An elaborately carved hongmu side table Late Qing/Republic period
Lot 8493W
An elaborately carved hongmu side table Late Qing/Republic period
Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium
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An elaborately carved hongmu side table Late Qing/Republic period An elaborately carved hongmu side table Late Qing/Republic period An elaborately carved hongmu side table Late Qing/Republic period An elaborately carved hongmu side table Late Qing/Republic period An elaborately carved hongmu side table Late Qing/Republic period
Lot Details
Property from Various Owners
An elaborately carved hongmu side table
Late Qing/Republic period
The top constructed with a single floating panel surrounded by framing members finished on the edges with a leiwen meander pattern that repeats below the frieze of lotus flower and leaf scrolls filling the aprons that descend to each side of the uprights, themselves carved with bat and fish pendants joined by tasseled ropes, the legs supported on transverse feet and the short sides framed with reeded spandrels.
32 1/2 x 68 1/8 x 16 3/4in (82.5 x 173 x 42.5cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Warren Imports, Long Beach, California, 1989;
    by repute, Seahoom Collection, Cornonado, California, 1956;
    by repute, sold to the Seaholm family by the New York dealer William Drummond who purportedly purchased the table from from the last Qing Emperor, Pu Yi
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