17 September 2015
A LARGE ZITAN WAISTED CIRCULAR STAND
The top has a raised central disk within a raised, finely beaded outer edge further carved on the sides with a keyfret pattern, above a pierced gallery and supported by a pierced waist finely carved with floral scroll and ruyi heads. Finely carved petal lappets encircle the shoulder below a pierced gallery and above shaped, reticulated aprons carved with floral scroll that join the five thick, ruyi-form feet.
3 ½ in. (9 cm.) high, 7 ½ in. (19.2 cm.) diam.
Sir Abe Bailey Collection (1864-1940), Cape Town, South Africa.
Acquired in Cape Town, South Africa, 1960s.
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