Chinese chair brings $1,002,000

Chinese Imperial Zitan chair was found in Lake George, NY and placed at auction, on behalf of the owners, for over one million dollars.A Rare and Important 18th Century Chinese Imperial Zitan Armchair, one of a larger set created under Jesuit instructions and designed for the Qianlong emperor. As a documented Imperial chair, it is not only a fantastic example of the finest imperial craftsmanship, but also one of very few objects that can be traced to a specific Imperial residence.