• 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 1227

    A ZITAN RECTANGULAR CORNER-LEG TABLE, ZHUO

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ZITAN RECTANGULAR CORNER-LEG TABLE, ZHUO
    With three-panel top set within the long, rectangular frame, the openwork waist with quadrilobe struts set within narrow frames, above plain stretchers and key fret-form spandrels, the whole supported on beaded legs of square section terminating in hoof feet
    34 15/16 in. (88.7 cm.) high, 62 5/16 in. (158.3 cm.) wide, 22 1/8 in. (56.2 cm.) deep


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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