A Whimsical Victorian Chinoiserie-Decorated Center Table
Mid-19th century and later
Dia.: 41" Height: 29.5"
Inventory Number 8495-519
The dodecagonal top depicting an elaborate landscape of fanciful chinoiserie figures in front of a pagoda within an enclosure below a procession of dignitaries and devotees in front of a palace/temple with a mountain and waterscape with boats in the background, all within a lobed floral border and tilting above a faceted standard with three painted chinoiserie figures seated on cushions; the tripartite plinth on stylized paw feet. The top 19th century.