China Red Sandalwood Museum

Tel Tel: (8610)85752818
Address Address: No.23 Jianguo Street, Chaoyang District
Email Email: museum@redsandalwood.com
Hours Hours:  10: 00-16: 00
Website Website: http://www.redsandalwood.com/
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 It's owned by Ms. Chan Lai Wah, who is CPPCC member, chairlady of Fuwah International Hongkong, honorary humanity doctor and director of the college directorate of the Savannah College of Art and Design in America. The total investment is over 200 million RMB. It's a gift project for the 50th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. It's the first and largest private museum in China specialized in collecting, researching and displaying red sandalwood works of art and connoisseurship of classical furniture, which fills a vacancy in the field of Chinese museum. 

The exhibition room covers an area of 10,000 square meters. Here you will touch the essence of red sandalwood culture. The corner tower of the Palace Museum and the Qianqiu Pavilion in the imperial garden assume an imperial air. 320 dragons carved in the Longquan Temple in Shanxi Province are in different postures. The delicate Beijing quadrangles and the Feiyun Building in Shanxi Province are representatives of red sandalwood arts. They are all artistic treasures in the Orient made of red sandalwood. Numerous basso-relievo, sculpture-in-the-rounds, fretworks give full display to the charms of red sandalwood. 

Sandalwood is called the red wood because of its color. Its texture is hard, which makes it excellent material for making furniture. Here, the furniture made in Ming and Qing Dynasties, traditional furniture materials, designs, structures give a brand-new interpretation of the meaning of furniture.