• #15417 A Set of Four Antique Side Chairs Inlaid with Old Marble Made of Rare Ji-Chi-Mu Hardwood

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    A set of four antique side chairs inlaid with old marble made of rare Ji-Chi-Mu hardwood (Chicken-feather-wood) from the mid Qing period (early 1800's) in original finish; minor repairs.

  • #15471 Rare Pair of 18-19th Century Carved Ju Wood Smaller Chairs

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    4000.00

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    15471 This is a pair of handsome antique small size Ju wood side chairs in Nan-Guan-Mao style with replaced Old Rattan Seat that has been converted to "hard seat" from "soft seat". A soft- seat is often seen on older chairs, benched, and beds with a construction underneath the seat that is woven in coco- fiber and threaded in between holes on a wooden frame without solid panel in the frame where above a woven rattan seat is placed on top of the threaded coco- fiber. Thus, a soft and flexible surface is created that is good for the spine when one sits on it. The coco- fiber holds strong weight. However, after being used for years, we often found both the coco- fiber and the bamboo rattan were broken and needed to be replaced. Chinese furniture often were created in pair rather than singular ones. It represents a culture that prizes unity in companionship. A pair of furniture pieces often are sought after and prized more than two singular ones. This pair of chairs are probably from the mid- Qing period. Dimensions (each chair): 16"w x 13 1/2"d x 32"h

  • #15304 Rare 18-19th Century Carved Nan-Guan-Mao Arm Chair with Rattan Seat

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    4800.00

    3400.00

    A beautiful and rare antique 18-19th century carved Nan-Guan-Mao style armchair with a rattan seat, with original black lacquer and carvings in organic color pigment. Although this chair was constructed with a "soft seat", it has been replaced with an old rattan sheet on a wooden board after the rattan was worn. A "soft seat" is one constructed with an empty wooden frame without a solid wooden board inside the frame, with threads made of coco fiber woven in between the frame underneath the woven bamboo rattan. A "soft seat" offers one additional comfort when sitting on it and is mostly seen on older chairs or beds from the mid Qing Dynasty and earlier. It is a very thoughtful invention to the human's body and is an unique art form of its own. Older furniture pieces constructed with an original "soft seat" with the original old woven rattan are extremely rare. The name of "Nan-Guan-Mao means the shape of a southern court official's hat as it refers to the shape of the back rest and the arm rests of the chair.

  • #JB001 A Pair of Qing Dynasty Hardwood Side Chairs with Old Marble Inlay

    Chair Chinese Furiture ...

    6000.00

    3500.00

    A Pair of Qing Dynasty antique Chinese side chairs made of exotic hardwood and inlaid with old marble on the back rest. In good condition. Dimensions: 39"H x 20.75"W x 16.5"D (each)

  • #15080 Large Antique Chinese Lounge Chair

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    4800.00

    3800.00

    Large antique Chinese lounge chair with old bamboo strips and cup holder on the arms; some replacements Dimensions: 40"l x 26.5"w x 27.5"h

  • #14697 Antique Foldable Moon Viewing Chair with Leather Seat

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    Antique foldable moon viewing chair with leather seat. Dimensions: 19 1/2"w x 37"d x 35"h

  • #14912 One Pair of Smaller Size Antique Ju Wood Nan-Guan-Mao Side Chair

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    Shown is one of a pair of smaller size good antique Ju wood Nan-Guan-Mao style side chair with carved single-splat back rest and replaced old rattan seat that originally was a soft seat. As is. 18-19th century. Dimensions: 16 1/8"w x 13 5/8"d x 32 1/4"h

  • #14873 A Good Antique Smaller Size Nan-Guan-Mao Style Carved Armchair

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    This particular chair has a rare and wonderful original "soft-seat" rattan seat- The seat is structured not only with rattan, but that it has a space in between the rattan and the wood underneath, so that it creates a very comfortable seating experience to human body when used. Only older Chinese chair would have this feature. One that has the original construction like this one with an original old woven rattan, rather than being replaced with new and reproduced rattan directly over the wood, is extremely rare because most of the chairs with old rattan seat more likely had been replaced with newer rattan as the old rattan got torn or rotted. Because of the lacquer coating, we are not able to tell what kind of wood it is made of, but it appears to be a fairly dense wood. This chair also has very nice original old lacquer with good patina. Minor loss on the rattan. Dimensions: 19 1/2"w x 15"d x 31"h

  • #14872 A set of 4 rare two-protruding-head style chairs

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    6500.00

    4000.00

    A set of 4 rare two-protruding-head style chairs with low and wider seat. FP Dimensions: 20"w x 15"d x 28"h

  • #12766 17-18th Century Style Antique Re-Painted Bride's Chair

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    950.00

    520.00

    Rare 17-18th century style antique bride's chair with two-patruding-head style back rest with a replaced soft seat with old woven bamboo; repainted in black. Dimensions: 16 3/4"w x 13 5/8"d x 32 3/8"h

  • #4897 Rare Pair of Antique Armchairs with Tibetan Symbol

    Chair Chinese Furiture ...

    7000.00

    3200.00

    This pair of antique early style armchairs is a variation of the Nan-Guan-Mao style. It comes with a single-splat back-rest carved with the rare Tibetan Buddhist symbol "Wan" (means "Ten-Thousands") in cut-out design; in rich original red lacquer; made of excellent selected cuts of Northern Elm wood with appropriate worn foot rest. 18-19th century. With minor repair on wood spandrel. In Buddhism, "Wan" is a symbol often refers to "the profound greatness". Dimensions (each chair): 21 3/4"w x 17 1/4"d x 44"h * above price is for per pair.

  • #7640 Rare Lamp-Hanger Style Re-Painted Bridal Chair

    Chair Chinese Furiture ...

    900.00

    450.00

    Rare antique bridal chair with a rare lamp-Hanger style back rest has been refinished with black lacquer; 150-250 years old. Dimensions: 16 5/8"w x 13 3/8"d x 33 3/4"h

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