Gugong Museum: GUGONG JINGDIAN: GUGONG CAIHUI JIAJU TUDIAN. Classics of the Forbidden City: Painted Furniture in the Palace Museum Collection. Beijing, 2013. 312 pp. Colour plates throughout. 29x29 cm. Boards.
Shows 199 stunning examples of painted furniture in the collection of the Gugong Museum in Beijing. All examples are imperial and would have furnished the interiors of the Forbidden City. Includes gold-painted chairs and screens, lacquer-painted tables and chests and much much more of great variety. An excellent large format visual reference. Illustrated throughout in colour. Text in Chinese.
Item 58 in List 203.
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