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Antique Black Lacquer Console Table with Carved Details from China, circa 1800s
Antique Black Lacquer Console Table with Carved Details from China, circa 1800s Dark Carved Altar Table Dark Carved Altar Table Dark Carved Altar Table Dark Carved Altar Table Dark Carved Altar Table Dark Carved Altar Table

Antique Black Lacquer Console Table with Carved Details from China, circa 1800s

$7,500

Dimensions W: 88.5"  |  D: 16.5"  |  H: 35.5"
Age 19th century
Origin china
Model YN3291
Description

A black lacquered Chinese console table from the 19th century. This console table originally an altar table features black lacquer and a variety of carved details. This large console table showcases an elegant shape with rounded edges on the sides of its top. Carved foliage panels strengthen the joint that links the legs and the top together. Each side features an openwork panel with scroll motif. The whole table is covered with a black lacquer. This kind of table was used in China to display vessels during ancestor cult ceremonies.

 

This 19th century black lacquer Chinese console table (altar table) with carved details would be an exotic and elegant item in most homes, perhaps in a living room to exhibit pictures or decorative items or in a entryway with a long white cotton pillow.