Antique Chinese Screen-Backed Arm Chair (5414), Circa early of 19th century
This Authentic Antique Chinese Screen-Back Arm Chair is a masterpiece of Qing Dynasty furniture. This chair was called "Seat of Honor" and generally placed in the great hall facing south in high-ranking official's home to symbolize the presence of a man of high rank and talents. The intricate carving of Chinese calligraphy of "double longevity" decorate the back splat of the chair. The back of the chair is crafted into two layers of height and coordinates well with the arms of the chair. The chair is handmade and structured with wooden pegs and tenon structure, which is the very traditional craftsmanship for furniture making in ancient China. The workmanship for making this chair is extraordinary. Circa early of 19th century. Original wear and patina. Made from core of elm wood with beautiful wood grain, the chair is very solid and has been kept in excellent condition.
Size: W22" x D17.25" x H38"
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