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Classical Chinese wood furniture September 1 to November 1, 1992

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Published by San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum in San Francisco .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • China

Subjects:

  • Furniture -- China -- History -- Ming-Qing dynasties, 1368-1912 -- Exhibitions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 47).

Statementcurated by Sandra Lok Fu Chin ; preface by Weldon Smith ; introduction by Lark Mason ; essay by Sandra Lok Fu Chin.
GenreExhibitions.
ContributionsChin, Sandra Lok Fu., San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK2668 .C57 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1043966M
ISBN 101877742023
LC Control Number93243053

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