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A HUANGHUALI TABLE STAND, XIAOQIAOTOUAN

17TH CENTURY

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A HUANGHUALI TABLE STAND, XIAOQIAOTOUAN
17th Century
The well-figured top terminating in everted flanges supported on tapering recessed legs enclosing a panel carved with a scrolling lotus design, the curvilinear apron with conforming spandrels
4½in. (11.5cm.) high, 14 1/8in. (36cm.) wide, 5in. (12.7cm.) deep

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A similar huanghuali stand, but with a serpentine top, is illustrated by Wang et.al, Masterpieces from the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture, p. 182, no. 86 and sold in these rooms September 19, 1996, lot 1. Compare, also, the example from the Jingguantang Collection, illustrated by Grace Wu Bruce, Ming Furniture, no. 36
and sold in these rooms March 20, 1997, lot 1
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