Oriental antique furniture - contemporary art, lighting and ceramics

Oriental antique furniture - contemporary art, lighting and ceramics

Three drawer low table with wave form carving

Origin: Shanxi province

19th century

  • walnut
  • 1020mm wide x 540mm deep x 525mm high

A feature of this table is that it's made from walnut. A slow growing tree that produces a smooth grain the timber was highly valued by Chinese cabinetmakers and only those with years of experience were permitted to work with it. 

This table is of a size that makes it practical in the lounge room or the bedroom. Maximum storage capacity is available with three generous sized drawers. The table is very attractive with wave form carved spandrels.