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Details & Cataloguing

Gallison Hall: The James F. Scott Collection

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A group of three Chinese bamboo Brighton Pavilion-style armchairs, Qing dynasty, early 19th century
comprising a single and a pair of similar armchairs each with intricate openwork backrests flanked by downswept arms, above a rattan seat, all raised on slender legs joined by stretchers
height of taller 37 3/4 in., width of wider 20 1/4 in., depth of deeper 18 in.; 95.9 cm, 51.4 cm, 45.7 cm
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Provenance

Sotheby's New York, April 11, 1997, lot 803 (pair chairs)
Christie's London, June 4, 1998, lot 29 (chair) 

Exhibited

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, on loan 1968-1992 (pair chairs) 

Gallison Hall: The James F. Scott Collection

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New York