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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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    H 55 in. x W 47.5 in. x D 27 in.

    H 139.7 cm x W 120.65 cm x D 68.58 cm

  • Seller location
    Austin, TX
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
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