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Chinese Red Lacquer Official's Chair, c. 1900

About the Item

The defining characteristic of a Chinese Officials Chair is the way that the back crest rail turns continuously into the back posts. Our artisans lacquered this bold, late 19th century example from Northern China a big red, the color believed to bestow a home with blessings of prosperity and wealth. Additional Dimensions: Seat Height: 20.5".
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 39.5 in (100.33 cm)Width: 23.5 in (59.69 cm)Depth: 18.25 in (46.36 cm)Seat Height: 20.5 in (52.07 cm)
  • Style:
    Qing (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1900
  • Condition:
    Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: PPP0621stDibs: LU820010452271
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