c19th chinese hardwood circular occasional table with ivory and boxwood inlay

C19th Chinese hardwood circular occasional table with ivory and boxwood inlay.


| $1,664 USD | €1,416 EUR

Item Ref

ML 207


C19th Chinese hardwood circular occasional table with ivory and boxwood inlay .
High-quality decorative Chinese table with extensive carved ivory and boxwood inlay. The top inlaid with skilfully-executed ivory and boxwood designs , the central panel featuring warrior and equestrian figures , pagodas in a stylised landscape and symbolic motifs .Two further broad concentric bands of boxwood and ivory inlay featuring further designs including flowers, foliage and insects or bats .
The edge of the table inlaid with further raised carved ivory decoration above an open-work frieze with a turned spindle gallery and painted green contrasting background . The top supported on a central column with three triangular heavily carved panels featuring naturalistic leaf and organic designs.
Raised on a circular base with corresponding inlaid decoration and shaped integral feet .
In excellent original condition with no losses . Minor historic shrinkage crack to central panel of the top .
Good rich colour and patina with contrasting mellow boxwood inlay and striking ivory-inlaid highlights.
(*Interestingly the table has a pegged construction technique which means it can easily be disassembled if required, presumably for ease of carriage and transportation)
H 28
W 22
D 22
China c.1870
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Internal Ref: ML 207


Height = 70 cm (28")
Width = 55 cm (22")
Depth = 55 cm (22")

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