• #12337 Red Lacquer Square Stool Inlaid with Ancient Thick Brick Block

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    Red Lacquer Square Stool Inlaid with Ancient Thick Brick Block. the Ming style red stool is a reproduction. The three-inch thick and heavy stone top is a brick material rather than stone and is said to be a material used for the imperial flooring during the ancient time. Others also thought that it was a printing block in ancient China for printing stone lithograph. The brick top is 100-300 years old. One piece available. Dimensions: 20 5/8" x 20 5/8" x 20 1/8" H

  • #10719 Good Antique Narrow Single-Board Top Rectangular Bench

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    Excellent Antique Narrow Single-Board Top Rectangular Bench with beautiful natural wood patina on beautiful dense hardwood top. this bench has interesting joinery with a locking bar going through one of the stretchers. Refinished in nice matte French Polish finish. Late 19 to early 20th century.

  • #17562 18-19th Century Square Stool with Red and Black Lacquer and Rattan Soft-Seat

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    Antique 18-19th Century Square Stool with original Red and Black Lacquer and replaced Rattan "Soft-Seat". With Carved melon shape legs. The rattan, though was replaced, it is built with an empty frame underneath while the frame has been re-threaded with palm fiber underneath the sheet of woven bamboo rattan, providing comfort when seating. This type of seat construction can be found on the earlier and older furniture pieces such as chairs, beds, and benches from the mid to early Qing period and earlier, when the comfort and workmanship were the focus for the furniture building. It also comes with original gilt and hand-carved early style dragon carving on the supporting ornaments. Some minor chips and wear. As is. Dimensions: 17 1/2" x 17 1/2" x 20 1/2" H

  • #17498 Antique Ming Style Ju Wood Square Stool with Replaced Rattan Seat (SOLD)

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    Antique Ming Style Ju Wood Square Stool with Rattan Seat. This older and larger stool was originally built with a "soft seat" that gave more support to the spine with its soft and bouncing woven rattan sheet over a specially built wood frame underneath with an all empty space inside the frame- a feature often seen for the tables, stools, beds, and others from the 18-19th century and earlier. Because the rattan had been damaged, the factory often would have replaced with the new rattan with a solid wood frame underneath as a "hard seat" for the modern use with the intention for it to last longer yet losing its original intent to build to suit the human body. The simple carving on the four sides of the stools are common motif for some of the Ming style Ju wood Furniture pieces. This stool is probably from the mid Qing period. The lacquer finish outside has been refinished recently with an all smooth and appealing shine and texture. Dimensions: 16 1/4" x 16 1/4" x 18 1/2" H

  • 10462 Rare Large Size Antique Ming Style Bai Wood Bench with Bamboo Slats

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    Very rare 17-18th century Bai wood Ming style wider bench with bamboo slats on the top for seat; rounded construction with round legs. While most of the Chinese benches made with bamboo slats were made in the early 20th century, the earlier ones such as this one are hard to come by with the perfect wood and proportion from where it was made and of the period. The body of the bench is lightly refinished in a matte lacquer. Some replacements of old bamboo slats. Dimensions: 65" x 19 1/4" D x 19"H

  • #16768 Old Low Square Stool with Wrap Style and One Drawer

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    Old Low Square Stool with Wrap Style and One Drawer; dark lacquer finish; as-is.

  • #16569 NEW ARRIVAL 19th Century Barber's Tool Chest and Work Bench

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    (清代核桃木理髮匠工具櫈) This is a 19th century barber’s tool chest and work bench made of both Chinese walnut hardwood and northern Chinese elm with rare original red color pigment made of organic precious ground mineral that is rarely seen on this type of work bench. This chest measures 17.5” in height which allowed the barber to cut the client’s hair at a comfortable height with the hands when a client sat at the bench. The small drawers at the front and the side stored scissors, combs, loose change, and other necessary items for performing the job and doing business. Sometimes some other similar pieces might have metal loops which allowed the chest/ bench to be tied and carried when traveling place to place for work. the bottom of this stool/ chest are carved on both sides with auspicious symbols such as pomegranate and floral design. A good part of Chinese woodwork was used to create life’s necessities, including utilitarian wares used as everyday objects as well as pieces for special needs, such as this one. This chest has some replacements in wood, nevertheless, it is quite beautiful and unique in its triangular form. It measures 22 ¼” long, 17 ½” high, and 10 ¼” deep with its tapered legs.

  • #10907 Beautiful 17-18th Century Antique Chinese Ming Style Bai Wood Bench

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    (早清明式绛红椿櫈) This is a beautiful 17-18th century antique Chinese Ming style bench made of rare Bai wood (栢木) with old organic red color pigment made of precious minerals. Although Chinese red is generally made from Zhu-Sha, there is a variation of Chinese red colors used by ancient Chinese craftsmen and artisans based on geographic locations. This beautiful red is probably closer and kind of in between Carmine Red (胭脂紅) and Ruby Red (寶石紅). The bench is a Suzhou style. Although its design is simple, it is well constructed. One can see the classical beaded Dao-Ya spandrels underneath the top are well proportioned and executed perfectly in the right shape. There are some repairs to the bench. Bai wood is among other Chinese woods used during the 17th century for making Ming style furniture pieces. The wood is light in color with subtle grain. When polished, this wood feels like silk with a soft glow and smooth texture. Dimensions: 45 3/4” L x 12 1/2” D x 19 1/2” H

  • #10164 Old Ma-Ja Mongolian Style Folding Stool (Clearance)

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    Old Ma-Ja Mongolian style folding stool from the early to mid 20th century. As is. Great for carrying to the outdoor!

  • #15588 Pair of Very Rare Antique Rectangular Stools with Very Fine Original Woven Rattan

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    This is a pair of wonderful antique southern Chinese stools made of better and rarer Chinese wood, Ju- Mu and Nan- Mu (Mu means wood), with very rare and refine original old bamboo rattan top intricately woven with delicate patterns. As rattan breaks easy when used as seating, few old Chinese furniture pieces can retain the old bamboo woven seat. A rattan seat is not only cooing for the hot and humid southern summer weather, it is also very comfortable to seat on as a “soft- seat” because of its special seat construction which allows for the “bouncing” from the body. The old bamboo woven seat is visually attractive and adds to the furniture piece a sense of elegance and fineness. The original dark red- brown lacquer of the stools have been stripped to reveal the beautiful grains on the blond wood. Minor losses on the rattan. Dimensions for each stool is:20 1/2"w x 12 1/2"d x 19 1/2"h.

  • #12363 Pair of Antique Wrap Style Square Stools

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    Pair of antique wrap style square stools solidly made with a rare original old salmon/pink color lacquer; 19th century. Dimensions: 15"w x 14 1/2"d x 19"h

  • #9317 Ex-Large Size Antique Northern Yu wood Tool Bench (Clearance)

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    Large size antique Northern Yu wood tool bench with a center hole on top possibly for rod or tool to go through. Dimensions: 28 3/4"w x 33 1/2"d x 26 3/4"h

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