Antique Chinese Chairs and Stools

Antique Chinese Chairs & Stools

At Shimu we offer a stunning collection of beautiful antique Chinese furniture for your home, including a wide and ever-changing selection of original chairs and stools. Chinese furniture is famed for it’s elegant lines and intricate detailing. Our antique chairs, stools and benches are available in traditional designs to complement contemporary interiors, offering the perfect way to enhance your home with a touch of oriental design.

Ornate Carved Elm Armchair New
£545.00

Ornate Carved Elm Armchair

ATC-RGX-230389

Zhejiang, circa 1860 This ornately decorated armchair is from Zheijang province, produced around the mid nineteenth century from elm wood and origi...

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£545.00
Pair of Carved Emperor Armchairs Sold
£1,195.00

Pair of Carved Emperor Armchairs

ATC-RGX-230388

Jiangsu, circa 1860 Crafted from beech wood in Jiangsu province in Eastern China, these remarkable chairs were likely designated for use by importa...

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£1,195.00
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Folding Travel Chair with Carved Backrest New
£495.00

Folding Travel Chair with Carved Backrest

ATC-RGX-2303792

Reproduction These lovely carved chairs are reproductions of the type of easily portable chairs used in China hundreds of years ago for travel or h...

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£495.00
Antique Shopkeeper's Chair New
£695.00

Antique Shopkeeper's Chair

ATC-RGX-2303741

Anhui, circa 1860 This ornate, beautifully carved chair would have been used originally by a shop owner, placed outside the shop for seating and wi...

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£695.00
Chinese Waiting Chair with Carved Backrest New
£445.00

Waiting Chair with Carved Backrest

ATC-RGX-230351

Jiangsu, circa 1880 This unusual chair is from Jiangsu province in eastern China, produced towards the end of the nineteenth century. It is in an u...

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£445.00
Chinese Antique Rosewood Elder's Armchair New
£595.00

Rosewood Elder's Chair

ATC-RGX-230349

Jiangsu, circa 1860 Made from heavy rosewood in Jiangsu province, Eastern China, this impressive chair would have been designated for the use of ho...

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£595.00
Chinese Elm Bench with Stretchers New
£545.00

Chinese Elm Bench with Scroll Feet

ATC-TA-1791122

Shanxi, circa 1890 This little elm bench is in a classic Chinese style, with S shape stretchers at the front and back and legs that taper down to h...

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£545.00
Shanxi Yoke-Back Elm Armchair Sold
£1,595.00

Shanxi Yoke-Back Elm Armchair

ATC-TA-0671121

Shanxi, circa 1880 Once finished completely in black lacquer, the seat and footrest of this classic chair have worn to the pale, natural colour of ...

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£1,595.00
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Medium Rustic Chinese Stool
£75.00

Medium Rustic Stool

ATC-TA-1060122M

Shandong, circa 1900 These little wooden stools are from Shandong province in northern China, where they would have been used by agricultural worke...

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£75.00
High Backed Antique Chinese Official's Armchair
£1,345.00

High Backed Official's Armchair

ATC-BH-2205145

Shanxi, circa 1825 This beautiful armchair is in the 'Southern Official' style, with a toprail and arms set flush with their supporting posts rathe...

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£1,345.00
Pair of Decorative Chinese Southern Official Chairs
£1,995.00

Pair of Decorative Southern Official Chairs

ATC-BH-2205132

Shanxi, circa 1860 These unusual chairs, with a straight, rounded top rail and decorative carved apron, are from Shanxi province in central China, ...

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£1,995.00
Pair of Round Backed Chinese Southern Official Chairs
£1,895.00

Pair of Round Backed Southern Official Chairs

ATC-BH-2205066

Shanxi, circa 1860 These lovely chairs are in the 'Southern Offical' style, with curved toprails and arms that meet flush with the side posts rathe...

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£1,895.00
Pair of Antique Yoke-Back Armchairs
£2,895.00

Pair of Antique Yoke-Back Armchairs

ATC-BH-2205063

Shanxi, circa 1860 This distinctive pair of chairs are in the classic 'Official's Hat' or 'Yoke-Back' style, named after the shape of the toprails....

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£2,895.00
Pair of Antique Chinese Elm Southern Official Chairs
£2,695.00

Pair of Elm Southern Official Chairs

ATC-BH-2205060

Shanxi, circa 1860 These handsome, dark wood chairs are from Shanxi province in a style referred to as 'Southern Official' chairs. The subtly curve...

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£2,695.00
Pair of Dark Elm Chinese Antique Stools Sold
£995.00

Pair of Dark Elm Stools

ATC-BH-220505

Shandong, circa 1900 These large stools are ideal as side tables next to a bed or sofa, or used as handy extra seating. They originate from Shandon...

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£995.00
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Pair of Shandong Elm Stools
£995.00

Pair of Shandong Elm Stools

ATC-BH-220504

Shandong, circa 1900 This lovely pair of stools are from Shandong in northern China, made from elm wood. The square seat panels are set within thic...

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£995.00
Pair of Narrow Chinese Antique Elm Benches
£1,995.00

Pair of Narrow Elm Benches

ATC-TA-0060122

Shanxi, circa 1850 These rustic, simply styled benches are quite typical of seating used throughout China. Easily portable, they were used both ind...

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£1,995.00
Natural Rustic Chinese Elm Bench
£445.00

Natural Rustic Elm Bench

ATC-ML-200143

Shanxi, circa 1900 The chunky, A-frame legs of this old bench are supported by single stretchers from front to back, with the tops of the legs slot...

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£445.00