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A huanghuali square table Qing dynasty

Estimate $20,000 - $30,000

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Alternate Views

the flush panelled top within a beaded edge mitred frame, the moulded edge above a recessed waist and straight beaded apron carved on each side with a pair of confronted dragons in relief, continuing to four square-section tapering legs beaded to the inside edge, terminating in hoof feet and joined by humpbacked stretchers
84 cm high, 92.5 cm wide, 92.5 cm deep

  • Lot Sold $70,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $85,400 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

China Art, Hong Kong, 16 October 1987
Private Collection, Tasmania

Condition Report

Some surface wear and scratches to the table top, some areas lacking the surface sheen. Some water marks to the upper surface of the stretchers. Some deterioration to the underside of the feet, probably due to exposure to moisture consistent with normal use over time. A small repair to the beaded edge of the apron approx 5 cm.

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