• 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 1209

    A ZITAN SQUARE WAISTED CORNER-LEG TABLE, FANGZHUO

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ZITAN SQUARE WAISTED CORNER-LEG TABLE, FANGZHUO
    With five-panel top set within the square frame, above a narrow waist and plain beaded aprons, supported on thick beaded legs of square section terminating in scroll-form hoof feet, and joined by stepped stretchers with pairs of struts carved with masks and chimes
    29 1/8 in. (74 cm.) high, 36 5/8 in. (93 cm.) square


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890 - 1920s, thence by descent within the family.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NORTH-AMERICAN CHINESE FAMILY COLLECTION, FORMED DURING THE LATE QING DYNASTY