Chinese furniture in B&W: historical perspectives from old china

Chinese-drop-leaf-or-gateleg-table Chinese furniture in B&W: historical perspectives from old china

This particular image was taken from Ralphrepo’s photo stream on flicker and it apparently comes from a book called “The Face Of China As Seen By Photographers & Travelers 1860-1912.” He has a much longer and interesting commentary with a snip in which the furniture itself is mentioned. “Socially, the furniture belies a family of […]

A a vivid example of artistic nudes, photography & chinese antiques

10 A a vivid example of artistic nudes, photography & chinese antiques

I came across these amazing photos on a Chinese website (though unfortunately I do not know who the photographer is). Now, normally this blog is about Chinese Antiques and the ethnic home furnishings industry (and me complaining about the headache of dealing with Chinese suppliers) but I thought these photos were a great reminder of […]

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