Lot 30. A Chinese mother-of-pearl inlaid black lacquer table, kang, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 11 1⁄4 in. (28.6 cm.) high, 32 1⁄2 in. (82.6 cm.) wide, 23 in. (58.4 cm.) deep. Estimate: US$7,000 - US$9,000. © Christie's 2022
The quadrilobed top finely inlaid with a scene of a leisurely gathering set in a pavilion complex along a riverbank, above the tall pierced waist and shaped apron, further inlaid with shaped medallions enclosing mythical beasts, the whole raised on short legs terminating in scroll feet
Provenance: The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York.
The Collection of Khalil Rizk, New York.
Literature: The Chinese Porcelain Company, Chinese Works of Art and Snuff Bottles, New York, 1994, p. 36, no. 28.
Exhibited: New York, The Chinese Porcelain Company, Chinese Works of Art and Snuff Bottles, 1-24 June 1994.