The form of the present table, with its simple, elegant lines, is one of the most successful, and popular, forms found in Chinese furniture construction, and is readily evident from the Ming dynasty throughout the Qing.
A closely related table of this form, of smaller size, is illustrated by R.H. Ellsworth, Chinese Furniture, New York, 1971, pl. 66, and was sold at Christie's New York, 18 March 2015, lot 169. See, another huanghuali corner-leg table of the same form, sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008, lot 378, where it was dated to the 17th century; and another similar, but slightly shorter (139.3 cm. long) huanghuali corner-leg table sold at Christie's New York, 16 September 2011, lot 1321.