13 May 2008,
Price realised GBP 108,500
GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
A RARE PAIR OF HUANGHUALI BOOKCASES
Each with concave-moulded square-sectioned tiers forming three shelves, each enclosed by a lattice work gallery with conjoined double-ring struts, the upper shelves with a pair of frieze drawers, the straight feet with a shaped beaded apron carved with confronting dragons
69¾ x 38¾ x 18¾ in. (177.2 x 98.4 x 47.6 cm.) (2)
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Sotheby's New York, 27 March 2003, lot 108.
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