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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 with...

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On the seat bottom: "9" or a "6" and a chinese character (see file)

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler

Chinese for export, about 1720

Object Place

China for export


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

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Medium or Technique

Black lacquer and gilt on Asian softwood, gilt leather seat