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Antique Chinese Accessories: Vernacular Items, c. 1850-1930 by Margie Yates

Antique Chinese Accessories: Vernacular Items, c. 1850-1930 by Margie Yates

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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.

Topics covered include:

  • Utility Baskets
  • Wedding Baskets
  • Buckets, Tubs & Barrels
  • Abacus & Mah Jong Sets
  • Specialty Boxes & Vanities
  • Puppets
  • Stools
  • Bird & Cricket Cages
  • Boxes & Show Buckets
  • Children's Items
  • Household Items
  • Metal & Unusual Items
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  • Antique Chinese Accessories: Vernacular Items, c. 1850-1930 With Price Guide

    Margie L. Yates


  • Binding: Soft Cover

    Copyright: 2005

    Pages: 160

    Size: 8.5 x 11 in.

    Condition: New

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