A cinnabar lacquer table inlaid with Jade

朱漆嵌玉桌

Qianlong period, 1736-1795, China

清乾隆 1736-1795 中國

Height: 86 cm, 33.9 inches

高86釐米

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.

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