A huanghuali waisted corner-leg side table, banzhuo
17th century The tri-panel at the upper surface set within a rectangular frame and separated by a grooved border, the narrow waist with thumb-grooved edges supported above a lightly beaded skirting and four feet, forming a square section terminating in hoofed ends and with humpback stretchers at the sides. 92cm x 47cm x 85cm high.
For an 18th century table of very similar form, see C. Evarts, Liang Yi Collection: Huanghuali, Hong Kong, 2007, p.121, no.43; And for a huanghuali example of this form in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum dated to the late Ming dynasty, see Craig Clunas, Chinese Furniture, London, 1988, p.48, no.33A; See also a huanghuali side table dated to the 18th century in similar form, sold at Bonhams San Fransisco, 24 June 2013, lot 1157.
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