Red Lacquer Altar Table

c. 1850
$5,280 USD
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W: 58.5" D: 11.0" H: 32.5"
Northern Elmwood
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This 19th-century altar table from northern China has a minimal form cloaked in layer upon layer of brilliant red lacquer. Tinted red with the addition of cinnabar, lacquer enhances with glossy color and protects the wood beneath from water and heat damage. This narrow altar has a rectangular table top and four straight legs linked by bottom stretchers. Subtly curved edges create a ribbon effect, reminiscent of an unfurling scroll. We love how the opaque, bright red finish accentuates this table's clean lines and streamlined form.

Additional Dimensions:
Table apron to floor: 31.25"

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