Lot 442. A pair of hongmu spindle-back armchairs, 20th century; 36 7/8 x 20 7/8 x 16 1/2in (93.8 x 53 x 42cm). Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000. Sold for US$ 3,187 (€ 2,621). Courtesy Bonhams.
Each with humpback toprail, between slender rear post flanking eight gently curved vertical spindles, the stepped armrest supported by five straight spindles, all emerging from the frame of the hard cane seat, the squared legs joined by a humpback stretchers with two pairs of struts and a foot rest to the front and stretchers to the sides and rear.
Property from the collection of Florence and Herbert Irving.
Bonhams. Fine Chinese and Japanese Works of Art Part II, 14 Dec 2020, Los Angeles