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Item #LI9062
Sale price:$0.00
Approximate Age: circa 1880
Origin: Fujian, China
Material:Fir (Cong)
Dimensions:Width: 38.25" (97cm)
Depth:  39.5" (100cm)
Height: 88" (224cm)
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Chinese Antique Personal Sedan

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A beautiful restoration of a rare antique Chinese personal sedan carriage. This sedan treasure was probably designed and crafted to carry a noble or wealthy woman, due to its interior size. Two poles are inserted through the sides of the sedan so that four people would lift and carry its occupant. The sedan is crafted of many types of woods and is intricacy painted. The pagoda shaped roof is weaved of rattan. Instead of windows, it has slanted opening to allow breezes to flow through. These openings would probably have been covered in fine fabric. The wooden seat would have had a cushioned pillow to soften the travels of the occupant. The sedan is adorned with many carvings and symbols. The proverb on the left side of the doorway reads "The green bamboo grows more and more every year" and the proverb on the right side of the doorway reads "The red plum tree has a lot of fruit." Both proverbs are thought to offer a blessings of many children to the occupant.

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