Eurasia Fine Art Gallery
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1800 item #1340132 (stock #DN1)
EurAsia Fine Art Gallery
This pair of 17th century Huanghuali wood chairs with projecting crest rails supported on the elegantly curved splats and curved back rails which continue to form the rear legs, the cane seats set within a rectangular frame above the plain aprons, with curved side aprons, joined with the stepped stretchers and the foot rest above a stepped spandrels. The surface of the wood is excellent. Condition: an age crack on the back section of the seat near a rail.

Provenance: In 1936 Karl Ivan Seaholm purchased the entire collection of royal household furniture from Mr. William Drummond the official representative for the emperor Pu Yi, in 1960 Mr. Lawrence purchased the collection and sold pieces to the Metropolitan Museum in New York as well as other museums.

Size: 33” (83.8 cm) high, 19-7/8” (50.1 cm) crest rail Seat: 17-1/2" (44.45 cm) high, 19-1/2" (49.53 cm) wide,15-3/4" (40 cm) deep

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1334085 (stock #DMD1)
EurAsia Fine Art Gallery
Of an elegant form and proportions with a slender sweeping crest rail terminating in elegant hook handles above graceful shaped standing stiles, the curved splats with a carved ruyi-shaped medallion, curved apron with stylistically carved scrolled detail above the humpbacked-shaped stretcher mitred and mortise, and tenoned to the legs. Also the color of the finely grained wood makes these chairs elegant. They have a certificate of Guaranty. Age: Late Qing Dynasty, Circa 1880. Size: 38.5 in. (97.79 cm) high, 25.5” (64.77 cm) wide, 17.75 in. (45.08 cm)