October 14, 2021 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 96
 

96

A pair of Chinese side chairs, possibly jichimu 椅子一对 或鸡翅木
19th/20th century 十九或二十世纪

Each yoke-shaped crestrail centered by curved vertical splat, the rectangular seat with inset molded panel, above an arched and beaded apron, the back and side with plain spandrels, the rounded legs joined by stretchers of ascending height.

(Qty: 2)

H: 38 1/4 in. W: 19 1/2 in. D: 15 1/2 in.

Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent

Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Sold for $1,197
Estimated at $1,000 - $1,500


 

Each yoke-shaped crestrail centered by curved vertical splat, the rectangular seat with inset molded panel, above an arched and beaded apron, the back and side with plain spandrels, the rounded legs joined by stretchers of ascending height.

(Qty: 2)

H: 38 1/4 in. W: 19 1/2 in. D: 15 1/2 in.

Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent

Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

PUBLISHED: R. Soame Jenyns and William Watson, "Chinese Art, The Minor Arts", Fribourg, 1963, pp.390-391, no. 182 (one illustrated)

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