Two Drawer Provincial Table

c. 1800
$3,880 USD
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Dimensions
W: 48.0" D: 25.75" H: 34.0"
Materials
Northern Elmwood
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
BJA114
Estimated Shipping
$545

Crafted of northern elmwood in China's Shanxi province, this early 19th-century altar table was once used to display an ancestral shrine in a provincial Confucian household. Incense, candles, and fruits would have covered the narrow table as offerings to the family's ancestors. The table's round legs and gently curving spandrels exemplify Qing-dynasty forms, elegantly constructed with traditional mortise-and-tenon joinery techniques. What gives this simple console table its timeless, rustic appeal is its darkened finish, beautifully aged after centuries of use.

Additional Dimensions:
Drawer: 18"W x 12"D x 3.5"H
Table Apron to Floor: 24.5"

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