A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century

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A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo
Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Sold for US$ 31,250 inc. premium
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo
Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
The rectangular-paneled top with a 'water-stopping' beaded rim above an 'ice-plate' edge and plain waist supported by dramatic cabriole legs ending in articulated, clawed feet on pads, the fierce animal mask terminals with gaping jaws, bulging eyes, flaring nostrils and flowing hair, joined by a beaded and cusped apron carved with a pair of confronted stylized dragons.
12 x 36 1/2 x 22 1/4 in (30.5 x 93 x 56.5cm)

Footnotes

  • 明末 十七世紀初 黃花梨龍紋炕桌

    Provenance
    Acquired in the early 20th century in China by Einar Park, thence by descent

    A kangzhuo with similar confronting dragons on the apron and animal mask terminals is in the collection of the Minneapolis Museum of Art. Also dated to the early 17th century, it is illustrated in R.D. Jacobsen, Classical Chinese Furniture in the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1999, pp. 94-95, while another table with a pierced apron and dating to the 15th century is in the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art, Severance and Greta Millikin Collection 1964.228.
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A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
A Huanghuali low table, Kangzhuo Late Ming dynasty, early 17th century
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