Carved chair
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Carved pair of chairs in original dark brown colour. The carving on the top of the back is a flower which represents fertility and a wish for many children. These chairs were wedding chairs and are from South China. People wish the wedding couple many children because the Chinese believe children can bring luck and fortune in the future.
H98 x D36 x W47 cm
beech wood
China Jiangsu province
circa 1850
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located along the east coast of the People’s Republic of China, it takes its name from jiang, short for the city of Jiangning (now Nanjing) and su, for the city of Suzhou.  Jiangsu borders Shandong in the north, Anhui to the west and Zhejiang and Shanghai to the south.  It has a coastline of over one thousand kilometres along the Yellow Sea and the Yangtze River passes through its southern parts.
This area was historically the home of the ancient ethic people the Huai Yi, and far removed from Chinese civilisation during the earliest Chinese dynasties. During Read more
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