Bamboo Carving, Guilin
Bamboo carving usually uses the natural blue bamboo or boxwood as material. It reflects Chinese painting skills through thread carving, relief, and hollow out carving on different topics such as mountains, rivers, gardens, birds, flowers, and human figures. The large variety of items carved include tea caddy, vase, pencil vase, smoking set, bamboo chopsticks, bamboo crabstick, and folding screen, etc. Bamboo Carving is well known for its precise carving technique, remote artistic concept, and the match between the object and the abstract, boasting of high artistic value.
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