A chair of this type is illustrated by R. H. Ellsworth, Chinese Furniture: Hardwood Examples of the Ming and Early Ch'ing Dynasties, New York, 1971, p. 114, pl. 6, as well as a pair formerly in the Collection of Professor Günther Huwer and illustrated by G. Ecke, Chinese Domestic Furniture, pl. 83. Compare also a pair of continuous yoke-back armchairs, with a less pronounced yoke, illustrated R. H. Ellsworth et al., Chinese Furniture: One Hundred Examples from the Mimi and Raymond Hung Collection, New York, 1996, no. 65, and another pair of continuous yoke-back armchairs in the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and illustrated in R. D. Jacobsen and N. Grindley, Classical Chinese Furniture, Minneapolis, 1999, no. 9.
Compare a single chair, sold in these rooms, 21 September 1995, lot 550.