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Antique Chinese Qing Hongmu Wood Wedding Low Chair

About the Item

A Qing dynasty (1644–1912) Chinese ox blood red lacquered parcel gilt carved Hongmu wood wedding chair. Unusual form featuring a concealed storage drawer and diminutive low chair size. Hand-crafted in China the 19th century, having a carved crest shaped rail, over relief decorated vasiform splat, flanked by turned stiles, rising above a seat with cane panel, atop scalloped apron with secret hidden single drawer storage compartment with hand cut dovetail joinery, resting on box stretcher joined square leg base terminating in traditional Ming style feet. Dimensions: (approx) 29.5" High, 16.5" Wide, 14" Deep Seat height: 16" As warm, rich and attractive as it is useful, having the ideal petite size and proportions for a variety of different uses, including as a one-of-a-kind end table, decorative art stand, provide additional seating as a stool, or simply displayed as a most distinctive antique Asian accent piece! Good original condition with nicely aged patina. Wear consistent with age and indicative of use, including dark worn distressed patina finish with cosmetic cracks and losses to base, nothing that detracts from the aesthetics or functionality but only adds to the antique character, authenticity, sophisticated charm and elegant warmth that can only be acquired over long periods of time.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 29.5 in (74.93 cm)Width: 16.5 in (41.91 cm)Depth: 14 in (35.56 cm)Seat Height: 16 in (40.64 cm)
  • Style:
    Qing (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Cane,Wood,Gilt,Lacquered
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    19th Century
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading. Good original condition with nicely aged patina. Wear consistent with age and indicative of use, including dark worn distressed patina finish with cosmetic cracks and losses to base.
  • Seller Location:
    Forney, TX
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU5977228904432
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