The Property of a Gentleman
A huanghuali and huamu 'Southern Official's Hat' armchair
The stepped top rail supported on rear posts of square section, the curved ladder-shaped splat framing two huamu inset panels above an inset apron, flanked by the curved S-shaped arm rails supported on the S-shaped front posts, above the generously proportioned rectangular frame enclosing a caned seat, the legs framing shaped aprons and joined by stretchers and a footrest.
95.2cm (37½in) high; 58cm (22⅞in) wide; 44.3cm (17⅛in) deep
- Please note that this lot was acquired in Shanghai in June 1930, and not as stated in the catalogue.