A Pair of Chinese Lacquered Elmwood Chairs, Late 19th Century
44 x 19 1/4 x 23 in, 111.8 x 48.9 x 58.4 cm
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Preview at: Heffel Montreal
Private Collection, Montreal
Please note: the dimensions for each chair are 44 x 19 1/4 x 23 inches.
From Shanxi province, this pair of collapsible chairs comes with a black lacquer frame, red lacquer backsplat and a base with a rectangular footrest. These types of chairs are known as hunting or camping chairs, and were used by the upper-class in informal and formal settings while outdoors. It is often a symbol of status for an individual to be seen seated in the open air.
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