Teak table from the Chinese restaurant Yuen Faung Low

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Titles Teak table from the Chinese restaurant Yuen Faung Low (John's Place)
Description Square probably teak table has ornate floral and bird mother-of-pearl marquetry on its legs, apron and the frame around the off-white marble slab top. The square columnar legs terminate in block feet; the apron features some some Chinese ideograms in its inlay. The underside of table and the interior of the legs have chalk inscriptions of what appear to be Roman numerals and Chinese ideograms. Table was used at Yuen Faung Low [or "John's Place"] in Minneapolis, Minn., between 1945 and 1960. See also postcard photograph 1993.7.5 of the restaurant interior.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 35 inches height
37 inches width
37 inches depth
Nomenclature table (support furniture)
Materials wood (plant material)
mother of pearl
Subjects Used by: Yuen Faung Low Restaurant
Used in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Chinese Americans--Minnesota--Minneapolis.
Trade & Industry. Commerce. Hotel, Bar. & Restaurant Keeping & Institutional Services
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1903 - Not later than 1967
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1993.7.6 (Accession Number)

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