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Author Kates, George N. (George Norbert), 1895-1990.
Title Chinese household furniture / from examples selected and measured by Caroline F. Bieber and Beatrice M. Kates ; text by George N. Kates ; photographs by Hedda Hammer Morrison.
Published New York : Harper, c1948.

 Special Collections & Archives  NK2668 .K3 1948    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 125 p. : ill., plates ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Bibliographical references in "Notes to the text" (p. 60-63) "Summary working bibliography": p. 125.
Contents Origins and development -- Growth of western interest -- The Chinese tradition -- What the West noticed -- Native appraisals -- Problems of dating -- The woods employed -- Historical evolution -- Cupboards in general -- Wardrobes -- Smaller cupboards -- Open cupboards -- Dressers -- Tables -- Small tables -- Writing tables -- Side tables -- Altar tables -- Lute tables, etc. -- The built-in K'ang -- K'ang furniture -- The bed -- The stool -- The chair -- Various chests, boxes, etc. -- Traditional design -- Furniture arrangement -- Conclusions.
Local Note Special Collections' copy is part of the Colonel George Carrington Collection.
George Carrington; Gift.
Subject Furniture -- China.
Related Names Bieber, Caroline Frances.
Kates, Beatrice M.
Morrison, Hedda.
Collection Title Old China Hands Archive.
Colonel George Carrington Collection.
Related To Online version: Kates, George N. (George Norbert), 1895- Chinese household furniture. [1st ed.] New York, Harper [1948] (OCoLC)608933887
OCLC number 2013545