A Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Huanghuali Tray Table, 19th Century
19世紀 黃花梨嵌螺鈿托盤 (桌台後配)
Very finely inlaid in concentric floral motifs, with a blooming branch of peonies surrounded by fluttering butterflies at the centre, encircled by a scrolling lotus band, and further by floral sprays amidst butterflies and auspicious symbols, with a scrolling lotus band to the edge of the table, and further bordered by equidistant floral sprays at the table’s outermost raised edge
height 19.1" — 48.4 cm.
made into a table by the current owner in the 1980s
Department: Asian Art