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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

Wednesday September 17, 2014
Final Checks and Container Loading in Shanghai
I arrived in Shanghai on Friday, with a few days planned to catch up with everyone at the workshop, check on our latest container of furniture before it leaves and visit the annual Shanghai furniture fair. I had timed this particular visit to China so that I could personally check a shipment of elm furniture [...]

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Tuesday September 09, 2014
Record prices for Chinese pieces at auction
It’s fair to say that we’re big fans of antique furniture and ceramics here at Shimu, and although we have some hard to find pieces, nothing in quite the same league as some of the items we’ve spotted at auction in the last few months. Chinese antiques, although always popular, really do seem to be [...]

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Monday August 11, 2014
View our Beijing Stock for the latest extra special Chinese antiques
Over the past few days we have been busy adding around 70 new Chinese antique cabinets, tables and chests up onto the ‘Beijing Stock‘ section of our website. If you are not familiar with this part of the site, it is a section where we showcase items that are held with one or two of [...]

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