AN IMPERIAL ZITAN KANG TABLE, KANGZHUO
The rectangular panelled top above a narrow waist carved in relief with 'C-and-dots' design, above angular legs terminating in hoof feet and joined by beaded edge apron, centred by confronted stylised chi-dragons between a precious emblem design, the corners fitted with metal mounts (one leg and minor losses replaced)
40 1/8 x 16 3/4 x 16 in. (102 x 42.5 x 40.6 cm.)
An almost identical table also fitted with metal mounts, inside the Hall of Great Supremacy, Taijidian, is visible in a photograph published in Treasures of the Forbidden City, p. 70-71.