Roaring Twenties Furniture . . . in China?

Yep, the Roaring Twenties roared in urban China as well as in the Western world. I was browsing through a really nice antiques store in Williamsburg, VA, recently and came across these restored furniture pieces. For some reason, they screamed “Shanghai” to me, so I asked the owner what they were and I was right! (That doesn’t happen very often.) These came from Shanghai and they date from the 1920s. The buyer thinks they are hotel furniture from that period. Aren’t they cool?



Published in: on February 12, 2017 at 9:36 am  Comments (2)  

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  1. Actually last year the Art Deco Society held its biennial conference in Shanghai!

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    • Very cool. I wish I could have attended.

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