17 - 18 September 2015
A HONGMU TRESTLE-LEG TABLE
The single-panel top set with everted ends above a plain, beaded apron which continue to beaded, shaped spandrels. The whole is raised on trestle legs with openwork panels, carved with mythical beasts in a rocky landscape amidst scrolling clouds and set into shoe feet.
32 ½ in. (82.5 cm.) high, 62 ¼ in. (158.2 cm.) wide, 16 1/8 in. (40.9 cm.) deep
The K'ung Hsiang-Hsi (Kong Xiangxi, 1881-1967) Collection, New York, and thence by descent within the family.
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