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".
- Of the Period
- Place of origin
- Date of manufacture1900
- Materials and techniques
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
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
- Seller locationChicago, IL
- Seller reference numberPPP062
- Reference numberLU820010452271
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