interesting and decorative late c19thearly c20th chinese export carved hardwood music stool or seat of western influenced design

Interesting and decorative late C19th/early C20th Chinese export carved hardwood music stool or seat of Western influenced design .


Price

£475

Item Ref

ML 1903

Description

Interesting and decorative late C19th/early C20th Chinese export hardwood music stool or seat , of Western influenced design.
Smart 'huali' double-ended seat or stool with strong Western design influenced shape and lyre-shaped splats . Though showing Western form , the stool has characteristic Chinese vine and grape carving to the frame and similar typical Chinese style carving incorporated into the carved twin lyre-form splats .
Well-figured panelled seat , the whole raised on square-section tapering legs with a Chinese design foot . The edges of the shaped uprights with trailing carving. The tops of the raised ends united with turned Western-style bars resonant of early C19th English chair backs .
A stylish and decorative stool obviously made for export to Europe and the West , which interprets European design whilst manufactured in Chinese format , construction and materials, and combines inspiration from both the design cultures of East and West .
H (full) 25"
H (seat) 16"
W 20"
D 15"
China c.1900
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
www.leesantiquesworcester.com.
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 1903


Dimensions

Height = 64 cm (25")
Width = 50 cm (20")
Depth = 38 cm (15")



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