Two 'huanghuali' rectangular stools (Deng), Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 黃花梨有束腰羅鍋棖馬蹄足長方凳兩件
Important Chinese Art from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton
Two 'huanghuali' rectangular stools (Deng)
Qing dynasty, 18th century
the frame of standard miter, mortise, and tenon construction, drilled for soft-seat construction, and supported by a pair of transverse braces underneath, the recessed waist above a plain straight apron mortised and tenoned into the square-section legs, joined by humpback stretchers and terminating in well-drawn hoof feet (2)
Height of 20 in., 50.8 cm; Width 21 in., 53.3 cm; Depth 15¾ in., 40 cm
Both Stools with expected consolidation to the joinery. One with one short-side stretcher possibly replaced. The other with a repaired break to the inside leg where joins the apron, the stretcher possibly replaced. Both with expected surface wear, minor repairs, and nicks along the edges consistent with age and use.
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Chinart, New York, 22nd November 2000.