Chinese Chest of Drawers

Chinese Chest of Drawers

The perfect blend of modern practicality and traditional Chinese style, our Chinese chests of drawers are available in a selection of styles to suit all interiors. From simple rustic options in natural, solid wood, through to ornate designs and lacquered finishes, our chests of drawers are ideal for the living spaces in your home. Our chests of drawers also come in various shapes and sizes, including compact two drawer chests, ideal for use as bedside cabinets, through to tall boys and antique herbalist and apothecary chests.

Pair of Elm Chinese Antique Apothecary Chests
$9,252.00

Pair of Elm Chinese Apothecary Chests

ATK-BH-2205175

Shanxi, circa 1900 These beautiful chests of drawers would originally have been used by a Chinese apothecary to store the various herbs, roots and ...

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$9,252.00
Antique Chinese Carved Shandong Storage Coffer
$2,272.00

Carved Shandong Storage Coffer

ATK-BH-220507

Shandong, circa 1900 This old storage chest is from the northeast Chinese province of Shandong, and is quite typical of the robust, thick framed fu...

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$2,272.00
Shanxi Side Table with Drawers
$1,802.00

Shanxi Side Table with Drawers

ATC-TA-960121

Shanxi, circa 1860 With a lovely worn patina and colour and three useful storage drawers, this would make a wonderful little console table. Made fr...

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$1,802.00
Distressed Blue Storage Chest
$1,418.00

Distressed Blue Storage Chest

ATK-TA-1151120

Gansu, circa 1900 Originally used to store valuables and personal possessions, it is likely that the bottom drawer here would once have been a fixe...

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$1,418.00
Large Chest of Drawers, Warm Elm
$1,774.00

Large Chest of Drawers, Warm Elm

TK15N

Finished in warm elm, this deeper, wider version of our Ming chest of drawers has a real sense of understated oriental style. Again it is a modern ...

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$1,774.00
Large Chest of Drawers, Black Lacquer
$1,774.00

Large Chest of Drawers, Black Lacquer

TK15D

Our black lacquer chest of drawers is a modern design - the Chinese did not use chests of drawers as we did in the west until quite recently - but ...

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$1,774.00
Large Chest of Drawers, Light Elm
$1,774.00

Large Chest of Drawers, Light Elm

TK15M

Made from solid reclaimed elm, our light finish really emphasizes the beautiful grain of the wood. This deeper, wider version of our Ming chest of ...

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$1,774.00
Carved Shanxi Elm Coffer
$2,130.00

Carved Shanxi Elm Coffer

ATK-TA-182124

Shanxi, circa 1860 This stunning chest is from Shanxi province, where it would have been used as a coffer to store money and valuables. Made from e...

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$2,130.00
Cream Lacquer Apothecary Chest
$3,554.00

Cream Lacquer Apothecary Chest

ATK-TA-1311064

Shanxi, circa 1850 This beautiful medicine chest in cream lacquer is from Shanxi province and still has its original finish, including the drawer l...

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$3,554.00
Three Drawer Carved Antique Coffer Table New
$2,415.00

Three Drawer Carved Antique Coffer Table

ATC-TA-660822

Shaanxi, circa 1880 The lovely, deep carvings and metal studs on the drawers of this table are a typical feature of the tables and storage chests p...

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$2,415.00
Five Drawer Antique Shaanxi Carved Coffer New
$4,267.00

Five Drawer Antique Shaanxi Carved Coffer

ATC-TA-1780622

Shaanxi, circa 1880 This is a lovely example of the heavily carved coffers and tables produced in the central province of Shaanxi. The chest would ...

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$4,267.00

Chinese chests of drawers for any room in your home

Chests of drawers have been a feature of homes throughout Asia for many centuries and were used to store a wide range of items including medicines. Our versatile range is perfect for many different uses; from storage for clothing and accessories, through to unique kitchen storage or a practical solution to media storage. You’ll find that our range includes both antique oriental furniture and brand new items: new items are made from hardwood timber by skilled craftsmen using traditional joinery techniques. Antique items are carefully chosen by us and offer a great way to add a touch of history to your home. At Shimu we also have a collection of stunning accessories to complement our furniture, including rugs, ornaments, soft furnishings, wall art and lighting. If you would like to find out more about our Chinese furniture and homewares, please get in touch by calling 0800 088 6800.

 

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