Antique Chinese Lacquered Furniture

Antique Chinese Lacquered Furniture

At Shimu we are proud to offer a stunning collection of antique Chinese furniture, including a wide range of pieces with lacquered finishes. All antique items are unique and because they are sourced by us directly from China, our varied and ever-changing collection offers the chance to choose a piece of history for your home.

Painted Shanxi Opera Trunk New
£895.00

Painted Shanxi Opera Trunk

ATK-TA-0850621

Shanxi, circa 1900 The once vibrant colours on this lovely blanket chest have faded over time to subtler pastels, but the paintings are still perfe...

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£895.00
Shanxi Opera Trunk New
£895.00

Shanxi Opera Trunk

ATK-TA-1020621

Shanxi, circa 1900 This striking trunk would once have belonged to an opera troupe in Shanxi province, used to hold their costumes and props as the...

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£895.00
Painted Black Opera Chest New
£895.00

Painted Black Opera Chest

ATK-TA-1030621

Shanxi, circa 1900 The paintings on this lovely trunk are particularly vibrant, with the yellows, reds and greens standing out against the black la...

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£895.00
Dongbei Red Painted Sideboard New
£1,795.00

Dongbei Red Painted Sideboard

ACW-TA-2890621

Dongbei, circa 1900 This stunning sideboard is in a style particular to China's northeast region of Dongbei. Cabinets like this were used tradition...

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£1,795.00
Painted Black Shanxi Chest New
£895.00

Painted Black Shanxi Chest

ATK-TA-2190820

Shanxi, circa 1900 This pretty, painted trunk is of a type used by opera troupes in China to store their props and costumes. The trunks would be br...

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£895.00
Painted Red Qinghai Sideboard New
£3,595.00

Painted Red Qinghai Sideboard

ACW-TA-2091020

Qinghai, circa 1880 This stunning sideboard is from the far western Chinese province of Qinghai and made from poplar wood. Produced around a hundre...

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£3,595.00
Painted Black Blanket Chest New
£895.00

Painted Black Blanket Chest

ATK-TA-2080820

Shanxi, circa 1900 This old blanket trunk would once have been owned by an opera troupe in Shanxi province, used to store their costumes and props ...

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£895.00
Dongbei Red Sideboard New
£1,795.00

Dongbei Red Sideboard

ACW-TA-621220

Dongbei, circa 1900 This style of cabinet is unique to the Dongbei (northeast) region of China, where it would have served a similar purpose to an ...

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£1,795.00
Pair of Chinese Antique Cream Vase Stands New
£1,445.00

Pair of Cream Lacquer Tea Tables

ATC-TY-11271

Shanxi, circa 1920 This lovely pair of side tables are from Shanxi province in central China. Each one has been refinished in a distressed greenish...

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£1,445.00
Pair of Grey Lacquer Flower Stands New
£1,295.00

Pair of Grey Lacquer Flower Stands

ATC-TY-6807

Shanxi, circa 1900 Simply styled and in a tall, elegant shape, these tables were originally used as flower stands. They would still be ideal for di...

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£1,295.00
Grey Lacquer Chinese Antique Stools New
£995.00

Pair of Distressed Grey Lacquer Stools

ATC-TL-22429

Shanxi, circa 1920 These old stools are made from pine and have been refinished in a distressed grey green lacquer. The legs taper down to horse h...

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£995.00
Chinese Grey Stools New
£895.00

Pair of Grey Lacquer Stools

ATC-TL-12393

Shanxi, circa 1920 These stylish stools are slightly taller than most and so would work perfectly as night stands or as side tables next to a sofa....

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£895.00
Oriental Grey Cabinet New
£1,495.00

Grey Lacquer Storage Side Cabinet

ACW-TL-22036

Shanxi, circa 1920 This mid sized cabinet is in a simple, 'square cornered' design, with three upper drawers and doors inset centrally and fitted ...

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£1,495.00
Chinese Panelled Cabinet New
£1,695.00

Chinese Cabinet, Distressed Green Lacquer, Panelled

ACW-TY-7239

Shanxi, circa 1920 This two door panelled cabinet is made from pine and comes from the central Chinese province of Shanxi. It has been restored an...

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£1,695.00
Black Lacquer Sideboard with Flowers New
£1,945.00

Antique Chinese Sideboard, Black Lacquer with Flowers

ACW-TY-5032

Shanxi, circa 1920 This three door antique Chinese sideboard has thick, deep frames and is finished in a rich gloss black lacquer. Each door is de...

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£1,945.00
Oriental Panelled Cabinet New
£1,395.00

Grey Lacquer Panelled Storage Cabinet

ACW-TL-182575

Shanxi, circa 1920 This exquisite cabinet comes from Shanxi province in central China. It has been updated with a greenish grey lacquer that gives...

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£1,395.00
Pair of Dark Lacquer Chinese Antique Cabinets New
£4,495.00

Pair of Dark Lacquer Mid Size Cabinets

ACW-TY-8797

Shanxi, circa 1900 In a sumptuous, rich reddish brown lacquer, the slightly crackled finish give this handsome pair of cabinets an almost leather-...

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£4,495.00
Distressed Oriental Cabinet New
£1,245.00

Distressed Green Lacquer Sideboard

ACW-TL-19573

Shandong, circa 1920 This beautiful old cabinet has been updated with a new distressed lacquer for a more contemporary look. Its lovely blue green ...

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£1,245.00
Chinese Grey Lacquer Cabinet New
£1,495.00

Grey Lacquer Mid Sized Cabinet

ACW-TL-22038

Shanxi, circa 1920 This simple, square shaped cabinet has been restored and enhanced with a stylish, modern grey lacquer. It's three small drawers...

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£1,495.00
Low Dark Blue Sideboard Sold New
£1,945.00

Chinese Sideboard, Low Dark Blue

ACW-TL-185601

Shanxi, circa 1920 This lovely low sideboard is in a simple style with chunky frames and a rich, slight distressed dark blue lacquer. Perfect to u...

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£1,945.00
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Oriental Low Cabinet Sold New
£895.00

Red Lacquer Low Cabinet

ACW-TL-22825

Gansu, circa 1920 In a vibrant, red lacquered finish, this  lovely old cabinet has two shallow drawers either side of double doors with access to ...

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£895.00
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Oriental Ladies Cabinet in Cream New
£1,795.00

Distressed Cream Lacquer Ladies Cabinet

ATC-TL-22067

Shanxi, circa 1920 In a classic Chinese style, this delightful cabinet has been refinished in a lovely distressed cream lacquer. Cabinets like thi...

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£1,795.00
Crackled Lacque Blue and Cream Sideboard New
£1,995.00

Chinese Buffet Cabinet, Crackled, Blue And Cream

ACW-TY-9905

Gansu, circa 1920 Restored and updated with a gorgeous cracked finish in a palette of blues and creams, this beautiful old cabinet will have origi...

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£1,995.00
Antique Painted Sideboard New
£2,695.00

Painted Buffet with Landscapes

ACW-TL-195001

Gansu, circa 1900 This long sideboard is from the western Chinese province of Gansu and was originally made to hold rice or grain. The doors have ...

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£2,695.00
Large Painted Gansu Sideboard New
£3,345.00

Large Chinese Sideboard, Painted

ACW-TL-22474

Gansu, circa 1900 This striking Chinese cabinet, with its contrasting reds, blacks and creams, is typical of the furniture produced in the east pa...

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£3,345.00