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Published by Art Media Resources .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8674653M
    ISBN 101878529447
    ISBN 109781878529442
    OCLC/WorldCa41895841

    Chinese hardwood furniture of the Ming dynasty is known the world over for its classical beauty and ingenious design. This beautifully illustrated introduction to Ming furniture opens with a short history of Chinese furniture styles; goes on to discuss the many varieties of chairs, tables, beds, cabinets, and stands included among Ming pieces; and uses woodblock prints of the time to explore. What you call "literary Chinese" is actually classical Chinese, a rather static language that evolved years ago and has since been used as a model language in education, rituals and other rather fixed events. Classical Chinese is therefore akin to Latin in Europe, actually covering approximately the same time span and the same usage.   However, in poetry, Classical Chinese might have an eternal friend. Watch Red Pine on Youtube translating Chinese Zen poems from the masters. I’m not quite sure whether ‘Cold Mountain’s’ written in classical or vernacular Chinese though the translation’s definitely vernacular and .


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Classical and Vernacular /5(2). Written vernacular Chinese (Chinese: 白话文; pinyin: báihuàwén), also known as Baihua, is the forms of written Chinese based on the varieties of Chinese spoken throughout China, in contrast to Classical Chinese, the written standard used during imperial China up to the early twentieth century.

A written vernacular based on Mandarin Chinese was used in novels in the Ming and Qing Hanyu Pinyin: báihuàwén. Austere Luminosity of Chinese Classical Furniture.

University of California Press: Berekeley, _____. Robert D. Classical Chinese Furniture in the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Minneapolis: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Lo, Kai-Yin, ed.

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Lo has edited several books in English and Chinese, including Classical and Vernacular Chinese Furniture in the Living Environment (); Bright as Silver, White as Snow: Chinese White Ceramics from Late Tang to Yuan Dynasty (); Living Heritage:Vernacular Environment in China ().

The book House Home Family: Living and Being Chinese. Vernacular Furniture. We wanted to start this section with a sentence like: "You won't find such a definition in any book"; but, as a matter of fact you can find one in Kai Yin Lo's book "Classical and Vernacular Chinese Furniture in the Living Environment".

These categories can be defined in. Classical and vernacular Chinese furniture in the living environment: Responsibility: [fu bian ji Mao Daikang] = Classical and vernacular Chinese furniture in the living environment: examples from the Qiyan Luo collection / [associate editor Catherine Maudsley].

Catalogue essay and catalogue entries in Classical and Vernacular Chinese Furniture in the Living Environment. Hong Kong: Yungmingtang,pp.

Classical and Vernacular Chinese Furniture in the Living Environment () in English and Chinese Published with the Asian Civilization Museum, Singapore, which exhibited a selection of the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, - classical and vernacular chinese furniture in the living environment kai yin lo classical and vernacular $ Accessories Lounge Patio Classic Back in.

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Office: JFT   Lo's Classical and Vernacular Furniture in the Living Environment () is insightful for serious collectors of Chinese antique furniture. In House Home Family, Lo updates her queries and observations in the chapter "Traditional Chinese Architecture and Furniture." Chinese furniture design and construction methods are.

Reviews Ronald G. Knapp and Kai-Yin Lo, editors. House Home Family: Living and Being Chinese. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, xxi, pp.

Paperbackisbn 0­­­0. House Home Family: Living and Being Chinese is an excellent compendium of architectural, cultural, and historical renditions on the concept of jia (the venerable Chinese tradition of home and family.

Once again, the question arises, "Why would someone interested in Chinese country (vernacular) furniture be interested in acquiring, reading, and re-reading this set of books?" The answer has been suggested in earlier book reviews; it is in part that country furniture style is derivative from classical style.

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Classical Chinese furniture generally refers to a wide variety of pieces made during the Ming and Qing dynasties, from the end of the 14th century through to the beginning of the 20th century.

It includes tables, cabinets, chairs, stools and bedframes, as well as other furnishings used in domestic settings. Materials, condition, age and. Classical and Vernacular Chinese Furniture in the Living Environment; Examples from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection Evarts, Curtis Published by Yungmingtang ().

Zhou Gang’s Placing the Modern Chinese Vernacular in Transnational Literature makes a unique contribution to both the fields of modern Chinese literary studies and comparative literary d on a specific period of historical transition in Chinese literary history (ca.

) when the vernacular was elevated to the status of national written language baihua wen, this study also. Within a few years of the Manchu invasion, Chinese craftsmen combined their highly refined design aesthetic with exotic woods, veneers, and lacquer to create some of the finest furniture ever made.

This fascinating and little-known area of Chinese decorative art from the period of to is illuminated in Classical Chinese Furniture. scholar living in Hong Kong.

She is the editor of Classical and Vernacular Furniture in the Living Environment() and Bright as Silver, White as Snow: Chinese White Ceramics from Late Tang to Song (); and coeditor with Puay-peng Ho of Living Heritage: Vernacular Environment in China ().

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Altogether, he published over forty books. The book Classic Chinese Furniture: Ming and Early Qing Dynasties are considered his most influential work. It is a meticulous, precise work that includes all of his studies he made of Chinese furniture.

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He also commanded two or three written languages: Classical Chinese; a semistandardized vernacular developed from Northern, which in his hands shows some features of the southeastern variety; and his own Soochow dialect." The "original model [for the vernacular story] was the professional oral fiction of the Song and Yuan periods".

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Genre: Classics Classical and Vernacular Chinese Furniture in the Living. Every one of the Ming- and Qing-dynasty pieces of furniture offered from the Museum of Classical Chinese Furniture found a buyer, with the sale achieving a total of $ million.

‘Ten years from now, people will be saying, “God, that stuff from Renaissance was just given away,”’ the collector Robert Hatfield Ellsworth told New York. These books (a two volume set) deal with furniture acquired by the Hungs with the assistance of Robert H. Ellsworth.

Ellsworth is one of the world's foremost non-Chinese experts in Ming and early Qing furniture. These books contain examples of virtually all the forms of classical Chinese furniture. May 1, - Explore alexzhanga's board "Chinese Architecture", followed by people on Pinterest.

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