Carved chairs in pair
Product Id
JKCX-2054-a
Description
Carved chairs in original brown colour. The hollowed-out carving of a flower in each section symbolises flourishing and wealth. The carving on the back depicts a heroine named 'Mu Gui Ying' from the Song Dynasty some 900 years ago. These chairs were previously used as wedding chairs in China.
Dimensions
H101 x D37 x W49 cm
Material
beech wood
Origin
China Jiang Su province
Age
circa 1850
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Geography

Jiangsu

located along the east coast of the People’s Republic of China, it takes its name from jiang, short for the city of Jiangning (now Nanjing) and su, for the city of Suzhou.  Jiangsu borders Shandong in the north, Anhui to the west and Zhejiang and Shanghai to the south.  It has a coastline of over one thousand kilometres along the Yellow Sea and the Yangtze River passes through its southern parts.
History
This area was historically the home of the ancient ethic people the Huai Yi, and far removed from Chinese civilisation during the earliest Chinese dynasties. During Read more
History

Chaos, diplomacy and invasion

Taizu(960-976)
Renzong(1022-1063)
Gaozong(1127-1162)
Khubilai(1279-1294)
Five Dynasties : 907 – 923
Social and economic growth kept the Tang dynasty together during the years of disunion, known also as the Five Dynasties period.  Handicraft guilds were first founded and paper  money was introduced during this time. Not only did five short-lived dynasties form during this period, but ten independent states were also formed, primarily in Southern China.
Song Dynasty : Northern Song : 960 - 1127
To avoid the problems
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