Lot 76TP Y. A rare and large huanghuali side table, tiaozhuo, 18th-19th century; 181cm (71 1/4in) wide x 62cm (24 1/3in) deep x 84cm (33in) high. Estimate £ 40,000 - 60,000 (€ 46,000 - 70,000). Sold for £ 100,062 (€ 114,233). © Bonhams 2001-2019
The table with the top panel set flush in a wide mitred frame, supported underneath by transverse stretchers above a short recessed waist and simple beaded apron, all supported by square sectioned legs joined by humpback stretchers and terminating in hoof feet.
Provenance: a British private collection, formed circa 1980s-1990s.
Note: A related huanghuali table, 17th century, is in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, illustrated by C.Clunas, Chinese Furniture, London, 1988, no.48. Another similar table is illustrated by R.H.Ellsworth, Chinese Furniture: Hardwood Examples of the Ming and Early Ch'ing Dynasties, Hong Kong, 1971, pl.66.
Compare with a similar huanghuali side table, 17th/18th century, which was sold at Bonhams London, 11 May 2017, lot 329; and another similar huanghuali table, 17th century, which was sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 27 November 2013, lot 3569.
Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, London, 16 May 2019