3 edition of Chinese furniture, hardwood examples of the Ming and early Ching dynasties. found in the catalog.
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|Pagination||xvi, 126 p. :|
|Number of Pages||41|
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The heyday of the imposing Qing furniture that made a statement about power and authority was during the reign of the third Manchu emperor Kanxi 1654—1722.
More commonly made to accommodate only one person, the impressive proportions of the present example would have made it an ideal double-bed at night and a practical living platform during the day.
Besides, the application of metal accessories is another major feature of Ming furniture decoration. Pages and cover are clean and intact.an area inis distinguished by the fine production techniques of Ming-style furniture. Contemporary Chinese Furniture Design: A New Wave of Creativity.
The hall would have overlooked the garden.
The present example is however particularly special for delicately carved panels between the legs, and the attractive grain pattern of the huanghuali boards set into the top frame.
Woods Most Used Most hall furniture from Imperial era China was made of mahogany, or hongmu, a tropical, straight grained, reddish brown hardwood. In this early period both unadorned and intricately engraved and painted pieces were already developing. It was a time of progress in the design and quality of Chinese furniture. 4 million CAD per ton in 2004. Among those hardwoods, huanghuali was especially popular in the Ming dynasty because of its texture, color, and odor.
Ming styles have largely set the style for furniture in traditional Chinese style in subsequent periods, though as in other areas of Chinese art, the 18th and 19th centuries saw increasing prosperity used for sometimes excessively elaborated pieces, as wider groups in society were able to imitate court styles.
near Hangzhou, Zhejiang, has "The Bed made by 1000 craftsmen" and much more antique furniture in its traditional residences and boutique hotels.
The two horizontal members are held together in two axes by a mortise and tenon joint between them; they are further immobilised along the third axis, and locked in two axes to the upright, by a pair of mortise and tenon joints, one between each horizontal member and the upright.
Bookcase in huang-hua-li and wu-mu, ca.