Lot 160: Pair of Large Chinese Half Round Kang Tables
November 6, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Able to be utilized separately as demilunes, or together as a full circular table, the hardwood surfaces covered in a dark lacquer, and crafted using mortise and tenon construction, the carved concave "horse belly"-form apron with an ornament in the cusp of each section, the waist with open horizontal carvings, the graceful cabriole legs terminating in scroll feet attached to an assembled fretwork base, the underside with two swinging dowels used to lock the two halves into place. Single: 34" H X 46" W X 22" D; together: 44" D. The top with scrapes, wear to lacquer, ring stains, and a few minor shrinkage cracks, the feet with minor wear.