That night, a lot of furniture collectors sleep all night. Huanghua pear furniture once again return to the public sight.
The hovering between the peak and the trough
In fact, as early as the Tang Dynasty, pear furniture has been generally appeared in the Central Plains region, when the pharmacy scientist Chen Cang in the "Materia Medica Supplements" in this record: "Palm wood out of Annan and the South China Sea, for a few beds, like red sandalwood "He refers to the" palm wood "is today we talk about pear. And the pear furniture really ushered in its first golden age is in the Ming Dynasty.
Ming Dynasty is China's furniture in the history of another prosperous period, the process has reached all the unprecedented height. During this period, because the pear produced in Hainan Island, a solid texture, delicate texture, and exudes a special fragrance, with yellow pear furniture contained in the side of the circle, round in a good situation, just fit The Ming Dynasty literati on the traditional Chinese culture, "Heaven and Man", "Yuan Wai foreign" ethical thinking of the identity, so the pear furniture in this period reached its peak.
With the pear produced by the back of the back and left and right on the three sides of the enclosure of the Lohan bed, as the court minister hat hat, used to write poetry painted fan table, used to cut off or decorated fan screen have appeared or upgrade.
However, to the late Ming Dynasty, the court implemented a severe sea ban policy, Vietnam and other places of the pear input stagnation, the domestic Hainan Island and other places of pear and completely unable to meet the huge market demand, coupled with the long growth of pear Cycle, the new planting of yellow pear from the material and in the foreseeable future. The red picnic pear to the middle of the Qing Dynasty into the "dating history."
In the 1980s, after a hundred years of ice, Ming-style furniture finally ushered in the spring. Crossing the long winter, is Wang Shixiang's "Ming-style furniture appreciation" and "Ming-style furniture research" these two books. Ming and Qing furniture once again become the focus of attention at home and abroad collection. Naturally, the most representative of the Ming-style furniture, pear furniture also ushered in her new life. Since then, the pear furniture ushered in another peak, and until today, it is still the furniture collection of the most concerned about that one.
Rosewood: the furniture of the palace aristocratic time flies, dynasties change.
In the Ming Dynasty, the rare Xinjiang jade, Myanmar jade, sea coral, are gathered in the empire of the capital, as well as the Western glass and mirrors are also appeared in the Forbidden City and the emperor's palace. However, in the face of these dazzling, and the color of such a bright treasure jewelry, the royal family members a little bit difficult: these need a kind of color and quiet wood to set off, however, whether it is before the flourishing pear or other valuable wood, It seems very difficult to match with these treasures jewelry perfect match.
And at this time, there is a kind of wood into the eyes of the royal family, which is the red sandalwood. Rosewood furniture, the kind of no noise, deep color, steady quiet features just in line with the psychological needs of the Royal. In the end, the royal chose a calm rosewood. Since then, the red sandalwood furniture has become the representative of the Qing court culture. Even in the Qing Dynasty there is an unwritten rule, where the folk red sandalwood will be handed over to the court.