Compare Burton-Ching reproductions to the genuine article; The choice and quality of materials are the same. The myriad of master techniques required to prepare and construct each piece are the same. The iconic designs and features of each antique piece are all present, represented in the most exacting detail. Nothing is overlooked, from the nail-less joinery, to the exclusive 13-step French polish process. The final reproduction is every bit as genuine in form, design, and performance as its antique counterpart.