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PROPERTY FROM THE MINA MERRILL PRINDLE COLLECTION

A 'HONGMU' 'BATS AND SHOU' ARMCHAIR
LATE QING DYNASTY
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1104

PROPERTY FROM THE MINA MERRILL PRINDLE COLLECTION

A 'HONGMU' 'BATS AND SHOU' ARMCHAIR
LATE QING DYNASTY
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Details & Cataloguing

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A 'HONGMU' 'BATS AND SHOU' ARMCHAIR
LATE QING DYNASTY
the shaped crestrail centered by a well-carved open-winged bat suspending a shou medallion and continuing to the ornate openwork splat comprised of a further, larger shou character, flanked by interlinking 'cash' symbols, terminating in a tassel, the arms supported by further stylized shou characters, the hardwood seat above a scrolling apron with a central beaded niche enclosing fruiting branches
Height 35 1/2  in., 90.2 cm; Width 24 1/2  in., 62.2 cm; Depth 18 1/2  in., 47 cm
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Provenance

Tong Tai Hao, Canton (according to label).
Collection of Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963), Duluth, Minnesota and Pasadena, California.

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