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Zitan (purple sandalwood) scholar’s tray China, 18th century Length: 19.8 cm, 7 ¾ inches Depth: 17.5 cm, 6 7/8 inches Height: 1.7 cm, 3/4 inch A zitan (purple sandalwood) scholar’s tray, the rich dark wood with reddish tone, traces of scholar’s ink marks still remaining in one corner, the sides worked separately, also in zitan, having beveled edges and openwork scroll features, the base with four small delicate feet. Provenance: Private English collection


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Zitan (purple sandalwood) scholar’s tray China, 18th century Length: 19.8 cm, 7 ¾ inches Depth: 17.5 cm, 6 7/8 inches Height: 1.7 cm, 3/4 inch A zitan (purple sandalwood) scholar’s tray, the rich dark wood with reddish tone, traces of scholar’s ink marks still remaining in one corner, the sides worked separately, also in zitan, having beveled edges and openwork scroll features, the base with four small delicate feet. Provenance: Private English collection