Museum Quality Chinese Grand Carved Zitan Wood Couch
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Extremely rare, massive finest museum quality antique heavy deeply and richly carved Zitan wood Chinese settee. This specimen piece displays supreme artisanship in the Chinese baroque export carved wood style. The carved frame of extremely rare Zitan wood is accented with a trim of rich rosewood. Antique Zitan wood, exceptionally rare (virtually extinct), is the most dense and prized tropical hardwood anywhere in the world. The deep three dimensional natural and floral motifs complement this rich silk upholstered settee. Circa 1850. w. 75" h. 40" d. 28".