Antique Chinese Accessories: Vernacular Items, c. 1850-1930
By: Margie L. Yates (author)Paperback
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The beauty of traditional Chinese design is seen in the simplest household implements as well as in the great houses and furnishings of the Emperors. This new book celebrates items found in the households of China that are now finding growing appreciation among Western collectors and designers. Baskets, buckets, boxes, small items of furniture and cabinetry, and items of play and relaxation like mahjong sets, puppets, and bird cages are all featured. This is the first book to discuss at length vernacular Chinese accessories c. 1850-1930.,The author draws on her wide expertise as a long-time importer of Chinese antiques. A wide range is illustrated, with more than 275 color photos with detailed descriptions and a guide to retail values.
Margie L. Yates is the owner of China Sea Imports in Portland, Oregon, where she maintains a wholesale and retail business.
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