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A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, GUANMAOYI
A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, GUANMAOYI
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A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, GUANMAOYI

17TH-18TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, GUANMAOYI
17TH-18TH CENTURY
Each has a well-carved, protruding crestrail supported on a broad S-shaped splat and curved rear posts which continue to form the rear legs. The curved arms are supported on tapering, curved vertical stiles and curved front posts which continue through the seat frame to form the front legs. The molded seat frame encloses a mat seat, above shaped aprons and spandrels. The legs are joined by stepped stretchers at the sides and a foot rest at the front. The crestrail and arms are mounted with later added metal mounts.
41 ½ in. (105.5 cm.) high, 22 in. (55.9 cm.) wide, 17 3/8 in. (44.2 cm.) deep
Provenance
Acquired from Grace Wu Bruce, Hong Kong, 2 January 1999.
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
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