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    Sale 11928

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art part I

    17 - 18 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1307

    A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'SOUTHERN OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, NANGUANMAOYI

    17TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'SOUTHERN OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, NANGUANMAOYI
    17TH CENTURY
    Each has a curved crest rail supported on curved rear posts and an S-shaped back splat. The arm rails are supported on slender standing stiles that terminate in the front posts above the mat seat, and beaded, cusped aprons and spandrels. The whole is raised on legs of round section joined by a foot rest in the front and stepped stretchers at the sides and back.
    41 in. (104.1 cm.) high, 22 ½ in. (57.2 cm.) wide, 20 ½ in. (52 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, mid-1990's.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN COLLECTOR