Lot 234. A lacquered wood side table, ping tou'an, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 32 1/4in (82cm) high; 80 1/2in (204.5cm) long; 21in (53.3cm) wide. Estimate US$ 20,000 - 30,000 (€ 17,000 - 26,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021
The long, rectangular three-board top composed of a mitred, mortise and tenon frame with thumb-print edge above plain aprons and u-shaped spandrels supported by slightly splayed legs of rounded section joined by paired stretchers, the whole covered by a rich layer of brown lacquer exhibiting fine crackle throughout.
Bonhams. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, New York, 20 Sep 2021