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Early 20th Century Chinese Red Lacquer Official's Chair


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 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".


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    Wear consistent with age and use.
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    H 39.5 in. x W 23.5 in. x D 18.25 in.

    H 100.33 cm x W 59.69 cm x D 46.36 cm

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    Chicago, IL
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