A Carved Japanese Writing Desk and Chair

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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.
Details
Place of Origin
Japan
Date of Manufacture
Meiji Period, early 20th century
Period
Early 20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Carved
Wood
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
55 in. H x 47.5 in. W x 27 in. D
140 cm H x 121 cm W x 69 cm D
Dealer Location
Austin, TX
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
U101213894780
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1stdibs seller since 2010
Located in Austin, TX

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