Pair of Yokeback Chairs

c. 1750
$10,800 USD
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Dimensions
W: 24.0" D: 19.0" H: 47.75"
Materials
Northern Elmwood
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
PHA034
Estimated Shipping
$745

In the West, this type of chair is commonly called a "yokeback" chair because its top rail looks like a yoke for an oxe. However, in China, the name translates to "lamp hanger" chair, describing how the form as a whole looks like an ancient oil lamp stand. This pair of armchairs features curved back splats and iron strapping on the arms and crest rails. The smoothly worn and deeply patinated surfaces make this pair some of our very favorites and could only come to be with hundreds of years of use.

Additional Dimensions
Seat height: 21.25"

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“Over the years, I’ve incorporated many pieces from PAGODA RED into my designs. Not only can they balance new furnishings (and often new construction) by feeling more established, but the pieces emanate a sense of rich history, often leaving you wondering where they were in a previous life. These beautiful pieces carefully hand-selected by the team at PAGODA RED, coupled with their unbelievable customer service, make them a must-have for any home.”

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