- Bid Now on Live Auctioneers
- Low Estimate: $250.00
- High Estimate: $350.00
- Share this:
Chinese Chair and Miniature Chest, both with hidden compartments, plus Chinese Carved Hardwood Stand, 3 items. 1st item: Chinese Chair, elm with old red stain. Top rail protruding at center, over a triple divided splat with low relief carving, square stiles, frame and panel seat with low relief bat/scroll carving, and four square legs divided by stretchers. Seat and seat rail conceal a hidden drawer with single dovetail that slides open on one side. 33 3/4" H x 17 1/2" W x 13 1/2" D. Likely Qing Dynasty, 19th century. 2nd item: Small cabinet or chest, likely elm or teak. Rectangular frame and panel top with through tenon construction, single dovetailed drawer with bronze pull over two false drawer fronts concealing a hidden well under the drawer; pierced and carved side ornaments, short feet are extensions of stiles. Plain panel sides and double panel back. 17 3/8" H x 29" W x 17 3/8" D. Likely Qing Dynasty, 19th century. 3rd item: Chinese hardwood stand or pedestal comprised of a round top with lotus and pierced apron, five carved cabriole legs decorated with applied scrolled ornaments and a carved flower blossom stretcher. 24 1/2" H x 11" dia. 20th Century.
PROVENANCE: The estate of Stanley Horvatin, formerly of La Jolla, California.
CONDITION: 1st item: Most of the original red stain has worn off on the front and sides of the chair but much is retained on the back. One stretcher appears to be replaced. Scattered age shrinkage and general wear. 2nd item: Remnants of old paint. General wear and scattered shrinkage, overall very good condition. 3rd item: Overall good condition, some wood shrinkage to the top.