Poet's Table

c. 1900
$9,880 USD SOLD
Dimensions
W: 102.0" D: 36.25" H: 32.0"
Materials
Northern Elmwood
Collection #
BJH103
Estimated Shipping
$780

Likely commissioned for his studio, this expansive, early 20th-century poet's table offered a scholar ample surface space to draft poetry or practice calligraphy. In order to cultivate uncluttered and inspiring surroundings, only a few carefully arranged objects would have been placed upon the table, such as a brush pot, inkstone, or table screen.

The floating panel top of this monumental table sits on four round legs linked by straight double stretchers. Atop each leg is a decorative ruyi symbol, trimmed with a finely beaded edge that connects to the shallow apron. Constructed of darkened northern elmwood (yumu), this gorgeous table adds grandeur and elegance to a work space or dining room.

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