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19th Century Chinese Low Waisted Kang Table

$2,480

About

On a cold winter’s night the kang, a heated brick platform, was the place to be. Placing mats and low tables on the kang, household members could remain warm and cozy while resting, reading or playing games. This kang table provided a welcome surface for reading matter or refreshments. Replicating the look of more formal furnishings, the table has an articulated waist, scroll legs with stretchers. Carved from walnut, a wood valued for its open grain and reddish-brown color, the table is as prized as today as it was in its time for its workmanship and practicality.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.5 in. (31.75 cm)Width: 25 in. (63.5 cm)Depth: 25 in. (63.5 cm)
  • Style
    Qing (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1850
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: BJAA0481stDibs: LU820018399862

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $349 Standard Front Door Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 3-6 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Chicago, IL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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Located in Chicago, IL

PAGODA RED is a renowned resource for designers as well as collectors of contemporary and ancient Chinese, Korean and Japanese art. They offer a curated edit of fine and provincial furniture, ceramics, scholars' objects, and paintings and textiles, each piece historically and geographically authentic.

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