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

17TH/18TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI SOUTHERN OFFICIAL'S HAT ARMCHAIRS, NANGUANMAOYI
17TH/18TH CENTURY
Each with a straight toprail of round section continuing to straight corner posts, above the rectangular frame with soft mat seat, the backsplat plain, the straight, rounded armrests continuing to the front corner posts and supported on straight slim stiles, the front and sides with plain beaded aprons, the round legs joined by stepped stretchers and with a shaped footrest above a plain apron
44 in. (111.8 cm.) high, 23 1/8 in. (58.7 cm.) wide, 17 5/8 in. (44.8 cm.) deep (2)

Lot Essay

A very similar pair of huanghuali southern official's hat armchairs, also dated to the 17th or 18th century, was sold in these rooms, The Gangolf Geis Collection of Fine Chinese Furniture, 18 September 2003, lot 26.
See, also, a pair of 17th or 18th century continuous yoke-back armchairs illustrated in Nicholas Grindley, exhibition catalogue, London, November 2000, no. 11.

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