Hutong Bench

c. 1900
$2,680 USD
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Dimensions
W: 117.0" D: 18.25" H: 19.75"
Materials
Northern Elmwood
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
BJG026
Estimated Shipping
$445

This long, narrow bench exemplifies rustic style with its simple design and wonderfully aged surface. Crafted by a Qing-dynasty artisan in China's Shanxi province, the bench would have been used as versatile seating along a hútòng, the meandering walkway linking traditional courtyard homes. The lengthy plank-top surface rests upon simple splayed legs linked by straight stretcher bars. Embracing the notion of “wabi-sabi,” the bench charms with its irregular surface, mottled color, and fascinating array of knots, splits, and nail holes that reveal a century of loving use.

Additional Dimensions:
Seat: 117"W x 12.25"D

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