A pair of huanghuali horseshoe back chairs 17th/18th century

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Lot 8253W
A pair of huanghuali horseshoe back chairs
17th/18th century

Sold for US$ 185,000 inc. premium
A pair of huanghuali horseshoe back chairs
17th/18th century
The five-section curved toprail tenoned into an elaborate S-shaped splat carved with two panels showing a single vase incorporated into a ruyi head above a landscape montage of a flowering plum issuing from stylized rockwork near a potted lingzhi branch, the upper section framed by beaded brackets repeated under the back splat which is tenoned into the hard seat once pierced for caning and now fitted with a woven mat, the arm rests supported by back posts run through the seat to form the hind legs, a central curved short post and a continuous front rail, the seat butted to a humpback apron joined by vertical posts over box stretchers.
38 1/2in (97.8cm) high
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A pair of huanghuali horseshoe back chairs 17th/18th century
A pair of huanghuali horseshoe back chairs 17th/18th century
A pair of huanghuali horseshoe back chairs 17th/18th century
A pair of huanghuali horseshoe back chairs 17th/18th century
A pair of huanghuali horseshoe back chairs 17th/18th century
A pair of huanghuali horseshoe back chairs 17th/18th century
A pair of huanghuali horseshoe back chairs 17th/18th century
A pair of huanghuali horseshoe back chairs 17th/18th century
A pair of huanghuali horseshoe back chairs 17th/18th century
A pair of huanghuali horseshoe back chairs 17th/18th century
A pair of huanghuali horseshoe back chairs 17th/18th century
A pair of huanghuali horseshoe back chairs 17th/18th century
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