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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 505

    A SMALL MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER TABLE

    MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID BLACK LACQUER TABLE
    MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
    The table top and aprons are decorated with narrative scenes, including a scholar on horseback, figures amongst pavilions below willow trees, and figures praying to immortals. The four cabriole legs are decorated with scrolling flowers.
    12 ¼ in. high x 19 in. wide x 13 ½ in. deep (31 x 48.5 x 34.5 cm.)


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    Three similar examples have been sold: in Sotheby's New York, 19 March 2007, lot 412; Christie's Paris, 22 November 2005, lot 169; and in Christie's Hong Kong, 29 November 2005, lot 1544.

    Provenance

    Christie's Paris, 13 June 2007, lot 27.


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