Lot 97. A huanghuali corner-leg painting table (huazhuo), 18th century; 30 7/8 x 69 ¼ x 21 7/8in (78.6 x 175.8 x 55.8cm). Estimate: 30,000-50,000 USD. Sold for US$ 31,250 (€ 26,860). © Bonhams 2001-2018
The two-board top set into a mitered, mortise and tenon frame above a humpback apron set with four vertical posts on the long side and two on the short side, the frame supported on the underside by four stretchers hidden-tenoned into the frame, the apron and legs possibly later assembled.
Provenance: Property from the Gussie Gaskill (1898-1988) Collection of Fine Chinese Furniture
Therefater by descent.