late c19th chinese qing dynasty carved hardwood low kang or opium table

Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood low Kang or ‘opium’ table.


Price

£950
| $1,265 USD | €1,076 EUR


Item Ref

ML 203

Description

Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood low Kang or ‘opium’ table.
Chinese scroll-end ‘huali’ low table with superbly-executed pierced and carved friezes depicting opposing long-tailed dragons chasing ‘the flaming pearl of wisdom’ . The solid scrolled-over ends carved in relief with stylised auspicious bat motifs , the scrolled feet with carved details.
The table of free-standing form with all-round decoration, to sit in the centre of a room .
The inset ‘floating’ panel top with a gently bevelled or ‘fielded’ edge .
In excellent original condition with no damage, breaks or repairs. The whole table having achieved a consistent rich, mellow patination to the heavy-quality figured timber.
Has been cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
H 13”
W 37”
D 18”
China c.1890
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Internal Ref: ML 203


Dimensions

Height = 33 cm (13")
Width = 96 cm (38")
Depth = 45 cm (18")



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