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A HUANGHUALI TABLE-TOP CHEST, GUANPIXIANG

17TH CENTURY

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A HUANGHUALI TABLE-TOP CHEST, GUANPIXIANG
17th Century
The flat-topped cover above a pair of paneled, well-figured book-matched doors flush with the framework, the interior with seven huanghuali drawers of varying sizes, the sides set with "ox-nose" bail handles with quatrefoil baitong mounts and knocking plates of similar shape, the top with ruyi-head corner mounts adjoining the rectangular corner pieces continuing down to a high base with corner reinforcements, the square hinges and foliate lockplate flush with the cover and doors, the latch and pulls pierced, inlaid with copper and with Buddhistic wan symbols
13¾in. (35cm.) high, 13 3/8in. (34cm.) wide, 10 1/8in. (26cm.) deep
Exhibited
The Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong and the Fung Ping Shan Museum, Arts from the Scholar's Studio, October 24 - December 13, 1986
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