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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 329

    A HONGMU MARBLE-INSET DEMILUNE CONSOL TABLE

    19TH CENTURY

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    A HONGMU MARBLE-INSET DEMILUNE CONSOL TABLE
    19TH CENTURY
    The foliate-form top is inset with a mottled marble panel of russet, ochre and white tone, supported on four cabriole legs terminating in dragon-head feet, joined together by crossed stretchers carved to the centre with a toad on a rock. The elaborate frieze is carved with a central cartouche enclosing a dragon, all surrounded by fruiting grape vines.
    31 5/8 in. (80.4 cm.) high; 49 in. (124.5 cm.) wide; 23 in. (58.5 cm.) deep


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