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

    Bench and Stool Benches & Stools ...

    285.00

    240.00

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

  • #16597 Antique Chinese Small Low Square Stool with Bamboo Slat Top

    Bench and Stool

    240.00

    185.00

    Antique Chinese Small Low Square Stool with Bamboo Slat Top; old red lacquer; heavy wood; French Polish finish. 12" x 12" x 12"

  • #16769 Antique Chinese Rectangular Stool with Huali Hardwood Panel Insert

    Bench and Stool

    420.00

    420.00

    Antique Chinese Rectangular Stool with Huali Hardwood Panel Insert; 19th century. 15"w x 10 1/2"d x 20"h

  • #16789 Antique Chinese Medium Cabinet Painted Northern Red Lacquer

    Small Cabinet and Chest price ...

    2200.00

    1500.00

    Medium size cabinet painted Northern red lacquer with excellent thick hand foraged brass plates and original red color pigment; 19th century. 35"w x 20"d x 39"h

  • #15805 Antique Tapered Cabinet with Rare Etched Brass Butterfly Fitting

    Larger Armoire and Cabinet

    0.00

    0.00

    (清代栢木刻三元五桂蝴蝶大櫃) Antique large size tapered wedding clothing cabinet with original large size brass fitting in a butterfly shape inlaid with old colorful glass. In the center of this large brass fitting, one can see some carved characters read as “三元五桂 (San Yuan Wu Guei) ”. This phrase came from the ancient court ranking system (科舉制度) when one won the first placement in the high exam (狀元) . The phrase is later used for wishing the newly weds prosperity with many generations to come (三元及第,五子登科,子孫福貴) . This cabinet came from southern China, Fujian province (福建) . It originally had red lacquer as that was the wedding color, but the wood has been stripped since and refinished in blond color. It is made of the beautiful southern Chinese cypress wood with nice grain. This cabinet is generously constructed with thick post and frame to last for many many years to come. It has ample storage space with two small drawers inside and two drawers at the bottom. It has been refinished in many layers of tree lacquer with traditional technique. In the detailed photos, one can see the nice carved detail and dovetail work as well. Dimensions: 52” W x 24” D x 68.5” H

  • #15845 Antique Large Cabinet with Carved Scenery on Doors

    Larger Armoire and Cabinet Chinese Furiture ...

    4500.00

    2200.00

    Antique Large Cabinet with Carved Scenery on Doors; pavilion and river landscape, Buddhist Hand fruit, and Pomegranate; 19th century. 40.5"w x 20.5"d x 68"

  • #16150 Pair of Antique 4 Protruding Head Style Yu Wood Arm Chairs

    Chair Chairs ...

    2200.00

    1250.00

    Pair of Antique 4 Protruding Head Style Yu Wood Arm Chairs; Scholar Style Each chair: 21"w x 22"d x 44"h

  • #16597 NEW ARRIVAL Antique Square Low Stool with Bamboo Slat Top with Old Lacquer

    Bench and Stool Chinese Furiture ...

    240.00

    185.00

    Antique square low stool with bamboo slat top made of heavy wood; with rare original dark red lacquer. This stool is made with heavy wood; possibly hardwood. 12"w x 12"d x 12"h

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

    Small Cabinet and Chest Chinese Furiture Bench and Stool ...

    1300.00

    620.00

    (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.

  • #15920 Beautiful 18-19th C Antique 2-Drawer Coffer

    Tea Table and Low Table

    2200.00

    1300.00

    Beautiful 18-19th century antique 2-drawer coffer cut down to coffee table size; replaced begonia shaped fittings; French Polish finish blonde; as-is. 40.25"L x 23.25"d x 18.25"h

  • #16149 Antique Ju Wood Ming Style Bench

    Bench and Stool Chinese Furiture ...

    585.00

    465.00

    Antique Ju wood Ming style bench with hardwood carving; 19th century. Refinished. Minor cracks on the top, as is. 45.5"L x 13"d x 18.75"h

  • #9995 Antique Chinese Gilt Painted Red Lacquer Cabinet Made with Zhu-Sha Mineral

    Larger Armoire and Cabinet

    0.00

    0.00

    清中早期畫金漆朱紅平面大櫃 This older and larger size antique northern Chinese gilt-painted red lacquer cabinet is constructed with a “Flat-Front, 平面” “Four-Cornered, 四角方櫃” style with a deeper pocket compartment that is almost one third of the full height of the cabinet in ratio. The whole cabinet is lavishly covered with very thick red lacquer pigment made primarily from the Zhu-Sha (朱砂)mineral material with thick coats of black lacquer underneath the red. On the red surface, some repaired, it is painted with a combination of techniques with different shades of gold by filling in the gold after a black lacquer drawing had been drawn first for the contour shapes as well as applying the gold substance directly onto the red surface in a brush painting style on some parts of the painting. This cabinet with bold and striking color pigments that remain to be incredibly vivid and “alive” is graced by time with many depths of texture that reveal different colors and process of its impressive lacquer working. This older and rarer cabinet is possibly from the 18th century, while some others with painted lacquer can possibly be from the late 19th to the early 20th century period with more simplified lacquer work. Cabinet like this one with such lavish and costly material and work can only come from, outside of palace, a prominent family. Dimensions: 46 1/8” W x 21 1/4” D x 73” H

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