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
$776.00

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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$776.00
Pair of Carved Emperor Armchairs New
$1,701.00

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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$1,701.00
Antique Shopkeeper's Chair New
$989.00

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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$989.00
Chinese Antique Rosewood Elder's Armchair New
$847.00

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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$847.00
Shanxi Yoke-Back Elm Armchair New
$2,270.00

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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$2,270.00
Low Wide Rustic Chinese Stool Sold
$99.00

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 ...

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$99.00
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High Backed Antique Chinese Official's Armchair
$1,914.00

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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$1,914.00
Pair of Decorative Chinese Southern Official Chairs
$2,839.00

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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$2,839.00
Pair of Round Backed Chinese Southern Official Chairs
$2,697.00

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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$2,697.00
Pair of Antique Yoke-Back Armchairs
$4,119.00

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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$4,119.00
Pair of Antique Chinese Elm Southern Official Chairs
$3,835.00

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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$3,835.00
Narrow Elm Antique Chinese Stool
$562.00

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...

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$562.00
Pair of Shanxi Lamphanger Chairs
$2,626.00

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...

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$2,626.00
Pair of Tall Chinese Antique Elm Armchairs
$7,107.00

Pair of Tall Antique Elm Armchairs

ATC-TA-1250320

Shanxi, circa 1860 These wonderful armchairs are from Shanxi province and have unusually high backs, giving them a very grand appearance. Made from...

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$7,107.00
Pair of Elm Shanxi Chairs
$2,839.00

Pair of Elm Shanxi Chairs

ATC-TA-1150320

Shanxi, circa 1880 This beautiful pair of chairs dates from the late 19th century. They were produced in Shanxi province and made from elm wood, wi...

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$2,839.00
Pair of Elm Southern Official Chairs
$2,554.00

Pair of Elm Southern Official Chairs

ATC-TA-970320

Shanxi, circa 1880 These stylish, elegant armchairs are in a 'Southern Official' style, with the arms continuing down to meet the seat on curved po...

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$2,554.00
Pair of Willow Chinese Horseshoe Chairs
$2,412.00

Pair of Willow Horseshoe Chairs

ATC-TA-231020

 Shandong, circa 1900 This pair of chairs is in a more 'vernacular' style of the grander looking horseshoe armchairs that were traditionally used f...

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$2,412.00
Pair of Rustic Chinese Horseshoe Armchairs
$1,345.00

Pair of Rustic Horseshoe Armchairs

ATC-TA-133573

Shandong, circa 1900 This lovely pair of chairs are in a rustic, vernacular style that developed from the more elegant horseshoe armchair design. R...

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$1,345.00
Antique Chinese Horseshoe Armchair with Bat Carving
$2,056.00

Horseshoe Armchair with Bat Carving

ATC-TA-200109

Shanxi, circa 1880 This is one of the most beautiful horseshoe armchairs we have come across, with a gorgeous patina resulting from its years of us...

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$2,056.00