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A 'HONGMU' 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' FOLDING ARMCHAIR
19TH / 20TH CENTURY
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A 'HONGMU' 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' FOLDING ARMCHAIR
19TH / 20TH CENTURY
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A 'HONGMU' 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' FOLDING ARMCHAIR
19TH / 20TH CENTURY
well-carved, the lobed and arched U-form crestrail terminating in bold dragon-head handgrips, the rectangular splat with a writhing dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amid flame wisps on a ground of stylized waves, set to either side with flanges of scrolling clouds and peaks, with further cloud swirls forming the back posts, the characteristic X-frame legs joined by a stretcher of confronting phoenix, plain stretchers and a foot rest
Height 43 in., 109.2 cm; Width 28 in., 71.1 cm; Depth 28 in., 71.1 cm
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