Miniature furniture and figurines in a Ming tomb


Miniature furniture and figurines from the Tomb of Pan Yongcheng, 16th–17th centuries (Ming dynasty), local beech wood and metal, excavated in Shanghai in 1960 (Shanghai Museum)

 

Additional resources

The Ming dynasty on Smarthistory

Ming dynasty on The Met’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

Craig Clunas, Empire of Great Brightness: Visual and Material Culture of Ming China, 1368–1644 (Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2007).

 

Cite this page as: Dr. Kristen Loring Brennan and Dr. Beth Harris, "Miniature furniture and figurines in a Ming tomb," in Smarthistory, January 19, 2022, accessed October 2, 2022, https://smarthistory.org/miniature-furniture-and-figurines-ming-tomb/.