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Tea Table

Tea table, also called Chaji in Chinese, is a kind of Chinese traditional furniture. It is a rectangular, low table which is usually designed to be put in front of a sofa. People usually put cups, tea utensils, fruit plates and other items, like beverages, magazines, books, etc on it. Tea tables may also be used as cabinets for storage and usually can be found in the living room.

Its history can date back to the period of Ming Dynasty (1368~1644). According to the ancient records, tea table developed from Xiangji (incense stand). At the end of the Qing Dynasty (1636~1911), tea table separated from Xiangji and became a new kind of furniture. Till now, it is used in the daily life quite often. Read the rest of this entry »

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