Wu Meifeng: MINGDAI GONGTING JIAJU SHI. (A History of Furniture in the Ming Dynasty Court). Beijing, 2016. 528 pp. Numerous colour and b/w text illustrations. 26x16 cm. Wrappers.
Very detailed and focussed study on the history, use and culture of furniture within the Ming dynasty court in the Forbidden City. From thrones and medicine cabinets to usage of tables at meals and ceremonies and the decoration on furniture. Well-illustrated. In Chinese.
Subjects: Furniture Court Life
New stock due shortly, as of: 11/11/2017
Was item 69 in printed List 189.
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