Antique CHINESE SCHOLAR’S Chair Yoke Back Fishing Chair Qing Dynasty (1800-1849)

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CHINESE OFFICIAL's CHAIR or Yoke Back Chair , Fishing Chair
Qing Dynasty (1800-1849) - Northern Elm or Huang Huali
This Rare antique Chinese Scholar’s Chair, is likely from the Qing Dynasty (circa 1800-1849). Also called an 'Official's Chair' or‘yoke back’ chair sometime a fishing chair.
Probably provincial origin. Northern Elm, or possibly Huang Huali wood.
Completely hand made ‘dry fit’ construction using mortice tenon technique - no nails!
Varnished around 1910 to enhance the beautiful wood grain. Some age appropriate wear.

In Chinese culture, Scholar’s Chairs were presented to highly respected officials.

While this Chinese Scholar's Chair is technically a piece of furniture, it is even more a rare example of hand-carved, hand-made antique Chinese Folk Art.

Measurements: 14.5" w x 12" d x 26.5" h;

Shipping and insurance included.

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I ship in 1-2 business days, usually same day. International shipping available. Prices upon request. I pack and ship every piece my self and will take all responsibility for any problems based on packaging.
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New Zealand, France, Norway and China, and look forward to many more.

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Anything that arrives broken due to packaging or similar issues will be refunded or replaced if possible. all are insured with USPS.
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