Renmin Meishu 人民美术. 5.5 x 8", 154 pp., fully illustrated, some in color, text in Chinese, paper, Beijing, 2005. Item #33883
Part of the Traditional Chinese Handicrafts Culture Series (中国传统手工艺文化书系), this volume focuses on traditional Chinese furniture, including tables, chairs, stools, cabinets, chests, screens, beds etc. Emphasis is placed on Ming and Qing-dynasty works, including discussion of artistry, artistic and cultural context, different varieties and styles, raw materials, production, authentication, appreciation, collection and market prices. Chinese text with both color and black-and-white illustrations throughout.
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