Armchair, one of a pair with F1990.7

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At A Glance

  • Period

    17th-18th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Jichimu wood (burlwood), woven reed seat
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 109.2 x 56 x 44.4 cm (43 x 22 1/16 x 17 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Jichimu wood (Ormosia hosiei) armchair with curved members and projecting crest rail and handgrips (sichutou guanmaoyi). Back splat paneled with burl (probably yingmu) in three sections with a design of a round aperture in the top panel and a round-cornered rectangular opening in the bottom panel. The chair has a footrest in front and the legs are joined by rectangular stretchers near the base. Woven reed seat on top of a hard panel.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Mr. and Mrs. LaRue Lutkins
  • Provenance

    To 1989
    Mr. LaRue Lutkins, Sterling, Virginia. [1]
    From 1989
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mr. and Mrs. LaRue Lutkins, Sterling, Virginia. [2]
    [1] Purchased by the donor at a Beijing furniture market sometime just prior to World War II. See Curatorial Remark 4 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. LaRue Lutkins
  • Type

    Furniture and Furnishing
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