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Black 'lacquer' and gilding on wood. Leather slip seat. Cabriole front legs with claw and ball feet and carved and gilded shell and pendant leafage on knees, tops of shells extend up onto seat rail. Back feet are hoof-shaped, back legs round in section to seat rail. Horse-shoe shaped seat...

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Inscription

On the seat bottom: "4" and a chinese character (see file)

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler

Chinese for export, about 1720

Object Place

China for export

Dimensions

Overall: 101.6 x 56 x 45 cm (40 x 22 1/16 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.312

Medium or Technique

Black lacquer and gilt on Asian softwood, gilt leather seat

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture