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Our showroom is now closed until further notice for the safety of our staff and customers. However we continue to sell online and are working with our delivery partners to dispatch orders for both furniture and smaller items as normal. We are still available by phone, email or online chat if you have any questions. Click here for more details.

Chinese furniture & antiques from the oriental specialist

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.

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Coronavirus update

Coronovirus Update

** UPDATE 23rd MARCH 2020 ** In view of the latest advice from government we have decided to close our showroom from today. This is in order to protect both our staff and members of the public from Coronavirus as...

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Chinese Antique Furniture Regional Varieties

Chinese Furniture - a Guide to Regional Styles

Chinese furniture developed independently from western furniture, with higher level chairs, tables and cabinets developing from an earlier low level, mat culture that was still seen in Japan and other parts of Asia much later. Although construction methods and forms were repeated...

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