Wei Wen | The mystery of Chinese furniture you don't know

Tue Jun 28 2022 TengYe

Some blessings hidden in Chinese furniture patterns
please know

The ornamentation plays a role in beautiful decoration
And the good intentions of Zangjinafu

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The Eight Treasures of Buddhism

As a symbol of wealth and wealth, Pan Chang has a strong applicability.

Generations last, blessings are inherited, longevity is sustainable, and wealth is endless.

So that the evergreen of the tree of love can be expressed and symbolized by it.

In the application, there are two consecutive ones, some for corner flowers, as well as deformed double pans, plum blossoms, Wandai, Fangsheng, and sets of Fangsheng.

Hehe Ruyi Auspicious Ornament

Ruyi is a well-known mascot that not only appears in the form of real objects, but also creates craftsmanship and traditional patterns.

Ruyi ends, called "ruyi heads" or "ruyi knots", are mostly heart-shaped, zhi-shaped and cloud-shaped.

In furniture and even utensils, there are many forms, such as table and chair legs, backrests, cabinet carvings or lacquer decoration, etc., which are widely used.

Full of gold and jade, good fortune and longevity

Ancient coins, as ancient coins, were also used as patterns.

Ancient money and the word hi are called "joy in front of the eyes", and "golden and jade full hall" are ancient coins hanging on ancient branches.

Qian, called Quan in ancient times, and Quan and Quan are the same pronunciation. Therefore, the bat holds two ancient coins that are worn with ropes, which is called "Fu Shou Shuang Quan".

In ancient Chinese furniture, there are also many patterns such as auspicious clouds, treasure bottles, eight treasures and eight immortals, as well as animals such as deer, monkeys, turtles and elephants, flowers, birds, insects and fish.

The most important thing is that in the past wedding banquets, the furniture also had a xi-shaped pattern on it. There is also one of the five blessings, the longevity character, which is also very common in Taishi chairs.

Interested friends can look for the old homes of their own homes to see what patterns are there.

Today's new Chinese furniture structure is more simple, this is a change made in the new industrial era to cater to the market, but it also loses the strong Chinese cultural charm hidden in it.

Maybe when the market likes Chinese-style furniture further, we can see these cultural patterns in the furniture again.

Wei Wen | The mystery of Chinese furniture you don't know