Pair of Chinese huanghuali northern official's hat armchairs, 18th century. 2012 © Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

The elegant protruding crest rail supported on an S-shaped splat carved with archaic qilong roundel, with curved arm rails and stiles; the whole supported on round legs joined by step stretchers and beaded apron carved with stylized leafy scroll. H: 49 W: 28 D: 19 in. Estimate $30,000-50,000

PROVENANCE: Property of a Chicago Lady

Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers. ASIAN ARTS. Sep 09 2012 10:00