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A LARGE 'BURLWOOD' LEAF-FORM TRAY
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
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A LARGE 'BURLWOOD' LEAF-FORM TRAY
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 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 LARGE 'BURLWOOD' LEAF-FORM TRAY
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
hewn from a single piece of wood in a generally rectangular form, carved as a large leaf with furled edges, the undulating sides carved in very high relief, one end modeled as a gnarled stem, realistically rendered with hollowed knots and openwork details, the honey-toned wood with a tight grain moving in subtle waves across the length of the tray punctuated by occasional small burls, the reverse with larger burled knots
Length 19 in., 48.2 cm
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Provenance

Donald J. Wineman, New York, 31st January 1986, no. 190.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 983.

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

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New York