Global teak chair

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Global teak chair

Story:

The story of a global chair and its Dutch-American owner

story by Koen van der Lijn

European design, Chinese maker, and a Dutch-American buyer: this chair is the embodiment of globalization in the 18th century. This is the story of a chair and its owner, who was sent to the Forbidden City in honor of the Qianlong Emperor’s anniversary.

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