7,000.00USDto floor+ (1,225.00) buyer's premium + taxes, fees, etc...
SOLD at 2008 May 18 @ 17:18UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Horseshoe-back Armchair is a powerful symbol of Chinese culture and was referred to as the " Grand Tutor chair " or Taishi Yi. Its role in society was largely ceremonial; it was a seat of honor. This set has a rattan seat mat. dragon motif on the seat back and a matching tea table. A pair of these really can provide an impressive character to a grand entrance hall or guest room.
India Zitan is a rare and top quality beautiful grain pattern solid wood. Zitan wood has many characters. New Zitan wood has a reddish purple color. If it is kept indoor without the direct exposure to sunlight, it remains the reddish color. After a period of usage and long time exposure to sunlight or outdoor atmosphere, the wood color will get darker, from light reddish purple to dark reddish purple, purple black, or black. This is the interesting of using high quality solid wood. The small hair pattern on the surface also indicate the genuine of the wood.
US domestic continental buyer of 48 states pays $299 shipping charge for curb site delivery. NYC customer please call for additional NYC service fee. Customer from Hawaii, Alaska, US Island and Canada pays extra shipping cost. Insurance and handling charge are already included in the shipping cost. In stock pick up is highly welcomed if you are in San Francisco Bay Area.
Title:Antique Chinese Zitan Horseshoe-back Armchair