Chinese Qing Dynasty 19th Century Carved Wooden Opium Daybed with Rattan Inset
A Chinese Qing Dynasty period opium daybed from the 19th century with rattan inset, removable arm, drawers and carvings. Born in China during the 19th century, this opium daybed features a removable pierced back adorned with carved clouds, connected on one side to an arm covered with rattan (and also removable), made for the opium den customer to recline his head against.
The seat, covered in rattan as well, is resting upon a pierced apron with humpback stretcher, foliage and two small drawers. The ensemble is raised on four legs with scrolling feet, connected to one another through stretchers on the sides. With its carved décor and warm patina, this Qing Dynasty opium bed will be a great decorative addition to any home.