A rectangular 'zitan' stand, Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 紫檀有束腰鼓腿長方形座
A rectangular 'zitan' stand
Qing dynasty, 18th century
the rectangular top a single floating panel set within a frame of standard mortise and tenon construction over a recessed waist and convex beaded-edge plain apron, all raised on four square-sectioned incurved legs terminating in inward-facing hoof feet
Height 4 in., 10 cm; Width 13⅝ in., 34.7 cm; Depth 8⅛ in., 20.7 cm
The floating panel top with two consolidated splits one short and one full length. The joinery has been consolidated. The legs with some splitting where they joint the frame, on one leg consolidated, on another with patch repairs. The surface with expected wear and scattered nicks along the edges, consistent with age and use.
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