Friends of the house: furniture from China's towns and villages, Volume 131

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Peabody Essex Museum, 1995 - Antiques & Collectibles - 133 pages
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Nancy Berliner is curator of Chinese art at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, and has curated exhibits of Chinese arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Yale University Art Gallery, among others. She has lectured at Harvard University, Dartmouth College, the Asia Society of Houston, and the ChinaInstitute. She has written for the "New York Times, Asian Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Asian Art," and" American Craft "magazines, and is the author of "Beyond the Screen: Chinese Furniture of the 16th and 17th Century," and "Chinese Folk Art.

An historian of Chinese art, Sarah Handler was Curator of the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture and has taught at the University of California, Los Angeles, University of Illinois, and the University of Michigan. She has published widely in journals, collected volumes, and is coauthor, with Nancy Berliner, of "Friends of the House: Furniture from China's Towns and Villages" (1996). She also edited and translated from the Chinese Wang Shixiang's "Classic Chinese Furniture: Ming and Early Qing Dynasties" (1986).

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