A pair of southern official's hat armchairs
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Furniture: Pre 1920: item # 1167853
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Mid Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Height: 40 inches
Width: 24.5 inches
Depth: 21 inches
A pair of elm wood chairs of classical form with short curved backs and wood seats. The back splat is carved with two confronting dragon motifs in a central medallion, the lower splat with a cusped outline. Each front apron shares a identically carved deep and elaborate cusped outline, the side spandrels plain with no design. Each chair supported with double stretchers and a wide footrest.
Wood: Northern Elm (Yumu)
Condition: In excellent condition with some wear, consistent with the age of the chair.