25 juillet 2010

Late Ming-early Qing dynasty furniture @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Couch-Bed, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century. The Art Institute of Chicago Huanghuali wood with woven-mat seat, 79.0 x 213.0 x 124.5 cm (31 x 83 7/8 x 49 in.) G. Ronald and Evelyn Nish Fund—in memory of Ruth S. Demme, Simeon B. Williams Fund, Bertha Evans Brown Fund, Estate of Alice Feffer, Ada Turnbull Hertle Fund, Alyce and Edwin DeCosta and the Walter E. Heller Foundation Fund, Estate of Laura T. Magnuson, Major Acquisitions Centennial Fund., 2006.14 (source www.artic.edu) Yoke-Back Armchair, late Ming or... [Lire la suite]