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PROPERTY FROM A NORTH CAROLINA PRIVATE COLLECTION

A 'HUANGHUALI' HORSESHOE-BACK ARMCHAIR (QUANYI)
QING DYNASTY, 17TH / 18TH CENTURY
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PROPERTY FROM A NORTH CAROLINA PRIVATE COLLECTION

A 'HUANGHUALI' HORSESHOE-BACK ARMCHAIR (QUANYI)
QING DYNASTY, 17TH / 18TH CENTURY
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A 'HUANGHUALI' HORSESHOE-BACK ARMCHAIR (QUANYI)
QING DYNASTY, 17TH / 18TH CENTURY
the curved five-segment toprail extending beyond the front corner posts and terminating in outscrolled handgrips above shaped spandrels, the sinuous S-form central splat flanked by beaded and shaped flanges and carved with a ruyi head-form medallion enclosing archaistic confronting chilong, the hard-mat seat supported underneath by two transverse stretchers, set into the rectangular molded edge frame tapering with a central groove and beaded edge, all above vigorously shaped and beaded spandreled aprons carved on the front with elegantly intertwining foliage, the legs of rounded section joined by stepped stretchers above plain aprons
Height 35 3/4  in., 90.8 cm; Width 25 in., 63.5 cm; Depth 19 3/8  in., 49.2 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Scott Emerson (c. 1905-?), Winea Plantation, Georgetown, South Carolina.
Acquired from the above in 1981, and thence by descent.

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