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China Zitan Qin zhuo Qing zither table

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Furniture: Pre 1930: Item # 1205616

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In the late 19th century a Chinese master craftsman produced the top of this elegant The carving on the lintel is of a late Ming style elegant and sparse. It stretches acresss the rtop and acts as a support for the table. The integrity of the bottom of the table is maintained by the use of a strong support across the base: It makes sure the table can carry the load and not buckle. Thus is a very rare and unusual table – it is rare to find such a table anywhere anytime. It is refined but also a standout. This table is 83 cm long 36 cm wide and 78 cm tall we believe the top was carved earlier than the legs; all of zitan. It would have been used in a court of a very senior official