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A HUANGHUALI 'FOUR-CORNER’S EXPOSED’ OFFICIAL’S HAT ARMCHAIRS, SICHUTOUGUANMAOYI
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A HUANGHUALI 'FOUR-CORNER’S EXPOSED’ OFFICIAL’S HAT ARMCHAIRS, SICHUTOUGUANMAOYI

LATE MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY

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A HUANGHUALI 'FOUR-CORNER’S EXPOSED’ OFFICIAL’S HAT ARMCHAIRS, SICHUTOUGUANMAOYI
LATE MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
The shaped toprail terminating in protruding rounded ends are supported on the gently curved upper extensions of the rear legs, the arms continuing in an elegant S-curve above the goose-neck posts with shaped spandrels. The plain well-figured backsplat with a gentle curve, the square soft cane seat set in a mitred frame above a plain apron and supported on round legs joined at the front by a stepped stretcher below the footrest and at the sides and back with round stretchers.
39 in. (99.1 cm.) high, 20 ½ in. (52.1 cm.) wide, 20 in. (50.8 cm.) deep, seat 18 in. (45.7 cm.) high
Provenance
Christie's New York, 21 September 2000, lot 13
The Heveningham Hall Collection
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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, tortoiseshell and crocodile. 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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