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A BOXWOOD AND NANMU TWO-TIER STAND
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 5,250 USD
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51
A BOXWOOD AND NANMU TWO-TIER STAND
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 5,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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A BOXWOOD AND NANMU TWO-TIER STAND
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
the taller tier positioned adjacent to the longer lower tier, designed at an angle for a trompe l'oeil effect of greater depth, each tier with a nanmu top panel with an attractive grain, the narrow sides of the stand each with an integral panel carved in openwork with birds amidst fruiting and blossoming branches or a beribboned qin, and terminating in a square scroll set above a low foot and connecting to a shaped stretcher, the broad sides of the stand each set with boxwood spandrels carved in openwork with composite floral scrolls and gnarled pine trees
Height 7 1/8  in., 19.2 cm; Width 16 3/8  in., 41.5 cm; Depth 4 3/4  in., 12.2 cm
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Provenance

Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 12th April 1984.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 921.

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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New York