The origin of the chair

- Dec 03, 2018 -

      There are two pictures of Dunhuang 285 cave murals sitting on the chair; 257 cave murals have women sitting on benches and cross-legged benches; there are women sitting on the bench in the lotus stone cave of Longmen.

       There was also an explanation for the word "chair" before the Tang Dynasty. It was called "the side of the car", that is, the fence of the car. Its role is to rely on people when riding a car.

From the Five Dynasties to the Song Dynasty, the high-profile seats were unprecedentedly popular, and the form of the chairs was also increased. There were armchairs, armchairs, and chairs. At the same time, according to the different levels of honor, the shape, material and function of the chair are also different.

The furniture from the Five Dynasties to the Song Dynasty generally retained the legacy of the Tang Dynasty, but the high-grade furniture was more popular than before.

        The chair is known for its ancient and simple, although for many centuries it is a common use state. The chair was there because at least during the early dynasty. They are covered with cloth or leather, wood carvings, which are much lower than the 21st century chairs, and the chair seats are sometimes only 25 cm high. The chairs in ancient Egypt seem to have been greatly enriched and brilliant. Old-fashioned ebony and ivory carved and gilded wood, they are covered with expensive materials, gorgeous patterns and legs of the beast or captive figures after the support. Generally speaking, the higher the ranking, the higher, and more gorgeous is the greater honor he has ever been in the chair. Pharaoh sat on the throne in important national occasions, often far away from a small footstool in front of it.


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