A Carved Japanese Writing Desk and Chair

A heavily and well carved Japanese export desk and chair.



The desk features two drawers with dragon head pulls, a dragon head apron, and dragon-form legs.



The detachable hutch has a letter and file organizer, two enclosed compartments with iris decorations and one small drawer with a dragon head pull, all surmounted by a pair of lively writhing dragons.



The matching chair has iris-form legs, a carved phoenix back, and is topped with further splays of irises.
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Lotus Gallery
1009 West 6th Street Austin, TX 78703 United States (512) 710-0036
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A Carved Japanese Writing Desk and Chair

PLACE OF ORIGIN: Japan
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: Meiji Period, early 20th century
PERIOD: Early 20th Century
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Carved, Wood
CONDITION: Excellent
HEIGHT: 55 in. (140 cm)
WIDTH: 47.5 in. (121 cm)
DEPTH: 27 in. (69 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Austin, TX
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 2
REFERENCE NUMBER: U101213894780
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