Antique Chinese Asian Rattan Top Daybed Day Bed Bench 70" long x 28" x 19 Tall. East Coast Deliveries usually run more often. Antique Chinese Daybed Rattan Top Bench 70 Inch Long. This antique Chinese daybed has a delicate framework to keep the piece as lightweight as possible while being structurally sound. The name daybed is used because in the daytime it could be used as a seating area and at nigh time it could be used as a bed.
The weight of the piece allowed it to be moved around easily, unlike some of the much heavier opium beds. The top is has a simple flat edge that overhangs the legs on all sides. The rattan top has a smooth molding where it meets the frame. The underside of the top has a layer of of a series of woven twine that creates structural support for the rattan.There are also 3 arched wood sections to add further support. The front legs have unusually shaped feet, while the back legs are straight. The front has a humpback stretcher with 2 vertical supports. The sides and back have straight stretchers with 2 vertical supports each. This antique Chinese daybed has a warm wood tone on the top, front, and sides. The back is finished in a reddish color. You can see in the photos that there were several mortises cut into the top on. Originally there wold have been a removable back section and a pillow support at one end. This piece could be used as a seating piece / bed on a sun-porch or in any other room. It can also be used a coffee table.
Material: Wood (likely Elm) with rattan top Approx Age: Qing Dynasty Approx. Dimensions: 70-1/2 long, 28 Deep, 19-1/2 Tall. NOTE: Most of our pieces are unique, one of a kind pieces, and are subject to prior sale on other channels. We try to be as clear as possible in the photos attached and we do try to include areas of excessive wear that we feel you should be aware of.We usually have more pictures of most of our pieces. The item "Antique Chinese Asian Rattan Top Daybed Day Bed Bench 70 long x 28 x 19 Tall" is in sale since Wednesday, April 4, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Chairs". The seller is "asian_country_antique_furniture" and is located in Charlotte, North Carolina.
This item can be shipped to United States.