14 October 2009
A HETAOMU FIVE-LEGGED DRUMSTOOL, ZUODUN
With circular panel set within a round frame, above a narrow, plain waist and shaped, reticulated aprons, supported on five inward-curved legs terminating in scroll-form feet set into a base stretcher
21½ in. (54.6 cm.) high, 16¼ in. (41.3 cm.) diam.
Property from the Yuansitang Collection, Christie's, New York, 20 September 2001, lot 262.
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