Pair of Grey Lacquer Southern Official Chairs
Shanxi, circa 1920
These beautiful chairs, in a style commonly referred to as 'Southern Official Chairs', have been give a new lease of life with a shiny new grey green lacquer finish. They each feature armrests that curve down at the front into the supporting posts, distinctive of this style of chair, and a footrest and supporting stretchers that gradually step up to indicate the high rank of the sitter. The back splat on each chair includes simple decoration in carved relief.
Sold as a pair, the price shown is for both pieces.
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