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

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

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1211

    A SQUARE MARBLE-INSET ZITAN CORNER-LEG TABLE, FANGZHUO

    Price Realised  

    A SQUARE MARBLE-INSET ZITAN CORNER-LEG TABLE, FANGZHUO
    The mottled red and white single panel marble top set into the square zitan frame, above aprons and spandrels carved with archaistic scroll, each side opening to reveal a single drawer concealed within the apron, the whole supported on legs of square section terminating in scroll-form feet raised on small tabs
    29 1/8 in. (74 cm.) high, 33¼ in. (84.5 cm.) square


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    Provenance

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


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NORTH-AMERICAN CHINESE FAMILY COLLECTION, FORMED DURING THE LATE QING DYNASTY