A hardwood armchair 19th or 20th century
Lot 208W
A hardwood armchair 19th or 20th century
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,400 - 5,000
Lot Details
A hardwood armchair
19th or 20th century
The central splat with a rectangular cartouche carved in shallow relief with a central stylised lotus encircled by archaistic curvilinear motifs, above a further rectangular cartouche left plain; the apron with a lingzhi head above the straight legs. 89cm (35in) high


  • Provenance: purchased by Lady Enid de Chair in China in June 1930 from a warehouse in Shanghai, whilst travelling back to the UK with her husband Admiral Sir Dudley de Chair, who had been serving as Governor of New South Wales.
  1. James Hammond
    Specialist - Chinese Works of Art
    Montpelier Street
    London, SW7 1HH
    United Kingdom
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