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    Sale 2389

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1835

    AN UNUSUAL ZITAN RECTANGULAR TRAY

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL ZITAN RECTANGULAR TRAY
    LATE MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY

    The flat central panel framed within broad rounded mitred sides with beaded edges, all raised on a short foot, the wood of an attractive lustrous dark brown tone
    13¼ x 9¼ in. (34.7 x 24.5 cm.)


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    Hardwood trays appear to be very rare. Compare a lobed huanghuali tray in the Dr. S. Yip Collection, illustrated in The Dr. S. Y. Yip Collection of Classic Chinese Furniture II, Hong Kong, 1998, no. 40.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY