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Encyclopedia of Chinese Traditional Furniture, Vol. 3: Regional

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Encyclopedia of Chinese Traditional Furniture, Vol. 3: Regional Characteristics

 

Author/Editor: Zhang Fuchang

Illustrators: Various

Order No. 1145

ISBN-13: 9781622460397

ISBN-10:  1622460391

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Homa & Sekey Books AND Tsinghua University Press

Pub Year: 2018

Language: English

Size: 8.5 x 11

Page: 380

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About the Book

 

Encyclopedia of Chinese Traditional Furniture (In 4 Volumes)

 

Encyclopedia of Chinese Traditional Furniture is the first work in China and elsewhere that introduces the history and features of traditional furniture in representative regions and ethnic groups of China in a comprehensive way — beds, chairs and stools, tables, shelves, cabinets and cupboards, screens, lattice-style doors and windows, and miscellaneous. It contains four volumes with sufficient illustrative texts and about 10,000 photos and illustrations: General Introduction, Ethnical Minorities, Regional Characteristics, and Diversified Scenarios.

 

General Introduction explains the basic concepts, main classification, composition, and characteristics of traditional Chinese furniture. Ethnical Minorities reviews the main characteristics in minority groups such as the Mongolian, Tibetan, Uygur, Miao, Yi, Manchu, Korean, Dai, and Naxi (Nakhi), among others. Regional Characteristics introduces the furniture made in some representative regions in China and illustrates the typical characteristics, materials, and processing methods. Diversified Scenarios discusses the furniture of royal palaces, government offices in ancient China, temples, gardens, as well as residences of officials, famous people, and common people.

 

The work is suitable for library collection, and as an important reference material for professionals in enterprises and research institutions specializing in furniture, interior decoration and architectural design, teachers and students devoted to furniture and industrial design, as well as readers who are interested in traditional Chinese furniture and culture.

 

About This Volume: Regional Characteristics

 

Regional Characteristics introduces the furniture made in some representative regions in China and illustrates the typical characteristics, materials, and processing methods. The volume details the furniture made in the Beijing, Suzhou, Guangzhou, Ningbo, Shanxi, Shanghai, Fujian Hakka, South Anhui, Henan, and Sichuan areas as well as in Taiwan. With historical background and regional cultures, the volume illustrates the typical characteristics, materials, and processing methods of each regional type of furniture.

 

Table of Contents

 

Preface I

Preface II

Foreword      

1 Beijing-style Traditional Furniture

2 Suzhou-style Traditional Furniture

3 Guangzhou-style Traditional Furniture

4 Ningbo Traditional Furniture

5 Shanxi Traditional Furniture

6 Shanghai-style Traditional Furniture

7 Fujian Hakka Traditional Furniture

8 Traditional Furniture in Southern Anhui

9 Henan Traditional Furniture

10 Sichuan Traditional Furniture

11 Taiwan Traditional Furniture

Afterword

 

About the Author/Editor

 

Zhang Fuchang is a professor and doctoral supervisor at Jiangnan University. He is associate president and a member of the expert committee of China Industrial Design Association, a member of the expert committee of China National Furniture Association, a member of the industrial design committee of China Artists Association, and a member of the Japanese Society for the Science of Design. Prof. Zhang has been engaged in industrial design education for over 50 years and is one of the pioneers of China’s industrial design education. He has published and co-published about 50 books including Chinese Folk Furniture and Indoor Furniture Design. His publications have won the Excellence Award of National Science and Technology Books, and first prize of Industrial Design of the Ministry of Light Industry, among others.

 

The Encyclopedia of Chinese Traditional Furniture Set

 

Vol. 1: General Introduction | ISBN 9781622460373

Vol. 2: Ethnical Minorities | ISBN 9781622460380

Vol. 3: Regional Characteristics | ISBN 9781622460397

Vol. 4: Diversified Scenarios | ISBN 9781622460403

 


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