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Exhibition showcases ancient Chinese seating furniture

Exhibition showcases ancient Chinese seating furniture
Manuscripts and drawings from esteemed researchers Liang Sicheng and Lin Huiyin. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

In a momentous occasion this May, the Ou”s Traditional Woodwork Exhibition Hall in Zhongshan, Guangdong province, has unveiled its inaugural exhibition, Seat of Honor — Ancient Chinese Seating Furniture From the Collection of Liuyu Study, marking a significant milestone for traditional Chinese woodworking enthusiasts.

Dedicated to preserving and showcasing the intricate artistry and cultural significance of traditional Chinese woodworking, the museum serves as a nonprofit institution, offering a platform for the public to delve into the rich heritage of Chinese craftsmanship.

Ou Jinze, head of the edhibition hall and general manager of furniture brand Ous. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Ou Jinze, the visionary behind the exhibition hall and the driving force behind the esteemed furniture brand Ous, expressed his deep admiration for ancient craftsmen’s wisdom and skills, emphasizing the importance of promoting the beauty of traditional Chinese culture to a wider audience.

Spanning two expansive floors, the museum boasts a captivating array of artifacts across themed displays, with the first floor spanning over 2,200 square meters dedicated to unraveling the historical tapestry of ancient Chinese furniture. The thematic exhibitions, such as The Story of Wood, provide insight into the profound connection between the Chinese people and wood.