Fine 19th Century Chinese Huali Stand / Table with Alabaster Inserts
REF: 2793 / LA337169
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A fine late 19th Century Chinese huali wood stand / table with inset panelled alabaster top. China, circa 1880. The serpentine edged square top divided by four inset alabaster panels above a quatrefoil and keyhole-pierced frieze with leaf-carved scrolling aprons below joining the four bamboo carved shaped legs terminating on a splay foot. The centre having two stepped undertiers joined by carved bamboo supports united by a lower stretcher. The proportions and carvings of this table are superb with the huali timber being of excellent quality whilst retaining a wonderful colour. The detail is a pleasure to see as the craftsmen has allowed carving below the frieze to flow from the leg to give the appearance of a growing and flowering bamboo plant. Offered in excellent condition having been restored using traditional methods this well-constructed table boasts a wonderful rich colour. Having a hard wearing top this table can be used in a variety of places throughout the home. A very good quality table and delightful model. Width: 21 1/2 inches - 54cm Height: 29 inches - 74cm Depth: 21 1/2inches - 54cm
Loveday Antiques has clarified that the Fine 19th Century Chinese Huali Stand / Table with Alabaster Inserts (LA337169) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c 1880
Offered in excellent condition having been restored using traditional methods this well-constructed table boasts a wonderful rich colour.
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