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Fine Quality Rare Late C19th Qing Dynasty Chinese Hardwood Scholar's Table Or Stand In Hongmu .


£900 | $1,107 USD | €1,018 EUR
Item Number: SA532785
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: For sale
Seller: M Lees and Sons
This antique has been viewed 34 times in the past month with the most views from Canada.


Fine quality rare late C19th Qing Dynasty Chinese hardwood Scholar's table or stand in hongmu.
For use on a larger scholar's as a small table for placements of scholar's items and precious objects , such as an ink-stone , brush pot, wrist-rest, items of jade etc.. The objects were in a sense the luxury items of their time , but rather than wealth they represented the physical embodiment of the scholars intellectual curiosity and aesthetic taste.
The rectangular low stand or table with a 'floating' panel top and with inset panelled ends . The open-work frieze with ruyi motif carvings (symbolic of good fortune) and 'endless knot' style frets to the corners. Of free-standing form , raised upon square legs with a shaped foot .
In excellent original condition, has been cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
H 7"
W 18"
D 12"
China c.1880
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 .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 183


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Height = 18 cm (7.1")
Width = 46 cm (18.1")
Depth = 30 cm (11.8")

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M Lees and Sons
Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
United Kingdom

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