Chinese Huanghuali Wistless Side Table
With lotus leaf waist. Constructed with LARGE MASSIVE combined Panels and MASSIVE FOUR LEGS. With two-panel top set within the wide rectangular frame with beaded edge, above a narrow waist and plain aprons, the whole supported on thick legs of square section joined by stepped stretchers and terminating in hoof feet. With its elegant construction & simple, refined aesthetic, these types of table tapered cabinets have its own origins in furniture of the Ming Dynasty, the most famous and elegant furniture construction period in China's history. Approx. 34" x 54" x 29.5" D. From a California Professor.