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Chinese Furniture (Introductions to Chinese Culture)

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Unique in style, Chinese furniture has long been celebrated for its elegant, artistic lines and strong, durable structure. Ranging from pieces designed simply to display the beauty and texture of natural woods, to magnificent pieces decorated with lavish carvings, lacquer or precious metals and stones, Chinese furniture is an outstanding representative of the oriental arts. This book provides an accessible, illustrated introduction to the history, production techniques and rich variety of Chinese furniture, revealing the important part that this furniture has played in the development of China's culture.

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This book provides an accessible, illustrated introduction to the long history, production techniques and cultural significance of Chinese furniture.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521186469
Author:
Xiaoming, Zhang
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Subject:
General-General
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » Style and Design
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