Beijing cabinet
Product Id
BEJ-14004
Description
Two doors and two drawers doors cabinet with original carving in wood tone. This cabinet which is the typical style during later Qing Dynasty comes from Beijing area. The carving of flowers and vases means wealth and peace. This cabinet was used as storage cabinet in the past .
Dimensions
H 82 x D 42 x W 96 cm
Material
POPLAR
Origin
China Beijing
Age
circa 1920
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Geography
Beijing formely called Peking in English, is the capital of the People’s Republic of China and one of the four municipalities of the PRC which as the status of a province in China’s administration system. Located in the north east of the country, Beijing Municipality borders Hebei Province to the north, west, south and for a small portion in the east. It borders Tianjin Municipality to the southeast.
The country’s second most populated city, after Shanghai, it is a major transportation hub and is recognised as the political, educational and cultural centre of China. 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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