Flanked Plank Top Ruyi Altar Table

c. 1800
$14,980 USD
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Dimensions
W: 81.75" D: 21.0" H: 32.75"
Materials
Northern Elmwood
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
P273
Estimated Shipping
$880

This monumental early 19th century flanked top altar table from China's Shanxi province is notable for its robust traditional style. The top is carved from a solid plank of elmwood timber and the thick side panels are carved with uniquely smooth and rounded auspicious ruyi, symbols of good fortune and prosperity. A table of this grand scale would have been placed against the back wall of a large hall or temple where it would have served as a platform for incense burners, candles, and offerings.

Additional Dimensions:
Table Apron to Floor: 29.75"

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