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Chinese antique furniture

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Chinese antique furniture

fretwork

Home furnishings; Chinese antique furniture

A type of openwork pattern originating in Chinese art.

Chinoiserie

Home furnishings; Chinese antique furniture

Western decorative imitations of Asian designs found mainly in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Dovetail joint

Home furnishings; Chinese antique furniture

A refinement of the mortise-and-tenon joint; a right-angled joint secured by interlocking, fan-shaped tenons.

Case furniture

Home furnishings; Chinese antique furniture

Furniture — cabinets, chests and cupboards — made for storing objects.

Carcass

Home furnishings; Chinese antique furniture

The main body or understructure of a piece of furniture, onto which a veneer or other covering is laid.

Grain

Home furnishings; Chinese antique furniture

A pattern that is formed in wood by its fibers.

Feng shui

Home furnishings; Chinese antique furniture

Chinese practise of arranging elements to achieve the greatest harmony and balance.

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