A cinnabar lacquer table inlaid with Jade
Qianlong period, 1736-1795, China
清乾隆 1736-1795 中國
Height: 86 cm, 33.9 inches
The cinnabar table is carved in high-relief, and is a superb example of Qing taste in elaborately decorated furniture. Its top is incised in a wan diaper ground, through to a black layer beneath, and this design is framed by a narrow key-fret border.