A pair of elm wood hexagonal spindleback armchairs, Qing dynasty, 19th century | 清十九世紀 櫸木六邊形梳背椅一對
A pair of elm wood hexagonal spindleback armchairs
Qing dynasty, 19th century
each with a cushion (4)
Height 32 in., 81.3 cm; Width 21 in., 53.3 cm; Depth 16½ in., 42 cm
One with a repaired break to the joinery where the crestrail joins the back post and another where the arm rail joins the front post. There is consolidation to the joinery of both armchairs overall as well as some splitting to the seat panels and some shrinkage to the joinery. There is wear overall with minor repairs and losses consistent with age and use. It is possible that some of the spindles have been replaced. Please note, that the slender horizontal applied decorative strips along the waist are boxwood.
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