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A PAIR OF BURL-INSET HONGMU ARMCHAIRS
A PAIR OF BURL-INSET HONGMU ARMCHAIRS
A PAIR OF BURL-INSET HONGMU ARMCHAIRS
A PAIR OF BURL-INSET HONGMU ARMCHAIRS
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A PAIR OF BURL-INSET HONGMU ARMCHAIRS

18TH-19TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF BURL-INSET HONGMU ARMCHAIRS
18TH-19TH CENTURY
Each chair has a tripartite back splat, comprising a burl-inset panel and a plain panel with raised beading, and supporting a humpback crest rail and side rails carved as archaistic scrollwork. The wide rectangular seat is above the beaded aprons and spandrels. The legs of rounded square section are joined by a footrest and stepped stretchers.
35 in. (89 cm.) high, 21 ½ in. (54.5 cm.) wide, 17 7/8 in. (45.5 cm.) deep
Provenance
Nelson Grimaldi Seabra (1922-2002) Collection.
Property from the Collection of Nelson Grimaldi Seabra; Christie's New York, 22 October 2003, lot 59 (part).
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