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Pedestal Desk


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Title

Pedestal Desk

Artist

China, unknown workshop (Chinese)

Date

Qing dynasty

Period

China: Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Medium

huanghuali (yellow flowering pear) wood with brass fittings

Dimensions (H x W x D)

32 1/2 in x 47 in x 25 1/4 in

Inscriptions & Markings

signature/maker's mark: Maker:

Collection Area

Asian Art

Category

Furnishings

Object Type

desk

Culture

Chinese

Credit Line

Museum Purchase: Funds provided by the Autzen Foundation; Ikebana International, Portland Chapter; the Asian Art Council; and the Oriental Art Purchase Fund

Accession Number

76.25

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

brass

desks

furnishings

furniture

pear

Qing

wood

Location

Belluschi Building

Ayer Wing

1st Floor

Goodman Gallery

Description

The "cracked ice" pattern in the footrest for this desk was a popular pattern during the Qing dynasty.

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