19th Century Chinese Platform Daybed with Ruyi Scrolled Feet For Sale
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19th Century Chinese Platform Daybed with Ruyi Scrolled Feet

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This 19th century monumental elmwood daybed from China's Shanxi province features an outward-curving apron with cusped edges and a tightly-woven rattan top. The daybed's abbreviated cabriole legs end in feet bearing auspicious ruyi symbols of prosperity, suggesting the platform is floating on good fortune. Traditionally, a daybed such as this was not only a place to sleep, but also to a pot to drink tea, play a game, or share an intimate moment. Additional dimensions: Table apron to floor: 14".

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  • Place of Origin
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 21.25 in. x W 98.5 in. x D 53 in.H 53.98 cm x W 250.19 cm x D 134.62 cm
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller Reference Number
    RRR081
  • Reference Number
    LU820011764311
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