Hongmu

A dark brown wood, sometimes known as black wood, hongmu is one of the most common hardwoods. It was used extensively for furniture from the mid-Qing dynasty, as supplies of huanghuali began to dwindle.

Hongmu can be difficult to distinguish from huanghuali and can resemble Zitan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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