'Bo Gu'' trunk
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Small red trunk with painting. The painting on this trunk called "Bo Gu" which means high status and wealth. In past China, this trunk was used as book trunk in past China.
H 27 x D 31 x W 37 cm
Elm wood
circa 1850
385.00 €310.00 €
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'Bo Gu'' trunk 'Bo Gu'' trunk 'Bo Gu'' trunk
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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