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Lot 329. A huanghuali corner-leg side table, Tiaozhuo, 17th-18th century. Estimate £120,000 - 150,000 (€140,000 - 180,000). Photo: Bonhams.

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The single board floating panel top set into a mitre, mortise-and-tenon frame with 'ice-plate' edge supported underneath by by five dove-tail transverse stretchers over a single recessed waist and plain apron mitered, mortise and tenoned and half lapped into square cut legs terminating in hoof feet, the legs double-lock tenoned into the top frame and joined together by hump-back stretchers. 88.3cm (34 6/8in) high x 141cm (55 1/2in) wide x 52.3cm (20 1/2in) deep

Provenance: a French private collection

NoteA related huanghuali table, 17th century, is in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, illustrated by C.Clunas in Chinese Furniture, London, 1988, no.48; another huanghuali table, 17th century, is illustrated by Chen Zengbi in Central Academy of Arts and Crafts: Illustrations of collections, Vol.2, Beijing, 1994, no.35.

A very similar huanghuali table, 17th century, was sold in our New York rooms, 16 September 2016, lot 6011; and another huanghuali table, 17th century but slightly smaller, was sold at Sotheby's New York, 18 March 2015, lot 169.

Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 11 May 2017, 11:00 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET