Compare very similar kang tables in the Shanghai Museum, illustrated in Chinese Ming and Qing Furniture Gallery, p. 8, in R.D. Jacobsen, Classical Chinese Furniture in the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1999, p. 94-95, no. 27. A kang table with animal masks and claw feet, and an unusual convex waist was sold at Christie's, New York, The Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Piccus Collection of Fine Classical Chinese Furniture, 18 September, 1997, lot 31. See, also, a zitan kang table with similar animal masks and ball and claw feet, sold at Christie's, New York, Important Chinese Furniture, Formerly in the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture Collection, 19 September, 1996, lot 97.