A tielimu tapered cabinet,18th-19th century. Photo Bonhams.
The tapered tubular frame carved with a concave edge over four tapered stiles double lock tenoned into the top and square on the inside supporting framed single panel doors with central removable stile, the doors opening to reveal two shelves, the lower suspending paired drawers, over a plain U-shaped apron butt-joined to the underside of the lower stretcher (some sections repaired). 65 x 36 x 20in (165.1 x 91.4 x 50.8cm). Estimate US$ 3,000 - 4,000 (€2,200 - 2,900)
Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS. 4 Mar 2014 10:00 PST. San Francisco - www.bonhams.com