Large Mid 20th. Century Chinese Black Lacquer and Soapstone 'Ladies in the Winter Garden' Umbrella Stand
Attractive as well as useful large black lacquer Chinoiserie style umbrella stand, hexagonal in shape that neatly fits into a corner. The sides are decorated with Chinese ladies dressed in their white winter robes in a hand painted gold winter landscape of trees, bamboo fronds, bridges and birds. The soapstone figures are hand carved & hand painted.
The wood stands' removable lining is galvanised metal and in very good condition. The whole rests on six small feet with a traditional Chinese style lower gold border. A generously sized umbrella stand with a difference.
Dimensions: Dia 12.5", H22". Condition: Minor wear to gold decoration around feet.