Friends of the House: Furniture from China's Towns and Villages (Hardcover). Nancy Berliner, Sarah Handler.

Friends of the House: Furniture from China's Towns and Villages (Hardcover)

Peabody Essex Museum. 8.5 x 11.5", 120 pp., 30 illustrations in b/w and 70 in color, cloth, d.j., Boston, 1996. (o.p.; fine). Item #309
ISBN: 0883891344

One of the few studies of Chinese softwood furniture produced for the common people. A wide variety of styles, forms, and materials were used by these craftsmen: some examples are bamboo, lacquered wood, bent wood, and root wood. Catalog accompanied exhibition at Peabody Essex Museum.

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