Property from Various Owners
A pair of rose chairs, meigui yi
Composed of Qing dynasty elements
The horizontal top rail with stove pipe ends framing a pierced back splat with with paired chilong flanking a stylized shou medallion joined to oval shaped arm rests suspending further aprons of paired fu-lions centered on a volute and jewel, the side and back panels on animal whorl brackets joined to a well figured seat frame fitted for a soft seat, over an elegant shaped apron carved with paired chilong centered on a key fret spiral and half lapped to beaded vertical brackets butted to oval supports, boxed stretchers.
35 1/2in (90cm) high