19th Century Chinese Official's Hat Chair. Elmwood, original red and black lacquer.
Back splat with vague remains of decorations (natural wear and tear).
Carved scalloped aprons below the seat
Named "Official's Hat Chair" as the chair mimics the brimmed hats of government workers in the curved head rail.
From the Jiangsu province, China ca. 1840.
Sold as a pair.