Tibetan door
Product Id
BEJ-14033
Description
Painting pannel with painting of Tibetan tiger. In Tibet tiger is a creature of great creative power, representing the strong male yang principle of energy, wealth and creativity. This pannel usually was used as a door in past Tibet.
Dimensions
H 190 x D 8 x W 80 cm
Material
Pine wood
Origin
Tibet
Age
circa 1900
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Geography

Tibet

hemmed in by the high Himalayas, Tibet is a plateau region in Central Asia often called the ‘Roof of the World’.  Its inaccessibility has lured adventurers and explorers from all over the world, who are rewarded for their efforts with breath-taking vistas.
Tibet is mostly under the administration of the People’s Republic of China but it is also officially claimed by the Republic of China (Taiwan).  The Chinese government and the Government of Tibet in Exile since 1959 disagree over when Tibet became a part of China and whether its incorporation into China was Read more
Traditional Arts & Crafts
About woods Most hardwood trees grow in hot climates, especially in tropical areas.  Much of the hardwood found in Chinese furniture, then, was not native to China but was introduced to the country through trade.  It is not only the beauty of the wood that gives Chinese furniture its value, however.  It is treasured for the meticulous craftsmanship, joinery and design that went into the pieces, as well as its cultural significance.   In contrast, for example, new and old furniture pieces found in Vietnam and made of the world’s most valuable wood, Zitan, can be purchased Read more
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