19 - 20 September 2013
PROPERTY FROM A CANADIAN COLLECTION
A PAIR OF HUANGHUALI 'FOUR-CORNERS-EXPOSED OFFICIAL'S HAT' ARMCHAIRS, SICHUTOUGUANMAOYI
Each chair has a shaped crest rail with an S-shaped backsplat and curved arm rails, supported on curving vertical stiles, that extend beyond the front posts. Each chair is raised on rounded-square legs with shaped and beaded aprons and cusped spandrels set below a soft mat seat, and joined by stepped stretchers and a plain footrest.
42 3/8 in. (107.8 cm.) high, 21 3/8 in. (54.4 cm.) wide, 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm.) deep (2)
The Collection of Major Marcus Samuel, 3rd Viscount Bearsted (1909-1986), England.
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