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Lot 0266
A pair of Chinese barrel-shaped rosewood stools with burl wood tops; from the 19th century.

Dimensions are: 19 inches tall X 15 inches wide. All measurements are approximate.

Condition: The stools have minor cracks due to dryness and some swelling of the wood.

Provenance: From a collector in Washington D.C. Her father in law (Nelson T Johnson) was sent to China by the US State Department in 1906 and was a US ambassador to the Republic of China from 1935 to 1941. After he left China he became an ambassador to Australia. In 1946 he became the head of the Asian Department in the US State Department. The woman's husband was also born in the Marine hospital in Peking in 1933.

High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/aGQDWpX5f9c/

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$500.00

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  • 28%

Pair of Rosewood Stools w/ Burl Wood, 19th Century

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