Imbued with Emotion - Decoration Patterns of Classical Furniture
Updated: 2012-07-20 14:25
Furniture from Ming and Qing Dynasties, especially the Qing-style furniture, has attached particular importance to the application of decoration as the way of embodying its rich cultural connotations. That is why the decoration of the furniture is in conformity with the popular gorgeous and sumptuous styles advocated in Qing Dynasty. In terms of the decorative patterns, except the geometric designs, the furniture from Ming and Qing dynasties tend to use plants, animals, characters and other historical stories and folk tales to express emotions such as devotion, expectation, pursuit and blessing.
The decoration of the classic furniture embodies different meanings and implications mainly from the following four aspects.