Description: Set of 2 Pcs, from Late 19th C. carved rosewood Chinese armchair and stand. The armchair formed of the undulating crest rail above a large pierced splat carved with ruyi scepters centering an inlaid rondel with Shou character. The molded and shaped arms each centering a similar inlaid carving centering a rectangular seat raised on square legs, joined by a box stretcher, the seat rail pierced with ruyi scepters. The whole inlaid with abalone floral sprays. The table stand with flori-form shape top having carved beaded edge inlaid with a reserve of scrimped mother of pearl encompassing foliate vines and surrounded by a conforming foliate design, above a highly carved and pierced sectional apron of interlacing prunus flowering branches, raised on four foliate-formed openwork legs with carvings in high relief joining a leaf-carved under tier and raised on incurvate feet. The wood displays a translucent shimmering surface.
Dimensions: Dimension: (chair): 39"H x 19"D x 26"W ; (only Stand): 32"H x 15"W
Date: Qing Dynasty
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Provenance: PROVENANCE: The items that we have the privilege of marketing for our consignor come with some history, These items are reported to have been purchased from The Revelations Antique shop operated by Kurt Kjellin for more than 40 years. The consignor on numerous business trips to New York would visit the East Village shop to find rare and unique items to add to his personal collection.
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