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    Sale 12555

    The Imperial Sale / Important Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    1 June 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 3250

    A HUANGHUALI SQUARE KANG TABLE

    QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A HUANGHUALI SQUARE KANG TABLE
    QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
    The square top with molded edge over a recessed waist is set above a bracket-shaped apron carved with leafy scrolls with beaded edge, continuing to the cabriole legs terminating in scroll and foliate-carved feet.
    11 in. (28 cm.) high; 30 1/4 in. (77 cm.) wide; 30 3/4 in. (78 cm.) deep


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    Low tables of square or rectangular form were made to be used in northern China on brick couches, or kang. Compare to a square kang table with dragon carvings previously in the Feng Wen Tang Collection, sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 3 June 2015, Lot 2863.

    Provenance

    A private collection, Manila, Philippines, acquired in the 1970s


    Pre-Lot Text

    ANOTHER PROPERTY