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Early-Qing Dynasty Elm Wood Writing Table

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Early-Qing Dynasty Elm Wood Writing Table

This painting table is made in the round-posted "scholar's" style favored in the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Legs taper slightly to increase stability. Such tables are an especially fine category of Chinese antiques, made with the best of methods and the finest of materials. Scholar’s tables typically feature large surfaces and a height that is comfortable to work at while standing. These proportions could accommodate large scrolls for documents, calligraphy, and artwork.
Origin | Shanxi, China
Year Made | 18th Century
Material | Elm Wood & Lacquer
Dimensions | 41"W x 20.5"D x 34.25"H
ID | 292027C029
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