A well-crafted Chinese lacquered, marble, and ebony inlay hardwood hand carved coffee table. The well-carved cabriole legs with Chinese cloisonne and ebony mounted coffee tables carved by Emperor Ming Dynasty are handcrafted and adorned with Chinese art. The top with an elegantly painted and embroidered border embroidered with imperial Chinese title: Mythological antique Chinese hand carved Jade sword (made from rare, high quality jade), and the base with incised and painted Chinese traditional patterns and characters.
Jade is a green-colored gemstone that is one of the most popular gemstones used for making Chinese and Tibetan Buddhist statues. In Chinese culture, jade is associated with longevity and love and is considered as a symbol of power and prosperity. It has been used in Chinese art and its uses can be seen in various forms and designs of Chinese art.
The Jade sword is a very strong, light weapon used for combat and for protection. It is also known as “the dragon-head sword” and was often made by soldiers of the imperial Chinese army. This is also the symbol of a powerful, noble lifestyle in China. This type of table is designed with great attention to detail in relation to the jade.
The Jade table has different styles. The design usually begins with a flat piece of wood covered with a thick veneer and a lacquer that are usually dark brown or black. Then, it is topped off with a base covered with a darker lacquer, sometimes made of a gray or silver finish. The top surface is decorated with either Chinese character or Chinese calligraphy and is embellished with jade accents.
Jade is used in many of the patterns and designs of the table top. Jade is often used for the scrollwork at the top of the table or on the base itself. The scrollwork is used to portray the Chinese character or Chinese writing, which is usually in script.
Some tables are made with a single Jade carving and then topped off with a single table cloth. This is called the “Jade Tile” and is a unique design. These tables are normally used as a display piece, but they can be used for more than just a picture table. In some cases, these tables are used in an actual sitting room.
Another version of the hand carved coffee table is the one made of solid ebony. It is covered with a red and black lacquer and the edges are polished to a shine. These tables are typically made to be decorative in nature and not a practical work of art. They are often placed in living rooms, dining rooms, den, or offices for that special look.
You can find some really beautiful examples of this type of table with their Jade carving. There are also more common versions that are made from natural wood. The natural woods that are used include: Oak, Maple, Chestnut, Cypress, and Walnut.