Padauk Carving

Last updated by chinatravel at 2014/5/6

Suzhou padauk carving has a long history. It has formed the Su style--- the style of simple modeling, upright and straight lines, worked excellently and well polished since Ming Dynasty. The wood for padauk carving products are mainly used to decorate meeting rooms, dining rooms, studies. They include beds, tables, sofas and wardrobes. There are other products like boxes, plates, rolling scrolls, etc. Tub-shaped objects, chests and animals, flowers, characters are engraved in the way of shallow relief, relief sculpture and engraving. The padauk first must be dried in order not contract, distort or crack. The main products are whole set furniture as beds, cabinets, desks, sofas etc, What’s more, the padauk are also used to decorate higher class bedrooms, dining rooms, reading rooms and meeting rooms. They includes the small things as boxes, plates, seats, tables, folding screens; the craftworks as canister, cages, covers as well as characters, beasts, and flowers through simple carving, embossing or engraving skills ; and some travel souvenirs: chopsticks, seal boxes, the bookmarks, line boards, teacup saucer and other thousand varieties.

Recommended Tours:

There are 0 comments on this topic

Post your comment on this topic

You can post as a guest, yet we suggest sign up first!!

Submit

Top Things to Do in Suzhou

Museum of Ancient Chinese Sexual Culture

Museum of Ancient Chinese Sexual Culture

Museum of Ancient Chinese Sexual Culture, located in the … >> details

Jinxi ancient town

Jinxi ancient town

Jinxi has become famous for more than 2,000 years and cre… >> details

Lingering Garden

Lingering Garden

Majestically beautiful Lingering Garden is one of the 4 r… >> details

North Temple Pagoda

North Temple Pagoda

North Temple Pagoda, regarded as The Oldest Tower in Sout… >> details

Humble Administrator Garden

Humble Administrator Garden

The Humble Administrators Garden, located on Dongbei Stre… >> details

Interesting to Know

Tailor-making China ToursChina Summer Tour Deals

Travel Confidently with Us

Customers

10,000 Satisfied Customers

Customers

50 Years in China Travel Industry

Customers

Quick Response within 24 hours

Customers

Secured Online Payment

Customers

Group Tours with Solo Adventure

Customers

No Hidden Fees and No Traps