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Chinese “Scholar’s Hat” Armchair.
China, c. 1850
Beautifully proportioned & “japanned” with Iris & meandering tendrils.
Panelled seat centering a green flowerhead with red bats in the corners.
Legs & sea rails supported with tapered flanges as are the lower stretchers & foot rail.
The design carried through to the back & underside.
Height: 45”                                                                                                                                                                

A mid 19th C Chinese 'Scholar's Hat' japanned armchair, c1850

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