A Northern Chinese bench from the late Qing dynasty.
- Made from northern Elm using mortise-and-tenon joinery, it has a quite deep framed seat with a floating panel interior and is raised on splayed round legs reinforced by simple spandrels.
- Original rubbed oxblood patina.
Areas of expected wear to legs and seat commensurate with age and use.
Height: 23 inches / 58.42 cm
Width: 78.25 inches / 198.75 cm
Depth: 22.5 inches / 57.15 cm
Asian Decorative Arts, Modern Style