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PAIRE DE CABINETS DE LETTRE EN HUANGHUALI, YUANJIAOGUI
PAIRE DE CABINETS DE LETTRE EN HUANGHUALI, YUANJIAOGUI

CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE

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PAIRE DE CABINETS DE LETTRE EN HUANGHUALI, YUANJIAOGUI
CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, XVIIIEME-XIXEME SIECLE
De forme trapézoïdale, ils ouvrent à deux battants sur une étagère et deux tiroirs. Le dos est en bois laqué ; usures.
Dimensions: 100 x 53 x 40 cm. (39 3/8 x 20 7/8 x 15¾ in.) (2)
Provenance
Private collection, France
Post Lot Text
A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI CABINETS, YUANJIAOGUI
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

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The round-corner tapered cabinet, or yuanjiaogui, is one of the most beautiful and elegant designs in all of classical Chinese furniture. The present cabinet, with its simple lines, represents one of the most popular and successful forms in Chinese furniture construction, and was widely used in cabinet making throughout the Ming and Qing dynasties.

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