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Why are Japanese dining tables low?

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Why are Japanese dining tables low?
The chabudai, or the short Japanese dining table makes the most of limited space by serving many functions in a Japanese home. They often feature collapsible legs so they can be stored. Diners sit on pillows on the floor, rather than chairs, again freeing up more space by not having bulky chairs. Shop a collection of Japanese furniture from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
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Chinese Chinoiserie Dining Table Rosewood & Mother of Pearl Round to Oval
Located in Topeka, KS
Wonderful vintage Chinese Chinoiserie dining table comprised of Rosewood & Mother of Pearl (m-o-p
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Dining Room Tables

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Mother-of-Pearl, Rosewood

Round/Oval Chinese Ming Style Rosewood Extendable Dining Table
Located in Bridgeport, CT
" Full of Character Ming Style Large Round/Oval Extending Solid Dining Table made of solid rosewood. This
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Late 20th Century Hong Kong Ming Dining Room Tables

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Rosewood

Asian Chinese Chippendale Style Solid Rosewood Square Dining Table w/ 2 Bords
By Thomas Chippendale
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Solid rosewood Chinese Chippendale style square dining table with 2x22 leaves extension boards. Mid
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20th Century Southeast Asian Chinese Chippendale Dining Room Tables

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Rosewood

1930s Indo-Chinese Art Deco Dining Table
Located in San Marino, CA
An elegant Art Deco dining table made in French Indo-China for the local expatriate market. The
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Mid-20th Century Vietnamese Art Deco Dining Room Tables

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Rosewood

Chinese Rosewood Cherry Asian Dining Room Set Table 8 Chairs, 9pc Set
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Chinese rosewood cherry Asian dining room set table 8 chairs with mother of pearl inlay - 9pc set
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Late 20th Century Asian Chinoiserie Dining Room Sets

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Japanese Rosewood Dining Table & 4 Chairs with Etched Decorative Brass Plaques.
Located in London, GB
A rare late 19th-century Japanese export square dining table with four matching corner chairs that
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Dining Room Sets

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Mahogany

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