A 'Tielimu' recessed leg table, Ming dynasty

Lot 1072. A 'Tielimu' recessed leg table, Ming dynasty. Height 33 in., 83.8 cm; Width 84 1/2  in., 214.6 cm; Depth 52.4 cm. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Sold: $35,000. © Sotheby's

comprised of a single board top, joined at the short ends to everted flanges, over a plain beaded apron extending to cloud-scroll spandrels, the beaded-edge rectangular section legs joined by openwork panels of carved lingzhi emerging from rockwork and supported on arched slab feet.

Provenance: Collection of Jane and Markus Chaplain, California.

Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18 March 2017