Shandong Southern Official Chairs

Shandong Southern Official Chairs

£525.00
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Greengates, United Kingdom
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Less than one week
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About this item

This lovely pair of armchairs are in the 'Southern Official' style and are from Shandong province in north eastern China. The thick, rounded frames are quite typical of furniture from this region.

Beautifully made from elm wood with a reddish brown original lacquer that has now worn to reveal the wood beneath with its distinctive wide patterned grain. This type of chair, where the top rail meets the ends of the side posts rather than protruding further and the ends of the arms join directly to supporting stiles, developed from the earlier 'official's hat' chair and has a more fluid style.

Carved relief depicting the 'ruyi' symbol can be found on each of the curved backrests.

Although these were not originally produced as a pair, the chairs are very similar and work perfectly together.

Sold as a pair, the price shown is for the two chairs.

Dimensions

W55.0 x H90.0 x D42.0 cm

Condition

Used

Wear condition

Good

Date of manufacture

1900s

Place of origin

China

Period

Early 20th Century

Seller

VAT status

Seller is VAT registered

SKU

52258916
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