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Asian Art

Collapsible Bookstand

17th–18th century

Hongmu (Chinese Rosewood) with brass mounts, the top rail ends carved as dragon heads and scrolling clouds

18 3/4 × 18 7/8 in. (47.6 × 47.9 cm)
Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth in memory of his mother
1991.94.1
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644) or Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Furniture
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