Pair of carved Chinese rosewood armchairs with scenic marble inserts from The Good Earth
Start Price:4,000.00 USD
Estimated At:4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD
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SOLD at 2011 Jun 18 @ 13:55UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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Pair of carved Chinese rosewood armchairs with scenic marble inserts from The Good Earth. (MGM, 1937) Pair of Chinese carved rosewood armchairs with ‘Bi-yuan’ marble panels inscribed with a poem. Early 20th century. Shaped crest outlining a ‘cloud’ with pierced cloud design, a circular cartouche with a marble panel inscribed with a poem, paneled wooden seat, with carved seat rail and box stretcher, later seat pad. Used in the new wealthy house of “Wang Lung” in The Good Earth and quite likely in other Asian-themed MGM productions. Each measures 42 in. x 27 in. x 20 in., approx. 75 lbs. Underside marked “MGM X764 $150[from 1970 auction & sale] 3B.” Special shipping arrangements will apply.