Joist Table

c. 1900
W: 10.5" D: 9.5" H: 19.0"
Northern Elmwood
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Carved from a single block of elmwood, this unusual piece was once part of a joist supporting a Qing-dynasty building. In addition to its unique shape, dovetail notches in the wood reveal the interlocking joinery techniques employed in traditional Chinese construction. A century of weathering has cloaked the wood's raw texture in a rich patina, accentuating the expressive grain patterns. Once purely functional, the piece takes on new life re-imagined as a sculptural stool or side table.

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