A Chinese Export Lacquer Console Table

A CHINESE EXPORT LACQUER PIER/CONSOLE TABLE

Canton

Circa 1830

A rare polychrome lacquer console table with drawer on a black ground with unusual carved acanthus capitals to each column.  The top depicts people pursuing pastimes in a riverside landscape among trees, pavilions, pagodas and river craft.  The frieze which contains a drawer is similarly decorated both on the front and the sides. There are four column supports leading to a platform base with foliate decoration and central flower head.

Height:  37” (93.5cm)

Width:   38 ½” (85 cm)

Depth:   15 ¼” (38.5)

£6,800


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