Bench with cloud-head spandrels
- 1300mm wide x 185mm deep x 520mm high
- Chinese cedar
The bench is made from a timber favoured by craftsmen for its close grain and lustrous finish. The bench is long enough to seat two people. That means it could also be used behind a sofa or under a window as a display piece.
The spandrels are in the shape of clouds. Pronounced "yun" the word has the same pronunciation for another Chinese character that means lucky. So this is a popular motif expressing a wish for the owner to enjoy good fortune.