Wooden Oriental Chair – Ming Dynasty


Create a zen quality to any room – whether traditional or contemporary – with this beautiful wooden Oriental chair from the Ming Dynasty as an accent or perhaps as its centerpiece. This chair is not only a piece of art and a beauty to look at, it is also very comfortable to sit in. Picture yourself at the head of the table in this unique carved wooden armchair.

NOTE: This item is available for pick-up only in Toronto.

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This style of wooden Oriental chair was originally developed in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) for the comfort of court aristocrats. You will feel like a king or queen on a throne when you sit in this wooden oriental chair because this large chair adds a sense of importance to any who have the joy of sitting on it. Its sweeping arms and rounded back envelop you while you sit and read a book or watch your favorite TV show. The seat is large and comfortable. Simple Ming feet, ox horn top, with leg stretchers provides a strong sitting chair with a solid feel to it.

This elegant chair will add an Asian flair to any room decor. Add a side table to create a sitting area. Or use it as an accent piece at the head of your dining room table. It will also add a touch of zen in a bedroom setting. Its elegant clean shape fits any environment, from contemporary to traditional.

The exact origin of the chair and wood is unknown. However this large wooden arm chair appears to be styled in the simple tradition of Ming furniture, which are usually handmade of solid wood in Shanghai, China using old world Chinese wood joinery techniques and finished in a hand rubbed lacquer. This type of chair is commonly made with dove tailing and without nails.

This oriental wooden chair is a lacquered rich walnut brown wood grain. It has a carved oriental motif on the back of the chair. These chairs normally sell for around $600-800 US.
Bonus: You get a square cushion (red) for the chair seat.

Size: 26 inches deep X 26 inches wide X 40 inches high; Seat – 19 d X 23 w X 19 h

Condition: Solid furniture no assembly required. The chair is in excellent condition. The varnish is cracking on the seat.

The chair is currently located in Etobicoke, ON. Pick-up or shipping must be arranged by purchaser. Please contact us at 1-416-551-3494 to view and/or arrange pick-up or shipping.


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All items are currently located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and are available for pick-up or shipping (to be arranged and paid for by the purchaser).

If items are shipped, you will be charged for packing and shipping in addition to price of the item. If purchased from outside Canada, you are responsible for all taxes and duties.

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