An Exquisite Chinese Huanghuali Tea Tray with Ivory inlay at sides and ends. Tray has small feet.
Beautiful Huanghuali wood pattern and very nice patina.
The inlay depicts a floral pattern with foxes.
In Chinese symbolism and mythology, foxes are earnest scholars possessing increased mental responsiveness, awareness and intelligence. Also known for there affinity with the supernatural and nocturnal.
Dimensions: 14 X 9 ½ inches