Chairs
Item #: A2-7
Name: Pair of Lamp-hanger Chairs
明早期一对灯挂椅, 苏工圆腿,文气做工
Circa: Early Ming Dynasty (Early 15th Century)
Wood: Cypress, very durable, moisture and insect resistant
Region: Jiangsu, China
Dimensions: 19.1”Wx16.4”Dx39.8”H (from floor to seat: 18.7”H)
Condition: Excellent, museum quality, typical Suzhou craftsmanship
Guarantee: 100% authentic original antique, one-of-a-kind
Surface care: Wax
Price: $4999
 (Refer to auction price in Nanjing, China 1/12/2008)

Description:
灯挂椅其造型好似南方挂在灶壁上用以承托油灯灯盏的竹制灯挂而得名。灯挂椅是明代最为普及的椅子样式。
The pair of Ming chairs with Two-Protruding-Head sides like lamp hangers are very popular in Ming
dynasty. The protruding crestrail curves slightly upward at either end and is flattened at its center, where it
meets the splat and where the neck of the sitter would rest. The rear stiles are not straight but curve gently
backward toward the crestrail...
Item #: A1-2
Name: Pair of Fauteuil With Open Carved Backrest
一对太师椅
Circa: Mid-Qing Dynasty (Mid 18th Century)
Wood: Aged Jumu /Southern Elm, durable
Region: Jiangsu, China
Dimensions: 22.2” W x 17.4”Dx37.4”H (from floor to seat: 20.2” H)
Condition: Excellent, except that the dowel is little loose between two massive boards.
Guarantee: 100% authentic antique, one-of-a-kind
Price: $2888
 (Refer to #11& #23 auction price in Nanjing, China 1/12/2008)

Description:
太师椅大师椅体态宽大,靠背与扶手连成一片,形成一个三扇、五扇或多扇的围屏。两侧背板及扶手,都是透
雕拐子纹,线条粗壮。座面宽大,下有束腰,束腰上有炮仗洞的绦环板。腿下有四面低枨,四只方墩形足
A pair of chairs is deep open carved on the backrest and arms made of very thick aged southern elm. It is
difficult to find such a massive wood. Both chairs have a slight gap in the middle of transom made of two
piece massive Jumu wood because the dowel gradually got loose over 250 years...
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Item #: A3-5
Name: Pair of Scholar Screen Chairs
学士屏背椅
Circa: Late Qing Dynasty (Late 19th Century)
Wood: Aged Jumu/Southern Elm, durable
Region: Jiangsu, China
Dimensions: 21.8”Wx16.4”Dx37.1”H ( from floor to seat: 20”H)
Condition: Good, one marble is missing, Suzhou craftsmanship
Guarantee: 100% authentic antique, one-of-a-kind
Price: $1600
SOLD

Description:
The screen chair is constructed of aged Jumu, Southern elm, with standing teeth at both sides to support
the backrest, fitted with a removable marble inserted behind backrest. Marble with engraved calligraphy
and chop can be seen. There is a crack on the top panel of the chair on the left.
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