#17562 18-19th Century Square Stool with Red & Gilt Carving & Rattan

Antique 18-19th Century Square Stool with original Red and Black Lacquer and replaced Rattan "Soft-Seat". With Carved melon shape legs. The rattan, though was replaced, it is built with an empty frame underneath while the frame has been re-threaded with palm fiber underneath the sheet of woven bamboo rattan, providing comfort when seating. This type of seat construction can be found on the earlier and older furniture pieces such as chairs, beds, and benches from the mid to early Qing period and earlier, when the comfort and workmanship were the focus for the furniture building. It also comes with original gilt and hand-carved early style dragon carving on the supporting ornaments. Some minor chips and wear. As is.

Dimensions: 17 1/2" in diameter x 20 1/2" H
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