Chajiansun wine tables are considered to be one of the most beautiful forms in Ming furniture designs. Surviving examples of tables with this flush bridle join, chajiansun, are very much fewer in numbers compared to recessed leg tables with standard bridle joins, jiatousun, presumably because the flush bridle join, almost always associated with exquisite spandrels and feet pads, is a much more complex joinery system to make.
The only known similar, but slightly smaller, example is in a private collection in Johannesburg, published in Grace Wu Bruce, Chinese Classical Furniture, Hong Kong, 1995, pl. 13, and also in Grace Wu Bruce, Two Decades of Ming Furniture, Beijing, 2010, p. 71 (bottom).
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