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A RARE HUANGHUALI SQUARE-CORNER CABINET
A RARE HUANGHUALI SQUARE-CORNER CABINET
A RARE HUANGHUALI SQUARE-CORNER CABINET
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A RARE HUANGHUALI SQUARE-CORNER CABINET

17TH CENTURY

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A RARE HUANGHUALI SQUARE-CORNER CABINET
17TH CENTURY
The attractively figured doors open to reveal the shelved interior and set into the square-member frame, joined by a beaded apron and plain spandrels.
68 ¾ in. (174.6 cm.) high, 41 3/8 in. (105.1 cm.) wide, 20 5/8 in. (52.5 cm.) deep
Provenance
Grace Wu Bruce, Hong Kong, 5 March 1996.
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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The simple, austere lines of this cabinet create a sense of solidity and strength. The rectangular metalwork and hinges emphasize the geometry of the form. A related huanghuali cabinet of slightly smaller proportions and with a carved apron was sold at Christie's New York, 25 September 2020, lot 1653.

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