Small long narrow table of Huanghuali wood with a contracted waist and curvilinear braces

Small long narrow table of Huanghuali wood with a contracted waist and curvilinear braces

 

 

 

Name: Small long narrow table of Huanghuali wood with a contracted waist and curvilinear braces


Age: Ming Dynasty


Length: 81.5cm, width: 33cm, height: 83.5cm


Object Detail:
The long narrow table is made from Huanghuali wood. Under the tabletop there is a contracted waist, outward-curving aprons, and four straight legs with inward-curving horse-hoof feet. There is a curvilinear brace at the inner side of each leg connecting to the inside of the tabletop. It used to be collected by Gustav Ecke, a German scholar, and was donated to Prince Kung’s Palace Museum by his wife Zeng Youhe (known as Betty Ecke) in 2006.

 

Small long narrow table of Huanghuali wood with a contracted waist and curvilinear braces

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