Liu Wenli & Li Yan: MING QING JIAJU JIANSHANG YU ZHIZUO FENJIE TUJIAN. (An Illustrated Guide to the Component Parts of Ming and Qing Dynasty Furniture). Beijing, 2013. 451 pp. Colour plates, illustrations and b/w drawings throughout. 31x24 cm. Cloth.
An excellent and very interesting work that shows a complete piece of Ming and Qing dynasty furniture and then the piece dismantled into its component pieces accompanied by detailed line drawings with measurements of the components, cross sections, side views etc. Of great use for the study and conservation of classic Chinese furniture. Copiously-illustrated throughout. Text in Chinese. Please note that the book is starting to crack at the joins due to the sheer weight of the text block.
Available, as of: 09/09/2018
Was item 517 in printed List 193.
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