Chinese Provincial Roundback Chair

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In ancient China people sat, slept, and ate on floor mats. Elevated seating began later and was often influenced by foreign furniture. These 19th century chairs have a distinctively Chinese aesthetic: clean lines, slightly upturned arms, wider proportions, and the shou character (which means longevity) carved in the center. This Provincial, roundback chair was carved out of willow in Northern China over 150 years ago.

 

Details

  • Of the Period
    Qing
  • Place of Origin
    China
  • Date of Manufacture
    1850
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    36 in. H x 24.75 in. W x 26.75 in. D
    91 cm H x 63 cm W x 68 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU82008754343
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