Set of Six Chinese Elm Yoke Back Official's Hat Chairs

$3,000.00

Gorgeous set of six ming style Chinese carved Guanmaoyi yoke back chairs or official's hat chairs crafted from radiant elm hardwood. The chairs feature a raffia or grasscloth seat with a smooth lacquered gloss finish. Very strong and solid with excellent joinery and craftsmanship. The back splats and seats showcase the dramatic elm woodgrains and deep rich finish. One chair has a slightly smaller seat by one inch in width and depth that is difficult to see. The seat aprons have shaped spandrels and the legs are conjoined by stretchers with a foot rest in the front. From an estate in Beverly Hills, CA. Includes 6 new seat pads with tan and white ticking stripes as shown in photos.

Dimensions: 20.25"w x 20"d x 44"h, Seat 19"h

Circa: 20th Century, China

Materials: Elm, Grasscloth, Raffia

Condition: Good, wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully crafted with strong solid joinery. One chair has a 1 inch smaller seat measuring 19.5 wide and 19 deep with single stretchered sides. Difficult to see a difference.

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