October 14, 2021 10:00 EDT

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 99
 

99

Four Chinese hardwood side chairs 硬木椅子四件
18th/19th century 十八或十九世纪

Comprising a pair, possibly huanghuali with yolk shape crestrail over a serpentine splat carved with stylized scroll medallion, the rectangular caned seat above rounded rectangular legs, box stretchers and footrest; the other of mixed hard woods, similar form

(Qty: 4)

H: 37 1/4, L: 19 1/2, D: 15 3/4 in.; H: 37 1/4, L: 19 1/8, D: 15 5/8 in.

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

CATALOGUE NOTE: 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 $3,780
Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000


 

Comprising a pair, possibly huanghuali with yolk shape crestrail over a serpentine splat carved with stylized scroll medallion, the rectangular caned seat above rounded rectangular legs, box stretchers and footrest; the other of mixed hard woods, similar form

(Qty: 4)

H: 37 1/4, L: 19 1/2, D: 15 3/4 in.; H: 37 1/4, L: 19 1/8, D: 15 5/8 in.

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

CATALOGUE NOTE: 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.

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