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18/19th Century Antique Pair of Chinese Qing Dynasty Zitan Southern Official's Hat Armchairs.
Each beautifully proportioned with narrow crest rail supported on slender, gracefully tapered and curved rear posts. S-shaped splat adorned with relief of PiXiu medallion, above the hard mat seat set within the beaded frame with rounded edges, the elegantly curved, slender arm rails supported on vertical posts and terminating in widely out swept front rails. All above scalloped aprons and spandrels, the whole supported on legs of rounded-square section joined by stepped stretchers and the footrest above a plain apron. The Zitan wood display smooth lustrous dense hardwood with dark purple-brown hues patina and feathery fine grain.

Dimensions: 47-1/2" H x 26" W x 18-3/4" D (Each)


Excellent condition, with normal anomalies in nature, natural wood imperfection, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dent. Normal consider ages and wears.
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Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Feb 15, 2020
Starting Price $1,000
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