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$ 5,400

Antique Sofa Bed late Ming in carved wood and rattan, late 19 th Century

Origin China
Period 18th Century
Materials Wood
W. 84.25 in; H. 31.5 in; D. 39.37 in;
W. 214 cm; H. 80 cm; D. 100 cm;
Seat H. 19.69 in;
Seat H. 50 cm;
Condition Fair. Needs Restoration
Creation Date 1870
Description Ancient late Ming sofa bed of elegant proportions, the removable rails of the backrest and armrests are made of carved wooden panels. The ornaments have been carefully inlaid with jars and various containers. The central panel has a sinuous line also in low relief that allows its ends to fit perfectly with the side panels. The inlaid rattan frame allows a sturdy and comfortable seat. Everything is held in position by tenons that block the lateral axes. The soft rattan matted seat enclosed within a rectangular frame with a wide and flat edge, the monobloc rear railing shaped slightly higher than the sides and all with rounded edges, the legs of rectangular section ending in hook-shaped feet joined by hump stretchers on the narrow sides. Well aged patina.
The structure is raised on four sturdy square section legs ending in hoofed feet facing inwards. The legs of the bed are thick and add power and a sturdy appearance to this old, massive day bed.
This large antique Chinese day bed will make an excellent platform bed or double sofa bed in a large living room, bedroom or any other room. Simple and elegant carving adorns the inside of the railings and the front strip. The sofa Sofa is in its original condition patina due to its age and use. The wood is damaged. On request it is possible a conservative restoration, on payment.
Styles / Movements Asian, Collectible Design
Incollect Reference Number 395527
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