19th Century Qing Altar Table from Shanxi Province

Price: $7, 490.00
Product ID : TBL00256

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Overview

A long elm-wood Altar/ Console Table with everted flanges or 'qiaotou' (commonly called "birds wings"), supported on recessed trestle legs with carved, stylized ruyi, a sacred fungus, and with lingzhi carvings on corner spandrels of apron, symbolizing happiness, wealth and longevity. Shanxi Province, China, 19th Century

Original dark brown lacquer finish.

Period: 19th Century

Origin: China

Style: Qing

Dimensions: 91.5" long x 17.5" deep x 38" high (35" high from floor to serving surface).

Materials and Techniques: Lacquered Elm

Condition: Good. Top panel that is mortised into the frame has contracted enough to leave a small gap between the frame and edge of panel. there is an excellent photograph of the top.

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