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19th Century Chinese Shallow Sword Foot Altar Table with Ruyi Medallion

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A black lacquer finish brings out the beautiful Silhouette of this elegant Qing-dynasty altar table once used to hold incense, offerings and portraits honoring ancestors. Skillfully constructed without nails or screws, this beautifully proportioned table floats an everted top on a graceful frame accented with carved ruyi medallions, symbols of good fortune. Subtle sword-shaped feet are another example of the care that went into crafting this finely appointed table.     

Details

  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    1850
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 34.25 in. x W 60 in. x D 13.25 in.

    H 87 cm x W 152.4 cm x D 33.66 cm

  • Seller location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller reference number
    BJFF027
  • Reference number
    LU82007761373

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