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Creator Name: Unknown
Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Chinese
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Name-CRT: Artist unknown
Title: Long table
Creation Start Date: 1580
Creation End Date: 1620
Creation Date: about 1600
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Furniture
Materials and Techniques: huang hua-li
Dimensions: H.33-1/2 x W.84-7/8 x D.18-1/8 in.
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 96.124.2
Credit Line: Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
This is an example of a standard table intended for practical use. Tables utilizing identical construction techniques exist in many sizes and appear in numerous paintings and illustrated books from the Sung dynasty onward. Generally termed a "recessed leg table," its bridle-and-tenon joints, straight aprons, plain spandrels and simple stretchers combine in one of the basic and classic forms of Chinese furniture.
AMICA ID: MIA_.96.124.2
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights:
?The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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