Chinese Vintage Wood Display Stand

Vintage Chinese Deco Hongmu Wood Display Stand



Descriptive qualities& condition:

Dimension: 18-1/2”t x 4-0”sq.

This elegant blackwood, (hongmu), curio display stand that has an eclectic style of design that combines traditional craft motifs with deep, rich colors and organic shape carving. This stand is exceptionally striking due to its ornately carved apron and beautifully polished finish. This slender and tall display stand has thin legs and  with a simple fashioned stretcher near the base and above the carved feet. Delicate beveling exhibits the Chinese artisanship of this classic piece. This as with other similar display pieces were used to protect and feature cherish objects made of ceramic, porcelain, jade and stone.

Vintage Condition: Very good with slight separation of the fretwork in only one small section, with minimal effects from aging. “As is”, and retains the original craft/workmanship. Any discoloration, chipping, surface wear or structural damage noted. 

NOTE: Today, the art of wood carving is one of the most sought after antiques from China. Incorporating antique forms such as the Amulets has been used since ancient times and used to imply good luck, and often incorporated into wood, jade and stone.