Huanghua pear, also known as "Laohua pear", is a unique precious tree species in Hainan Island. It is distributed in hilly areas or Plains at low altitude. The wood core of Huahua pear is reddish brown or purplish brown, and turns dark red after a long time. It has dark brown stripes, shiny and oily, fragrant, staggered wood textures and beautiful patterns. The furniture made of rosewood is simple and lively, with deep and gorgeous color, elegant and noble, durable for a hundred years, and emits a faint fragrance for a long time. It has been the first choice of valuable furniture wood together with red sandalwood since ancient times.
When it comes to the beauty of Huanghua pear, the most important thing to ignore is that the natural Hainan Huanghua pear itself has beautiful tone, unique texture and the luster precipitated by years. Therefore, when excellent ancient craftsmen obtain excellent Huanghua pear, they will do their best to highlight the texture and texture of the wood itself, Therefore, the handed down huanghuali furniture and utensils have the elegant characteristics of simplicity and atmosphere.
This Huanghua pear wooden ancient abacus is an old Huanghua pear abacus of rich families or high-end stores in the old times. The ancient abacus is mainly made of wood, and occasionally metal or jade abacus can be seen. The abacus made of expensive and sophisticated Hainan Huanghua pear is very rare. The structure and abacus beads of this large Ming style abacus are carefully carved with hard and delicate Hainan Huanghua pear and assembled into a complete abacus, and the corners are reinforced with copper sheets.
The overall style of the old Huanghua pear abacus is simple and noble. The flat abacus beads are made of Huanghua pear. Except that the two frames are made of red sandalwood and the bottom plate is made of old pear wood, the whole device is made of Hainan Huanghua pear wood. The structural plate and flat round abacus beads of the whole device are meticulously polished. The old wood pulp coated skin is warm and delicate, the wood density is high, the weight is nearly one public today, and the oil is high, The unique natural wheat ears, tiger spots and ghost face of Hainan Huanghua pear wood are clearly visible.
The plate is made of a series of equal number of beads arranged in a rectangular wooden frame, in which a beam divides the bead system into upper and lower parts. Since ancient times, the abacus has always been used to calculate accounts. Because of this, the abacus is usually used by the Chinese to mean to attract money and treasure. In ancient China, children hung on a hundred eye sieve around their neck to drive away evil spirits. In addition to scissors, hairpins and mirrors, the abacus was also a mascot symbolizing wealth.