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Chinese furniture & antiques from the oriental specialists

A leading specialist in Chinese furniture since 2003, Shimu offers traditionally crafted oriental furniture, as well as an extensive selection of restored Chinese antique furniture and other beautiful home accessories inspired by the east.

Choose from our classic and contemporary furniture handcrafted in reclaimed elm wood, or browse our unrivalled selection of antique Chinese cabinets, tables and chests. We can also make furniture to your specifications or source that special antique piece for you. We deliver throughout the UK and can arrange overseas delivery on request. Visit our showroom or order online.

Latest from the shimu blog

Thursday May 26, 2016
Some wonderful finds in Beijing
I spent most of Tuesday with the other main antique dealer that I use in Beijing who continues to source a wonderful selection. These are mostly from Shanxi province but he also always has some lovely rustic tables from Henan along with the odd painted sideboard from Gansu and carved pieces from Shaanxi. The finish […]

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Wednesday May 25, 2016
Antique hunting in Beijing
I’ve been in Beijing for the past few days after saying goodbye to the team in Shanghai on Saturday. Whilst it is always good to see the people there and to check on the latest furniture coming out of production, I look forward to my time in Beijing as this is where I get to […]

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Wednesday May 25, 2016
More from my China trip: the food of Shanghai!
I said I’d tell you more about the restaurants of Shanghai, and it’s certainly a more interesting topic than traffic! I am always very well entertained and well treated on my visits. Food is such an important part of Chinese society and business relations and I am certainly happy to be the benefactor! There is […]

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