Eight Dragons Flanked Altar Table

c. 1800
$7,800 USD SOLD
Dimensions
W: 89.0" D: 12.0" H: 36.25"
Materials
Northern Elmwood
Collection #
DVA017
Estimated Shipping
$745

This 19th century table from Northern China with a flanked top is hand carved with side panels each depicting one of four different blossoms, to represent the seasons, and eight spandrels, each with a dragon in the round, symbolic of strength and luck. The legs end in gently carved base stretchers. Its classical proportions give an air of lightness. A mark on the top surface indicates that it was likely used for incense in a traditional Chinese home.

Additional Dimensions
Table apron to floor: 21.5"

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