Qianlong throne chairs, 1775

Lacquer. Height : 100.00 cm. Width : 62.00 cm. Seat height: 18 in (47 cm). Price on application.

Note: A pair of particularly elegant Chinese Qianlong period lacquer throne chairs. The shaped back splat decorated with a mountain scene is flanked by serpentine back rails. The sinuous curved arms, all decorated with chrythanseum and peony flowers entwined with foliage form stylised cloud patterns. The motif is continued on the legs and seat rails, which support the seat which is again decorated with a gilt landscape depicting lakes, palaces and mountains.

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