Lot 243, A Chinese huang huali kang table or bench, 17th century with later alterations, 97cm long x 33cm wide x 30.5cm high, various repairs
A Chinese huang huali kang table or bench, 17th century with later alterations, the rectangular tray top above a moulded frieze on four square cabriole legs with scroll carved feet, 97cm long x 33cm wide x 30.5cm high, various repairs
Provenance: the vendor's father acquired this lot whilst working in China and Hong Kong in the 1950s.
Overall of good rich reddish orange colour, some old repairs to cracks and splits that have occured within the knotting of the timbers, please see our photographs for further details, in addition repairs where the legs join the frieze where again there has been some infilling.
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Sold for £14,500