Chinese Shallow Altar Table For Sale
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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

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    Available Now
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  • Place of origin
  • Condition
    Good.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 40 in. x W 80.75 in. x D 14 in.

    H 101.6 cm x W 205.11 cm x D 35.56 cm

  • Seller location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller reference number
    Z030
  • Reference number
    LU82009821653

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