Andrew Rouse Ceramics

Chinese Wood Carving

Our Asian carvings and molded sculptures are all authentic, hand carved pieces that have been handpicked by our staff. Find many varieties of an authentic Chinese wood carving available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, stone and metal, every Chinese wood carving was constructed with great care. Find 136 options for an antique or vintage Chinese wood carving now, or shop our selection of 1 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece.

chinese wood carving

Wall Panels provide a great enhancement to your decor style. This classic masterpiece is designed with perfection and features intricate carving in the center, supported by a rectangular frame. Made up of mango wood and MDF, it features distressed look in a white and brown finish. Use this wall panel to add a bohemian touch to your living space while providing a distinctive look to the walls.

Antique 1890s Chinese Chinoiserie Sculptures And Carvings

He later discovered that his painting skills allowed him to create more vivid creations on wood. Statistics from the local government show that the overall output of the wood carving industry in Dongyang, Zhejiang province, was 18 billion yuan ($2.86 billion) in 2016, up from 10 billion yuan in 2012. The number of craftsmen involved in the industry, not including those who have been relocated to other cities or countries, had also exceeded 30,000. An inheritor of the craft of Dongyang wood such a good point carving, which was in 2006 listed as a national intangible cultural heritage by the State Council, Hu is widely regarded as one of the best wood carvers in China. In a wood carving village built by the local government, he and a dozen other masters of the craft each have a museum displaying their wares. “Just like stitching, wood carving requires great patience. You would also need to have the strength of a carpenter. We need to master these two aspects to be a good wood carver,” said Hu.

chinese wood carving

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Chinese Ming Dynasty Carved Wooden Bodhisattva

Both of them are crouched over a disk like object. This is an extremely old antique wood carving from Old China. The detail of the hair, beard, hands and feet are expertly carved. Look at the folds in the bag he is carrying.

chinese wood carving

Most of which hold complex mysteries, hidden inside each story. These stories are inspired by ancient fables, tales, and events from all across Chinese history. So, these carved wooden ‘paintings’ engage the viewer in mysterious and ancient events to induce a feeling of profound ideological philosophy and inherited history. 8,873 chinese wood carving stock photos, vectors, and illustrations are available royalty-free.

Burls, known as Ying wood or ” Yingzi” from a variety of trees are used for carving figurines and standalone sculptures. While coming from any kind of wood, burls from Phoebe trees are the most common. The beautiful lines of bird’s-eye knots that look like a string of grapes in Phoebe burls are often called “grape face”.

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  • Dongyang wood carvings preserve the original textures and colors in the wood which, when meticulously polished, make the completed operates seem smooth and lustrous.
  • Traces of vegetal pigments as well as mother of pearl dust are still visible.
  • Wood carving is an excellent example of such art.
  • Artists can turn even the most mundane of objects into a piece of wonder through their skills.

China Furniture and Arts has had over half a century of experience with wooden furniture design. Specializing in rosewood furniture, each of our rosewood pieces are handmade with the highest quality wood and craftsmanship. Similarly, our wood carvings are also handmade to perfection to add depth and sophistication to the furniture.

Celebrate the past and present with the Carved Leaf Wood Wall Panel by Bayou Breeze. A leaf-like design panel hand-painted white brings incredible depth and texture to a room. Finished in a traditional natural wood frame that adds superb contrast against the modern geometric pattern, this decorative wall panel is truly a beautiful blend of old and new. Place it above a side table or a rich-color leather wing back chair.