A pair of huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi Late Ming – early Qing dynasty | 明末至清初 黃花梨圈椅成對
A pair of huanghuali horseshoe-back armchairs, quanyi
Late Ming – early Qing dynasty
each with a curving crest rail terminating in outscrolled handgrips, supported by a gently curved S-shaped back splat flanked by shaped flanges and carved with a ruyi-shaped cartouche enclosing a pair of chilong, the mat seat set within a moulded frame, the legs joined by a beaded-edged cusped apron and connected to a footrest and stepped stretchers
seat area 60 by 46.7 cm,
overall 69.8 by 46.7 by h. 98 cm
The armchairs are in good overall condition. There is also a repair/replacement to one spandrel below the crestrail and one side apron of both armchairs, one of which with another repair/replacement to the apron below the footrest.
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