It is very rare to find huanghuali furniture pieces inlaid with mother-of-pearl. Compare to a mother-of-pearl inlaid huanghuali kang table dated to the middle Qing period in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in The Palace Museum Collection: A Treasury of Ming & Qing dynasty Palace Furniture, vol. 1, Beijing, pp. 244-245, fig. 279 (fig. 1).