Mid 19th Century Chinese Carved Elmwood Console Table with Original Finish
A carved elmwood Chinese console table from the mid-19th century with carved volutes and original brown-lacquer finish. This Chinese console table was hand-made with lacquered elm during the mid-19th century and retains its original finish. The rectangular top is flanked by delicate scroll edges on both sides. The legs ingeniously mimic the shape of a rectangular frame while exquisitely carved eye-catching volutes decorate the front. The piece is covered by its original warm brown lacquer finish.
This elmwood console table was probably used in China as an altar, possibly dedicated to the traditional cult of the ancestors. This mid 19th Century Chinese console table would be a perfect item to elegantly showcase a vaiety of decorative items, perhaps placed in a living room, a foyer or hallway.