History of Chinese Antique Furniture: Every culture has its furniture
China is a country with a
and developed civilisation.
The models, colours and craft of the carved ancient furniture have
their specific oriental and Asian national style.
The Chinese Antique Furniture of the Ming and Qing Dynasties is made of selected
excellent wood, which is based on both popular and imperial use, handed down
from the previous
Tang, Song, Yuan et Ming.
cabinets and tables make your life easier, while baskets
and vases decorate pleasantly your inner rooms.
The Chinese antique furniture has two characteristics.
The work is always excecuted with the greatest care.
The structure is strict and tight;
the line is smooth.
The splendor and emitted light are realized by
deep-carving and hollow carving, and by repeating varnishing: 7 times in all.
The forms and varieties of models cannot be equalled by other country.
There are more than 100 variations, such as a palace bed which was done
by a thousand days of work, different kinds of dinner tables, desks, chairs,
cupboards, screens, dressing-tables, barrels and benches. They are really
precious arts and displays, which are greatly appreciated by foreign friends
all over the world.
We find ourselves new unique pieces dayly from the population,
or from museums in different parts of China.
Our catalog will never be exhaustive and here we present only some
samples of Chinese furniture just for reference when you select them.
Chinese Antique Furniture
There exist two major styles of traditionnal chinese furniture:
the lacquerware furniture with sculpture and painting of vivid and variable
colors, it fullfills a pre-eminently decorative role, and
the traditional furniture that is much more sober, with a façade
of almost unique color.
It is frequently used by families in the ancient China.
We show you here a collection of the second category. This furniture
has an appearance much more in harmony with european and american furniture,
and are often cheaper but more pratical.
The Eurasia Chinese Antique Furniture - France assures with Chinese restauraters
the restauration of chinese antique furniture, who exercise since
40 years in this artistic and artisanal work in China.
These antique/ancient furniture of style of dynasties of Ming and
Qing (1368-1911 AC) are collected from great chinese familiies of
the epoch, sometimes with certificat of origine. Exclusively in
naturel wood and bamboo, their materials are as well diverse as
their forms: elm, camphorwood, oak, teak, cypress, beech, maple,
chestnut... . or other noble trees such as roosewood.
Near 400 models are distributed in 3 categories according to
their functionality, in harmony with the 3 pieces in a
traditional chinese house: bedroom, living room and kitchen.
Beds and clothes-presses are essential elements. Desks,
bedside tables, chests of drawers as well as suitcases
and trunks offer a lovable ambiance and a supplemental
Tables, chairs, armchairs, sideboards, commodes,chests of
drawers, medecine cabinets as well as bookcases are most
suitable here. Other decorating objects such as vases and
weaven baskets in bamboo will give a delightfull charm to
your living room.
The kitchen can be either a separate piece or a surface
integrated in the living room in the classical chinese
style, but it has always its own fruniture. The cupboard
and dining-room table naturally occupy a place of choice.
Owning to it's good airing, a genuine fridge smelling a
wood parfume, chinese people usually kept their food
fresh. Now they can contributing to arranging your
precieux crockery and dishes in porcelain.
You can find also tools of dayly life such as cake kneading-troughs,
water buckets, pick-nick baskets, bowls, children baths,
highchairs, moses baskets and other decoration objects...
As complement, we also provide other furnishing products of artisanal
style in furniture, home decoration as well as Chinese Culture.
Please contact us for more information
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