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.

Medium Rustic Chinese Stool New
£59.00

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...

View full details
£59.00
Low Wide Rustic Chinese Stool New
£69.00

Low Wide Rustic Stool

ATC-TA-1060122W

Shandong, circa 1900 These low, wide stools are of a type used across China by farm or factory workers. They date from around the beginning of the ...

View full details
£69.00
High Backed Antique Chinese Official's Armchair New
£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...

View full details
£1,345.00
Pair of Decorative Chinese Southern Official Chairs New
£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, ...

View full details
£1,995.00
Pair of Round Backed Chinese Southern Official Chairs New
£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...

View full details
£1,895.00
Pair of Antique Yoke-Back Armchairs New
£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....

View full details
£2,895.00
Pair of Antique Chinese Elm Southern Official Chairs New
£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...

View full details
£2,695.00
Shanxi Antique Elm Bench New
£1,195.00

Shanxi Antique Elm Bench

ATC-BH-2205059

Shanxi, circa 1860 This wonderful bench is well over a hundred and fifty years old and is still in its original finish. It was common in Shanxi pro...

View full details
£1,195.00
Pair of Dark Elm Chinese Antique Stools New
£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...

View full details
£995.00
Pair of Shandong Elm Stools New
£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...

View full details
£995.00
Pair of Narrow Chinese Antique Elm Benches New
£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...

View full details
£1,995.00
Antique Elm Chinese Stool New
£265.00

Antique Elm Chinese Stool

ATC-TA-0871222

Shanxi, circa 1850 This charming little stool is in a classic A-frame style, with the seat overhanging moulded legs supported by double stretchers....

View full details
£265.00
Antique Chinese Elm Stool with Curved Seat New
£495.00

Elm Stool with Curved Seat

ATC-TA-0871221

Shanxi, circa 1850 This highly unusual stool dates from around the mid 19th century and would have been used as an occasional seat in Shanxi provin...

View full details
£495.00
Chinese Elm Bench with Cloud Spandrels New
£545.00

Elm Bench with Cloud Spandrels

ATC-TA-0790621

Shanxi, circa 1850 This charming little bench is of a type that was often seen in China outside shops or restaurants, used by customers or staff to...

View full details
£545.00
Rustic Wooden Bench New
£495.00

Rustic Wooden Bench

ATC-TA-0471220

Shanxi, circa 1850 A simple wooden bench in a rustic style, typical of the benches seen in China outside restaurants or shops. The narrow seat exte...

View full details
£495.00
Antique Elm Wood Bench New
£745.00

Antique Elm Wood Bench

ATC-TA-0430821

Shanxi, circa 1850 This long, narrow bench would be great for extra seating at the end of a bed or perhaps in a window alcove. It is typical of the...

View full details
£745.00
Antique Chinese Natural Rustic Elm Bench New
£995.00

Antique Chinese Natural Rustic Elm Bench

ATC-ML-3001014

Shanxi, circa 1900 This old, rustic bench would be great today for seating at a kitchen table, at the end of a bed or in a hallway. It was made fro...

View full details
£995.00
Long Chinese Antique Elm Bench New
£1,195.00

Long Chinese Antique Elm Bench

ATC-ML-200145

Shanxi, circa 1900 This long wooden bench is from Shanxi province in central China. It is typical of the rustic, vernacular style benches that wer...

View full details
£1,195.00
Natural Rustic Chinese Elm Bench New
£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...

View full details
£445.00
Chinese Antique Natural Elm A-Frame Bench New
£445.00

Natural Elm A-Frame Bench

ATC-ML-200142

Shanxi, circa 1900 Benches like this one were commonly used throughout China for seating both indoors and outside, being highly portable. The style...

View full details
£445.00
Rustic A-Frame Antique Bench New
£445.00

Rustic A-Frame Antique Bench

ATC-ML-200141

Shanxi, circa 1900 Great as a window seat, at a kitchen table or at the end of a bed, this old bench would have been used as portable seating in Ch...

View full details
£445.00
Pair of Dark Elm Antique Benches New
£1,395.00

Pair of Dark Elm Antique Benches

ATC-ML-3001056

Shanxi, circa 1900 These lovely benches come as a pair, and would be ideal either for extra seating or as narrow side tables next to a sofa. Once u...

View full details
£1,395.00
Narrow Elm Antique Chinese Stool New
£395.00

Narrow Elm Antique Chinese Stool

ATC-ML-3001055

Shanxi, circa 1900 This lovely little stool would also make a handy side table next to a sofa or bed. Made from deep grained elm wood, it is in a m...

View full details
£395.00
Pair of Shanxi Yoke-Back Chairs New
£1,095.00

Pair of Shanxi Yoke-Back Chairs

ATC-TA-2830521

Shanxi, circa 1900 These elegant chairs are from Shanxi province in central China, and are a great example of the classic 'yoke-back' or 'official'...

View full details
£1,095.00
Pair of Yoke-Back Elm Chairs Sold New
£1,195.00

Pair of Yoke-Back Elm Chairs

ATC-TA-2230621

Shanxi, circa 1900 These simple side chairs are in a classic 'Yoke-Back' style, named after the shaped top rails that extend over the rounded side ...

View full details
£1,195.00
Sold
Pair of Shanxi Lamphanger Chairs New
£1,845.00

Pair of Shanxi Lamphanger Chairs

ATC-TA-3340421

Shanxi, circa 1880 These lovely chairs are in elm wood and originate from Shanxi province in central China. They are referred to as 'Yoke-Back' (or...

View full details
£1,845.00