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Pair Of Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty Carved Hardwood Hall Or Side Chairs.

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Sold by: M Lees and Sons


Pair of late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood hall or side chairs.
Smart pair of solid-seated chairs with panelled carved roundel backs raised on shaped cabriole-type legs , joined with stretchers . The circular inset backs decorated in carved relief with auspicious birds and prunus or cherry blossom on a rocky outcrop., each in opposing / mirrored aspect . The removable circular panels held by brass fittings to their edges.
The shapely open frames with carved scrolls , leaf and phoenix birds-head decoration . The seats with inset panels with chamfered edges , the fronts with a serpentine outline and shaped friezes below.
Superb heavy quality 'hongmu' timber which has achieved a deep rich colour and patina.
In excellent strong, original condition with no damage or repairs .
H (full/back) 39"
H (seat) 18"
W 18"
D 16"
China c.1880
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Internal Ref: ML 1907


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Height = 100 cm (39.4")
Width = 46 cm (18.1")
Depth = 41 cm (16.1")

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M Lees and Sons
Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
United Kingdom

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