Precautions and identification methods for purchasing Chinese mahogany furniture
Precautions First, to choose a brand, trustworthy stores, manufacturers, old names.
Generally speaking, their product quality will be guaranteed, and after-sales service is also very good, no worries. Second, to shop around the same style, the same brand of goods, from the quality, price, service and other aspects of comprehensive consideration.
As the saying goes, “Penny a Penny”, the real good things, the price can not be very cheap.
Third, all mahogany furniture is by tenon and tenon disassembly, so the real mahogany furniture without a little glue, without a nail, which is conducive to preventing the cracking of mahogany furniture.
Distinguishing methods First, see if there are traces of fading and damp water immersion in the legs and feet of the furniture.
In the humid areas of the South, furniture is generally placed directly in the mud, this will happen for a long time. Second, see if the pulp is natural. Generally in the user’s hand often stroked the position, there will be natural formation of the pulp.
The new imitation of the pulp is either unnatural or made in places that are not often touched. Again, look at the copper live pieces. The copper live pieces of old mahogany furniture, if they are original, should be rubbed by hand for decades or even hundreds of of years.
Copper live parts include surface pages, hinges, hinges, handles, wrapping corners, inserts, locking surfaces and so on, some of the better materials of furniture will also choose copper to build, a long time will be a faint silver light, amazing. Then, look at the renovation marks. Some of the cloth on the surface of the chair after the renovation, the original seat will leave a dense nail eye, this chair is old.
Some rattan chairs, the original rattan face rotten, will leave the eyes of the vine, turned over can be seen. Immediately thereafter, look at the wood grain. Some furniture surface will appear rough wood grain, but to see carefully, whether with wire brush hard wipe out, whether with the original wood grain pair up. There is always an unnatural feeling in hard-rubbed wood grain.