Living with Ming: The Lu Ming Shi Collection
This volume presents the amazing Lu Ming Shi Collection, which comprises 71 examples of huanghuali and zitan furniture and scholar's objects. Together they represent the golden age of Chinese furniture design. Beautifully illustrated, each piece is described by Grace Wu Bruce, with a preface by Jean-Paul Desroches and an essay 'Collecting or the Passion of a Private Obsession: A Commentary on the Lu Ming Shi Collection' by Philippe De Backer.
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Preface by JeanPaul Desroches
Collecting or the Passion of a Private Obsession
by Philippe De Backer
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16th to early 17th century Width artistique baitong bamboo Bauhaus beaded edge beaded-edged apron Beijing brushpot cabriole legs carved Central Academy Chinese Furniture Wang chinois Classic Chinese Furniture Collection of Classic Compare this table d'une decorated Depth double tenoned dovetailed transverse stretchers early 17th century ébénistes esthétique exposed tenons floating panel supported flush frame moulds frame top half-lapped Height Hong Kong hoof feet huamu Huanghuali wood Chinese huangtong illustrated kang table l'utilisation late 16th Lu Ming Shi matériaux meubles Ming Ming and Early Ming furniture Ming period mobilier Ming mortised and tenoned moulds downward Museum of Classical narrow flat band Pair piece plates Qing Dynasties recessed waist rectangular rose chairs S Y Yip Collection S. Y. Yip seat frame shaped Shixiang short sides Sickman spandrels standard mitre stiles stools table Huanghuali wood tenon frame construction tongue-and-grooved floating panel top of standard transverse stretchers underneath underside Wu Bruce zitan