Pair of Folding Throne Chairs

c. 1850
$12,800 USD SOLD
Dimensions
W: 31.5" D: 33.0" H: 40.5"
Materials
Chicken Wingwood
Collection #
CAW002
Estimated Shipping
$880

Beautifully carved qilin—mythical creatures symbolizing virtue and perfection—appear among the delicate vines on the back splats of these folding chairs. Pairs of similarly designed chairs are featured in Beijing's palace museum. This form is considered by many to be one of the most elegant of all chairs, combining utility with grandeur. The chairs are carved of feathery-grained chicken wing wood, jichimu, prized and beloved by Chinese furniture makers, and now extremely rare.

Additional Dimensions
Seat height: 20.5"

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