Lot 198. A rare huanghuali low back chair, meiguiyi, 17th-18th century. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 37,380 - USD 62,300). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.
The chair has a straight toprail, with a beaded shaped apron extending to the spandrels. The mat seat has a wide frame and the legs are joined by further beaded shaped aprons and stretchers. 34 in. (86.3 cm.) high, 22 1/8 in. (56.2 cm.) wide, 17 ¼ in. (43.8 cm.) deep.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2016, London, King Street