On View Chinese Export Art Gallery, level 2
- Sung Sing Kung (Chinese)
- Bed, about 1876
- Satin wood, asian wood, ivory
- Ningbo, China
- Gift of Mr. Robert W. Sarnoff, 1977
This bed may be the one displayed in the Chinese exhibit of the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition of 1876. It was described as a "masterpiece of intricate and delicate carving." It is an important example of the furniture manufactured at Ningpo, a city renowned for pieces with fine carving and inlay work. Moon bed.
- The Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA; May 10, 1876 through November 10, 1876