A jumu bed, Chuang 19th Century

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Lot 8010W
A jumu bed, Chuang
19th Century

US$ 6,000 - 8,000
£ 4,500 - 6,000
A jumu bed, Chuang
19th Century
The rectangular frame housing a hard three-panel seat over a recessed waist and dropped u-shaped apron carved with c-comma embellishments joined to hipped supports, the low railings and shaped back panel plain.
18 x 72 ¼ x 32 1/5in (45.7 x 183.5 x 82.5cm) (十九世紀櫸木床).

Footnotes

  • This chuang is a later hard seat type based upon the Ming dynasty soft seat luohan chuang. See a Ming wood block print illustration of the Jin Pingmei in John Kwang-ming Ang, The Beauty of Huanghuali Furniture. SMC Publishing, Inc., Taipei, 1997, page 60 with accompanying illustration; see also Robert Hatfield Ellsworth. Essence of Style: Chinese Furniture of the Late Ming and Early Qing Dynasties. The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 1998, pages 52-53, no. 12.
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