Asian Art Online Auction

April 30, 2015

LOT 33

Lot 33

Pair of Rosewood Carved Armchairs, Mid-20th Century

Pair of Rosewood Carved Armchairs, Mid-20th Century
Lot 33 Details
Pair of Rosewood Carved Armchairs, Mid-20th Century

Each with a flat rectangular seat inset with a floating panel and backed by a wide, subtly curving backsplat surmounted by a scrolling crestrail terminating in cloud-form ends, the whole supported on four straight legs joined by low stretchers on three sides
41.7" x 23.2" x 16.7" — 106 x 59 x 42.5 cm.

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $240
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Purchased from Pao & Moltke Toronto in 1994.


One in good condition; the other with small crack where back splat meets crest rail

LOT 33

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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