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Chinese Furniture : A Guide to Collecting Antiques - Reissue by Karen Mazurkewich (Hardcover)

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The international market for antique Chinese furniture is booming, and masterpieces from the Ming and Qing dynasties are now worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. Chinese Furniture is a survey of these collectibles—from the very best hardwood pieces featured to standard softwood specimens still available on the Asian market.

This antique furniture book presents an overview of carving styles, wood types, regional variations, class distinctions and restoration techniques. It includes detailed chapters on various types of wooden furniture cover chairs, stools and benches, tables and desks, beds, cabinets and bookshelves, doors and screens and household accessories.

With this renewed interest in antique furniture, a forgery market has emerged. Thousands of factories in southern China are churning out brand new or refurbished furniture and passing them off as Chinese antiques. Chinese Furniture unearths these forgeries and serves as an indispensable reference guide for collectors of antique wood furniture.
Edition: Reissue
Number of Pages: 223
Genre: Antiques + Collectibles, Art, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Karen Mazurkewich
Language: English
Street Date: September 19, 2017
TCIN: 52462867
UPC: 9780804849708
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-8044
MSRPReg: $24.99 Save $8.00 (32% off)

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