A SMALL HUANGHUALI RECESSED-LEG SIDE TABLE
A SMALL HUANGHUALI RECESSED-LEG SIDE TABLE
A SMALL HUANGHUALI RECESSED-LEG SIDE TABLE
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A SMALL HUANGHUALI RECESSED-LEG SIDE TABLE

17TH-18TH CENTURY

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A SMALL HUANGHUALI RECESSED-LEG SIDE TABLE
17TH-18TH CENTURY
The single-panel top is set within a rectangular frame above plain aprons and spandrels. The whole is raised on legs of round section which are joined by a single shelf.
27 ¾ in. (70.5 cm.) high, 29 ½ in. (74.9 cm.) wide, 14 ¼ in. (36.2 cm.) deep
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Lot Essay


The present table is comparable to a huanghuali side table from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. James Biddle, illustrated by R. H. Ellsworth in Chinese Furniture: Hardwood Examples of the Ming and Early Ch’ing Dynasties, New York, 1971, p. 173, no. 72. A small recessed-leg table with a single shelf from The Lai Family Collection sold at Christie’s New York, 17 September 2015, lot 914, and an example with everted ends, from The Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, sold at Christie’s New York, 18 March 2015, lot 118.

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