Scholarly Lacquered Offering Table

c. 1850
$2,980 USD
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W: 32.5" D: 20.0" H: 32.0"
Northern Elmwood
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This mid-19th century console table was likely used as an offering table bearing incense. Appealing to the rarified taste of China’s literati, this Qing-dynasty table depicts auspicious objects found in a scholar’s studio. Atop the gorgeous red lacquer finish, the tabletop surface is painted with censors, brush pots, scrolls, and fantail vases holding bouquets of flowers. The motifs are all framed in a richly rendered meandering border. Made of northern elmwood, the table has a simply carved open apron, humpback stretchers, and subtle hoof legs. In twenty years, we have not come across another table painted quite like this one.

Additional Dimensions:
Table Apron to Floor: 28.25"

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