Lot 47: PAIR OF CHINESE CARVED HARDWOOD ARMCHAIRS LATE QING DYNASTY 62cm wide, 98cm highPlatinum House
December 5, 2012
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
PAIR OF CHINESE CARVED HARDWOOD ARMCHAIRS
LATE QING DYNASTY
the shaped backs carved with a mythical beasts and flowering and fruiting urns, the scroll carved open arms above solid seats raised on joined square legs (2)
62cm wide, 98cm high
- chairs have been repolished
- joints are loose making them slightly unstable
- old marks and scratches consistent with age / use
- one or two old minor repairs
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