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PROPERTY FROM A GERMAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A 'HUANGHUALI' CORNER-LEG TABLE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
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120

PROPERTY FROM A GERMAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A 'HUANGHUALI' CORNER-LEG TABLE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
JUMP TO LOT

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A 'HUANGHUALI' CORNER-LEG TABLE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
the panelled rectangular top supported on a straight waist and beaded apron, the square section legs terminating in hoof feet and joined by humpback stretchers
89 by 186.5 by 62 cm, 35 by 73 1/2  by 24 1/2  in.
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Catalogue Note

Pleasing in proportions and elegant in form, tables of this type have been amongst the most admired since the late Ming dynasty as evident in its consistent popularity through subsequent periods. Earlier huanghuali tables of this type include a smaller version, attributed to 1550-1650, in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, illustrated in Craig Clunas, Chinese Furniture, London, 1988, pl. 33; one attributed to the early Qing dynasty, from the Qing Court collection and still in Beijing, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Furniture of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (I), Hong Kong, 2002, pl. 97; another sold at Bonhams London, 11th May 2017, lot 329; and a fourth table, attributed to the 18th century, sold in our New York rooms, 15th September 2010, lot 340. 

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