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    Vintage original Chinese chair from the Chinese Theatre. original Chinese chair from the Chinese Theatre . Following the success of Sid Grauman's previous movie palaces in Los Angeles, he traveled throughout Europe and Asia searching for inspiration for the perfect style for his next ultimate theatre. After falling in love with the beauty and grandeur of Chinese architecture, Grauman knew he'd found the next theme for his Hollywood palace: Grauman's Chinese Theatre. This chair is one of two that Sid brought back from his first trip to China and has been seen in the lobby of the historic Grauman's/TCL Chinese Theatre for 86 years. Consisting of a 49 in. tall x 24 in. x 19 in. wide chair with vignette-latticed wooden panels featuring carved figures of people, animals and a pagoda. The wood features a polished black lacquer finish with red velvet seat cover. The chair shows expected signs oVintagef age and normal wear. Some minor black paint rubbing. Special shipping arrangements will apply.

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    December, 2013
    21st Saturday
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