Chinese Export Black and Gilt Lacquer Tilt Top Table, 19th Century

Chinese Export Black and Gilt Lacquer Tilt Top Table, 19th Century

3,800.00

A very stylish Chinese export tilt top center table, ca. 1820-1840. Gilded decoration is delicately laced around the edge in a beautiful border, surrounding a large palace scene in the center of the table top. The pedestal is similarly decorated: the turned baluster stem resting on a curved tripodal pedestal with carved and gilded hairy paw feet. Provenance private collection, prior to that: Christie’s, N.Y. sale 1261, Sept. 2003.

H:  31D:  36

 

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