Lot 156. A lacquered jumu high yoke-back armchair, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 123 by 63 by 43 cm, 48 1/2 by 24 3/4 by 17 in. Estimate 1,000 — 2,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.
with round yokeback toprail supported on slender round stiles extending to the back legs, the bulging armrests supported on serpentine side posts and 'goose-neck' front posts, the S-curved backsplat above the rectangular seat set with soft mat, the feet joined by stretchers and a footrest above humpback aprons, the front legs with a humpback apron.