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Lot 20. huanghuali rectangular stool, changfangdeng, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 48.7 by 41.3 by h. 51 cm, 19 ⅛ by 16 ¼ by h. 20 in.. Estimate: 300,000 - 500,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,394,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

the frame top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction enclosing a mat seat, with moulded sides above a narrow waist continuing to a gently curved apron carved in low relief with intertwining foliate motifs, raised on four cabriole legs ending in inward scrolled feet joined by humpbacked stretchers below the apron.

Provenance Peter Lai Antiques, Hong Kong, 10th April 1990.

Sotheby's. Monochrome II, 9 October 2020, Hong Kong