Pair of Rose Chairs

c. 1850
$6,880 USD
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Dimensions
W: 22.25" D: 17.0" H: 37.25"
Materials
Walnut
Lacquer
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
BJA111
Estimated Shipping
$595

For many years, rose chairs were thought to have been exclusively used by women due to their floral name. However, they were a universal form of seating, typically used for writing due to their low back and small frame. This pair of 19th-century walnut rose chairs were constructed in China's Shanxi province using traditional mortise and tenon joinery techniques to continuously join the top rail, sides, and legs. Cloaked in a layer of rich lacquer, the pair has an inimitable level of warmth and softness only achieved from over a century of use.

Additional Dimensions:
Seat Height: 21"

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