Chinese furniture & woodwork reading list

Berliner, Nancy & Handler, Sarah, Friends of the House: Furniture from China's Towns and Villages. Boston, 1995. ISBN. 0 88389 134 4

Clunas, Craig, Chinese Furniture. V&A/Bamboo Publishing, 1992. Masterpieces from the V&A collection. ISBN. 1 85177 239 1
    
Ecke, Gustav, Chinese Domestic Furniture. Charles E Tuttle, 1962. ISBN. 9053 4938 16
    
Ellsworth, Robert, Chinese Furniture: Hardwood Examples of the Ming and Early Ch'ing Dynasties. Collins, 1970. ISBN.  0 00 435020 0

Ruitenbeek, Klaas, Carpentry and Building in Late Imperial China. Leiden, 1996. ISBN. 9 004 092587

Tian, Jiaqing, Classic Chinese Furniture of the Qing Dynasty. London, 1996. ISBN. 0 85667 465 6

Wang, Shixiang, Classic Chinese Furniture: Ming and Early Qing Dynasties. Hanshan Tang, Hong Kong, 1986. ISBN. 962 040 4637

Wang, Shixiang  Connoisseurship of Chinese Furniture. Art Media, Chicago, 1990. Two volumes. ISBN. 1878 5290 13

Wang, Shixiang & Evarts, Curtis  Masterpieces from the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture. San Francisco, 1995. ISBN. 188 366 2028

Wu Bruce, Grace, Chinese Classical Furniture. Oxford University Press, 1995. ISBN. 0195 858 182

Wu Bruce, Grace & Yip, Shing Yiu, The Dr S.Y. Yip Collection of Classic Chinese Furniture. Hong Kong, 1991. ISBN. 9627 101 192

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Masterpieces of Chinese Painting (Hardback)||RHFPR

Masterpieces of Chinese Painting (Hardback)||RHFPR

Painting has always been regarded by the Chinese as a supreme art, its merits equal to those of poetry and philosophy. The tradition can be traced ove…

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