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Tongzuo furniture museum registers as Gangzha's 4th non-State-owned museum


Updated: 2020-07-09


Exquisite furniture of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties are displayed in Nantong Tongzuo Furniture Museum. [Photo/WeChat account: ntgzsd]

Jiangsu cultural relics bureau issued the third confirmation of museum registration recently, with Nantong Tongzuo Furniture Museum registering successfully as a new non-State-owned museum in Gangzha district, Nantong.

Located at 88 Yongyi Road, Nantong Tongzuo Furniture Museum has a a covered area of 2,026 square meters, with 1,8623 sq m for exhibitions. Furniture such as beds, tables, chairs and cabinets are displayed in the museum, including square tables made of oak hazel wood, recessed-leg tables with everted flanges made of gold phoebe in the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). A total of 323 pieces (sets) are registered in the museum.

Non-State-owned museums, known as folk cultural feasts, are a favorable supplement to State-owned ones. So far, Gangzha has four non-State-owned museums:

Nantong Xiaotianfeng Banyao Kite Museum: No 675 Jianghai Avenue

Nantong Tongyou Ming-Qing-dynasties Furniture Museum: No 346 Waihuan North Road

Nantong Fumei Hat Museum: No 490 Yongyi Road

Nantong Tongzuo Furniture Museum: No 88 Yongyi Road