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Shanghai deco

19 February, 2008 (05:00) | 20th c, china | By: xensen

shanghai deco - old advertisementShanghai was one of the great centers of art deco. For a couple of decades, beginning in the mid to late 1920s, the city’s artists produced art deco furniture, architecture, and painting to rival any produced in the West, yet with a distinctive Chinese flair. More on this subject to come …

The image is an old advertisement reproduced on the Bund Collection website, which offers reproductions of classic Shanghai deco furniture for sale.