Antique Chinese Arm Chairs (3014)(Pair), High Back, Circa 1800-1849
This style of chair is known as "official's hat chair" because the projections over the rear stiles resemble the knobs on the black hats once worn by high-ranking administrators in Ming Dynasty. These chairs are high back and handcrafted and structured with wooden pegs and tenon structure, which is the very traditional craftsmanship for furniture making in ancient China. Intricate carvings of Chinese calligraphy "Happiness) and "deer under plum tree" design decorate the back splat of the chairs. The front panels underneath the seats are uniquely carved with a lot of details. Made of Elm Wood. Excellent condition. Excellent condition. Original patina and wear. (The photos here show all the sides of the chairs)
Size: W25" x D21" x H45"
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