Chinese hardwood games table, envelope form, consisting of a heavily carved swivel top depicting dragons amongst ruyi clouds. Each side with one functional drawer having foliate and cherry blossom carving above a dragon and foliate carved frieze. All over curved and heavily carved foliate and ruyi cloud legs with dragon mask carved knees. The carved top opens to reveal a lacquered gaming surface. 32 3/4" H X 23 3/4" W X 24" D (unopened top). 33 3/4" W x 34" D (with top fully extended). Late 19th century. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Some minor abrasions. Top with some age cracks to wood, primarily to joints. Very minor losses around hinges to one side.
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