magnificent late c19th chinese qing dynasty carved hardwood armchair

Magnificent late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood armchair.


| $2,383 USD | €1,948 EUR

Item Ref

ML 2102


Magnificent late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood armchair.
Impressive carved and pierced ‘hongmu’ or rosewood , high-backed armchair with profuse detail and mythical dragon motifs . The central shaped and panelled back with a full coiled dragon with the head carved to the centre and further coiled dragons amongst clouds to the cresting rail .
The arms formed as dragons with scale detail bodies and the heads and mouths grasping the ‘Pearl of wisdom’ . The frieze to the front and sided with heavily carved and pierced detail, the feet with claw and ball terminals. The knees of the shaped cabriole type legs with carved masks and further heavily carved details.
The seat of shaped and panelled form with a serpentine front . The base of the chair with rounded profile stretchers uniting the legs .
A highly decorative Chinese carved hardwood armchair of exhibition quality, in excellent original condition with a rich colour and patina.
H (back ) 40”
H (seat). 16”
W 26”
D 22”
China c. 1890
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Internal Ref: ML 2102


Height = 100 cm (40")
Width = 65 cm (26")
Depth = 55 cm (22")

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