Wabi Sabi Door Bench

c. 1900
$880 USD
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Dimensions
W: 17.5" D: 11.0" H: 27.25"
Materials
Northern Elmwood
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
BJH048
Estimated Shipping
$388

This short bench from Hebei province exemplifies rustic style with its simple design and wonderfully aged surface. Constructed of northern elm (yumu) using mortise-and-tenon joinery methods, the bench features splayed legs made of scrap wood and a seat comprised of a repurposed architectural beam. Used as casual outdoor seating in a courtyard home, the sturdy bench may have doubled as a barricade to secure the home's tall courtyard doors. We love this bench for the richly weathered texture that reveals its storied past.

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