W390xD320xH800mm, China

This chair is called a Lamp Hanger Chair, it got its name because it takes on the form of a bamboo oil lamp hanger used in southern China.  This style of chair went back a long way, it was even depicted in a painting in the 5 Dynasty period of around 950AD, it then became the most typical chair type in the Ming Dynasty.   The chair has a simplistic form and uses mainly rounded rod as key members.  This particular chair is a smaller version of a typical chair.

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