Chinese lacquer export chair. Sturdy construction and black lacquer. The Chinese chair is patterned after an archaic style with flanges and apron spandrels. It's decorated with red undertone and gilt lacquer in a scrolling lotus motif. The main back splat forms an archaic Hu vase painted with fine details of a classical landscape. The seat is beautifully worn as are the chair rails and arm rests. The underside of the chair has a cross frame for structural support. Beautifully proportioned and comfortable seat. Minor restoration on left side back leg. Minor wear consistent with age. Circa 1910.
Size: 34" height, 23" width, 14.5" depth