Chinese Shallow Altar Table

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Slender, long tables like this are often referred to as “altar tables.” In ancient China they were used to hold musical instruments or display items of beauty and wealth such as jade, arrangements of flowers, or porcelain vases. This elegant elmwood table has wonderful patina, averted ends, a thick apron, and dragon carved legs, and was made in Shanxi region of China over 150 years ago.

Additional Dimensions
Table apron to floor: 26".

  

Details

  • Of the Period
    Qing
  • Place of Origin
    China
  • Date of Manufacture
    1850
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    40 in. H x 80.75 in. W x 14 in. D
    102 cm H x 205 cm W x 36 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU82009821653
About the Seller

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Located in Chicago, IL

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