Trunk
Product Id
BEJ-14023bb
Description
Small red trunk painted with flowers . This kind of painting is typicalof Mongolian style painting.The flower painting in China means flourishing and luck. This small trunk was usually used as a student trunk in the past.
Dimensions
H 25 x D 32 x W 37 cm
Material
Elm wood
Origin
China
Age
circa 1850
Price
385.00 €310.00 €
 
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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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