• 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 1221

    A ZITAN WAISTED CORNER-LEG SIDE TABLE, BANZHUO

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A ZITAN WAISTED CORNER-LEG SIDE TABLE, BANZHUO
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    With two-panel top set within the wide rectangular frame with beaded edge, above a narrow reticulated waist and shaped aprons carved with stylized ruyi heads on the long sides, all supported on beaded legs of rounded-square section framed by spandrels carved with archaistic scroll and terminating in scroll-form feet
    32½ in. (82.6 cm.) high, 46 in. (117 cm.) wide, 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) deep


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    Compare another zitan corner-leg table in the Qing Court collection with a nearly identical reticulated waist and hoof feet, although with key-fret aprons and spandrels, dated to the Qianlong period, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Furniture of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (II), Hong Kong, 2002, p. 105, no. 93.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property From a Private West Coast Collection