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A large huanghuali recessed-leg altar table, Late Ming dynasty | 明末 黃花梨夾頭榫如意雲紋平頭案

A large huanghuali recessed-leg altar table, Late Ming dynasty | 明末 黃花梨夾頭榫如意雲紋平頭案

A large huanghuali recessed-leg altar table, Late Ming dynasty | 明末 黃花梨夾頭榫如意雲紋平頭案

A large huanghuali recessed-leg altar table, 

Late Ming dynasty

明末 黃花梨夾頭榫如意雲紋平頭案


the long rectangular top set with a single floating panel in a moulded frame, above the beaded apron and shaped spandrels elegantly carved with stylised ruyi-cloud scrolls, all supported on subtly splayed legs of circular section, each pair of legs joined by two horizontal stretchers on the shorter sides, the finely grained timber of a rich honey-brown tone


215 by 50.5 by h. 84 cm

In overall good condition; There are expected consolidation to the joinery and the surface with overall wear and stains on the top single-panel consistent with use and age.


整體品相完好;榫卯接口處正常加固;表面及桌面有正常使用痕跡。


"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."

Nicholas Grindley, London, 24th November 1981.


Nicholas Grindley,倫敦,1981年11月24日