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PROPERTY FROM THE MINA MERRILL PRINDLE COLLECTION

A 'HONGMU' 'RUYI' ARMCHAIR
LATE QING DYNASTY
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1103

PROPERTY FROM THE MINA MERRILL PRINDLE COLLECTION

A 'HONGMU' 'RUYI' ARMCHAIR
LATE QING DYNASTY
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Details & Cataloguing

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A 'HONGMU' 'RUYI' ARMCHAIR
LATE QING DYNASTY
the curvilinear crestrail continuing to form square-section back posts, centered by a richly carved peach-form splat with ruyi heads, the arms with angular scroll struts, the hardwood seat over a shaped apron carved with ruyi heads in low relief, the legs terminating in angular scroll feet joined by stretchers
Height 38 3/4  in., 98.4 cm; Width 24 1/2  in., 62.2 cm; Depth 18 1/2  in., 47 cm
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Provenance

Victor Marsh Inc., Pasadena, California, 1917.
Collection of Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963), Duluth, Minnesota and Pasadena, California.

Catalogue Note

A closely related armchair is illustrated in Selected Chinese Classic Furniture at the Prince Gong's Palace, Beijing, 2008, pl. 126.

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