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A HUANGHUALI BAMBOO-FORM CORNER-LEG PAINTING TABLE, HUAZHUO
A HUANGHUALI BAMBOO-FORM CORNER-LEG PAINTING TABLE, HUAZHUO
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A HUANGHUALI BAMBOO-FORM CORNER-LEG PAINTING TABLE, HUAZHUO

QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY

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A HUANGHUALI BAMBOO-FORM CORNER-LEG PAINTING TABLE, HUAZHUO
QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
Of bamboo prototype, the top comprising two panels of equal width set within a frame of generous proportions and with double-moulded edge resting on the round legs joined by a plain humped apron rail wrapping around the corners and articulated with pillar struts.
34 ½ in. (87.6 cm.) high, 62 ¼ in. (158.2 cm.) wide, 28 ¾ in. (73 cm.) deep
Provenance
Christie's New York, 21 September 2000, lot 26
The Heveningham Hall Collection
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Lot Essay

Compare the very similar huanghuali table, but with three instead of four pillar struts on the long aprons, included in the MD Flacks Ltd., New York, Autumn 1997 exhibition, no. 7, pp. 20-21. For a discussion of bamboo-inspired design, see R. W. Longsdorf, ‘Chinese Bamboo Furniture, Its History and Influence on Hardwood Furniture Design', Orientations, January 1994.

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