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Chan Shing Kee, Hong Kong.
My Humble House, Taipei.
Ever Arts Gallery, Hong Kong.
The Marie Theresa L. Virata (1923-2015) Collection.
Please kindly note that the first line of the provenance should read: Chan Shing Kee, Hong Kong.
Tsai C.Y., Zitan: The Most Noble Hardwood, My Humble House Publications, Taipei, 1996, p. 34.
Chinese Furniture: Selected Articles from Orientations 1984-1999, Magnum (Offset) Printing Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, 1999, back of catalogue advertisement.