Chinese Provincial Furniture & Furnishings, Selections from the Late Qing Dynasty

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Focusing on provincial Furniture & Furnishings of the early 1800's to early 1900's (late Qing Dynasty), Chinese Provincial Furniture & Furnishings by Kimberly Hessler provides a detailed comparison between the styles of Furniture & Furnishings that often served multiple purposes. Organized into eight provinces and their particular fashions, photographic illustrations and accompanying text detail the construction and artistic differences between Furniture & Furnishings with functional similarities.

This stunning book provides a detailed look at assorted chairs, benches, tables, storage pieces, beds, and screens originally created and used in eight Chinese provinces. Over 550 color photographs and accompanying text detail the construction and artistic differences characterizing these styles. Highly informative to collectors, dealers, and students of Asian furnishings, the book covers types of wood used, construction techniques, lacquer and other finishing processes, and original usage. Restoration and tips for care of antique Furniture & Furnishings are also discussed. Descriptive captions include dimensions, circa dates, types of wood, and current market values for all pieces shown. Learning to authenticate classical antiques from China is becoming a necessity as facsimiles begin to appear in the marketplace. This book helps demystify the purchasing process and engenders an appreciation of lovely designs that blend wonderfully into contemporary homes.

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KH9S25X
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1
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Books, Paper & Magazines
Department
Reproductions
Year
New
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(Width x Height X Depth)
8.75 x 1.00 x 11.25
Weight
3.50
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New
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Book