The round top rail continuing in a curve to the arms terminating in out swept ends, each arm supported by the hooked upper extension of the front leg suspending a long shaped spandrel, repeated below the brass-sheathed crook attached with short straight braces, joining the leg extension to the upper leg, another straight brass strut formed as a bamboo stem bracing the curving arm on the forward sweep of the leg extension, the C-curved single-piece backs plat divided into three registers, the upper third of the splat flanked by narrow shaped flanges, decorated with dragon & tiger within ruyi shaped cartouche, while the main back splat with open-work carved Kirin within dense of scrolling clouds. A soft woven rope mat seat with a front stretcher carved with confronted snub-nosed chi-dragons, the hinged round-section legs terminating in rectangular base stretchers, the footrest mounted with a central brass plaque of three conjoined lozenges and corner spandrels, raised on a shaped apron and small feet, with brass strap fittings and joint pins.
Measurements: 40" H x 28" W x 20-1/8" D (each)
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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