Description: both composed of wood, standing on four short carved feet, the interiors painted with a central medallion featuring a seated scholar within a lobed frame of flowers and birds, slightly everted tall edges
Dimensions: each: 131 by 74 by 15.5cm.
Condition Report: Both in general good condition, one of slightly lighter tone, both with some nicks and light surface craquelure to paint, minor areas of retouching, one with two sections of feet replaced with modern wood, as viewed.
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