Lot 82TP. A rare set of four zitan armchairs, Qing Dynasty. Each 49cm (19 1/4in) wide x 47cm (18 1/2in) deep x 92cm (36 1/4in) high. Estimate £ 60,000 - 80,000 (€ 70,000 - 93,000). Sold for £ 187,562 (€ 214,124). © Bonhams 2001-2019
Each with a tall splat scrolling at the top, framed by the openwork back and side rails, above the burlwood seat set within the wide rectangular frame above a waisted aprons and stepped stretchers, the thick, beaded legs of square section terminating in hoof feet.
Provenance: a British private collection, formed circa 1980s-1990s.
Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, London, 16 May 2019