Desk
Product Id
GT-6-M-CL
Description
7-drawer desk in smooth natural colour, composed of three parts. This kind of desk appears in the late Qing Dynasty, some 100 years ago.It was used as a desk in a government office.
Dimensions
H82 x D68 x W162 cm
Material
elm
Origin
China Tianjin province
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Geography

Tianjin

literally means Celestial Ford, reflecting its origin as a place formed by the sedimentation of various rivers entering the sea at Bohai River.  The Yellow River also used to enter the sea at this point.   Tianjin is one of four municipalities found in the People’s Republic of China, and as such, it enjoys provincial-level status and comes directly under the central government.
Tianjin’s urban area is the third largest city in Mainland China.  With a total area of 11,920 square kilometres, Tianjin Municipality borders Hebei province to the north, south and west; the 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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