Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Yu Garden

Accession Number: 
195389
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module EIGHT--6,304 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Sansui Hall (1760), interior with carved window screen
Date of View: 
6/2/2009
Image description: 
First and largest of the garden pavilions, built in 1760 after the garden had been sold to a group of merchants; it was used as a meeting place. The wood beams have harvest carvings of rice, millet, wheat and fruit. The name Sansui relates to tassels of wheat ("three ears of corn").
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module EIGHT
Culture: 
Chinese
Subject: 
gardens
Work Types: 
buildings; garden structures
Work Types: 
Landscape Architecture; altered landscapes; gardens
Preferred Title: 
Yu Garden
Agent Display: 
Pan Yunduan (Chinese landscape architect, 1526-1601)
Date: 
restored 1956-1961 (restoration)
Materials: 
plant material, rocks; wood; stucco
Technique: 
gardening
Measurement: 
2 ha (area)
Alternate Title: 
Yuyuan Garden
Alternate Title: 
Yu yuan
Alternate Title: 
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Locations: 
Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Qing
Style/Period: 
Ming
Classification: 
Architecture
Classification: 
Landscape Architecture