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Hongmu Altar Table

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
594
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Hongmu Altar Table, China, 19th century, rectangular top above a narrow straight waist with long horizontal openings, placed on a wider frame with carved bands of lotus petal lappets around a rounded top, with bats amongst palmette scrolls bordering the straight apron and legs with hoof feet, the apron decorated with jade carvings of lotus flowers alternating with various auspicious symbols within a reticulated ground of geometric honeycomb patterns in a rectangular reserve defined with a band of meander design, metal brackets to the four joints of the frame and leg, openwork wood brackets to eight corners of legs and apron, 34 3/4 x 50 3/8 x 26 1/4 in.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

minor age cracks to wood, small chip to a corner of the veneer, one of wood openwork brackets reattached.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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China, metal brackets

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