A HUANGHUALI RECTANGULAR CORNER-LEG WAISTED SIDE TABLE, BANZHUO MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY | 明十七世紀 黃花梨束腰霸王棖馬蹄足半桌
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION 重要私人珍藏
Property from an Important Collection
A HUANGHUALI RECTANGULAR CORNER-LEG WAISTED SIDE TABLE, BANZHUO
MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
the rectangular panel top inset within a mitred frame above a narrow waist, with S-shaped 'giant's arm' braces extending from the inside of each leg to the underside of the table, all supported on four hoof feet
101.3 by 44.7 by h. 91 cm, 40 by 17 ½ by h. 35 ¾ in.
The table is in good overall condition with some of the giant's arm braces later replaced. There are expected age cracks that have been infilled, including the table top and one inner leg.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.
Peter Lai Antiques, Hong Kong, 10th April 1990.