Lot 1328. A lacquered elm wood 'bamboo' table, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 34 1/2 in., 87.6 cm; Width 58 1/4 in., 148 cm; Depth 19 1/4 in., 48.9 cm. Estimate: 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Sold Price: 21,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.
the paneled top set within a wide frame with rounded edge above a triple reeded-shaped apron wrapped around the round-section corner legs, supported underneath by three transverse stretchers and four giant's arm braces, and joined by a high humpbacked stretcher, the cylindrical members all artfully notched, simulating bamboo stalk nodes.
Provenance: Schoeni Gallery, Hong Kong, 1990s.