Beijing Holds Exhibition of Rare Wood Furniture

December 5, 2012  By Zhang Yuan  Editor: Zhu Yanhong

At the exhibition [Women of China/Zhang Yuan]

At the exhibition [Women of China/Zhang Yuan]

The Phoebe Nanmu Furniture Art Exhibition organized by the Nanmu Studio is currently being held at the National Museum of China in Beijing. This is the first time that the National Museum of China has held an exhibition of phoebe nanmu furniture.

At the exhibition [Women of China/Zhang Yuan]

At the exhibition [Women of China/Zhang Yuan]


The exhibition features 103 pieces of furniture made from phoebe nanmu, a rare type of wood from a species of evergreen tree that is endemic to China and highly prized for its scarcity and beauty. Phoebe nanmu was traditionally used in China for construction, architectural woodworking and furniture making. It is highly resistant to decay.

At the exhibition [Women of China/Zhang Yuan]

At the exhibition [Women of China/Zhang Yuan]


The Nanmu Studio is a firm specializing in high-end traditional Chinese style nanmu furniture. The exhibition will run until December 28, 2012.

Poster of the exhibition

Poster of the exhibition [Women of China/Zhang Yuan]

(womenofchina.cn)

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