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Lot 0435
18th/19th C. RARE CHINESE ZITAN WAISTED DAYBED, TA
The well-proportioned bed has a narrow waist, which supports a sturdy rectangular frame enclosing the hard mat bed. Raised on sturdy, slightly inward curving legs of square section, connected by shaped, beaded apron. The Zitan bed characterized by ruyi motif open-works pierced back splat and armrest galleries. The use of the daybed was manifold - during the day, it served as a sitting platform; at night a bed. Due to its simple design and light weight, the daybed was a versatile piece of furniture, easily suited for both indoor and outdoor purposes. Woodblock prints dating from the Ming dynasty often show scholars or ladies relaxing on daybeds in garden settings or along riverbanks.


Dimensions: 30" H x 79-1/2" L x 40" D

Condition

Over all in EXCELLENT condition. Some stress of wear. Natural wood imperfection, wood joint mark, minor scratches and dents. Normal consider ages and wears.
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The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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18/19TH C RARE CHINESE ZITAN WAISTED DAYBED, TA

Auction ended on Sun, Jan 28, 2018
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