18 March 2015
This lot is offered without a reserve
A HUANGHUALI HORSESHOE-BACK ARMCHAIR, QUANYI
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 17TH-18TH CENTURY
The curved toprail extending beyond the front corner posts and terminating in out-curved hooks above shaped spandrels, the splats carved with a ruyi head-form medallion containing confronted stylized dragons or makara flanked by shaped flanges, the hard mat seats set into the rectangular frame above shaped aprons and spandrels carved with leafy scroll, the legs of rounded section joined by low, stepped stretchers and the footrest above plain aprons on the front and sides
39 in. (99 cm.) high, 26 in. (66 cm.) wide, 20 in. (50.8 cm.) deep
The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1971.
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R. H. Ellsworth, Chinese Furniture: Hardwood Examples of the Ming and Early Ch'ing Dynasties, New York, 1971, p.127, pl. 18.
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