Furniture is composed of four factors: material, structure, appearance and function, among which function is the leading and driving force to promote furniture development; Structure is the backbone and the basis of realizing the function. These four factors are interrelated and restricted. Furniture is designed and made to meet people's material needs and use purposes, so furniture also has the factors of material and appearance form.
Furniture refers to wardrobe, table, bed, sofa and other large items.
Liu Qing "copper wall iron wall" Chapter 18: "a back box gun and carbine gun two pieces of furniture guard came up." Household appliances refer to wooden utensils, including cooking utensils, etc. It is a kind of apparatus which can be used in human daily life and social activities, such as sitting, leaning, storing and spacing. Usually, it is assembled by several parts and parts in a certain way of joint, which has become an important part of interior and outdoor decoration. "All furniture, the first piece of wood is suitable for the species." It can be seen that since ancient times, Chinese furniture has been mainly wood, mainly wood furniture.
Furniture is not only a material product, but also an artistic creation. This is the double characteristic of furniture that people often call.Furniture is not only a material product, but also an artistic creation. This is the double characteristic of furniture that people often call.Furniture is not only a material product, but also an artistic creation. This is the double characteristic of furniture that people often call.
The types, quantity, functions, forms, styles and production levels of furniture and the occupation at that time also reflect the social life style, social material civilization level and historical and cultural characteristics of a country and region in a certain historical period. Furniture is a symbol of the development level of social productivity in a certain country or region in a certain historical period, a miniature of a certain lifestyle and a kind of cultural form. Therefore, furniture has a rich and profound sociality.