Splayed Leg Bench with Spiral Spandrels

c. 1900
$1,480 USD
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Dimensions
W: 39.0" D: 13.0" H: 18.25"
Materials
Northern Elmwood
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CFC537
Estimated Shipping
$388

This elegant Chinese bench dates to the early 20th century and was constructed of northern elmwood (yumu) using mortise-and-tenon joinery techniques. The bench has a narrow seat raised by splayed legs and is decorated by finely beaded edges, spiral-form spandrels, and a shallow apron carved to resemble a furled scroll. Originating as shared seating in public gathering spaces, simple benches such as this would have been placed throughout the home, used as casual seating indoors and out.

Additional Dimensions:
Seat Depth: 5.25"

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