Trunks & Chests

Trunks & Chests

Perfect for bedroom storage and often ideal as Chinese coffee tables or oriental side tables, our new and antique wooden Chinese trunks and chests are both practical and beautiful. Perfectly finished in an oriental design and boasting warm tones and colours, these classic items offer useful storage as well as elegant style.
Painted Red Lacquer Blanket Trunk New
£795.00

Painted Red Lacquer Blanket Trunk

ATK-TA-198836

Gansu, circa 1860 This old blanket trunk has a painted front panel which shows vases of flowers, fruits and vegetables on a cream background, along...

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£795.00
Black Lacquer Chinese Painted Chest New
£645.00

Painted Opera Trunk in Black Lacquer

ATK-TA-198837

Gansu, circa 1880 This delightful trunk is in its original black lacquer, with paintings that depict a scene from a Chinese opera - two figures at ...

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£645.00
Green Lacquer Blanket Chest New
£625.00

Green Lacquer Blanket Chest

ATK-TL-6763

Beijing, circa 1900This old blanket chest has been refinished in a distressed, pale green lacquer and is a great size to be used as a coffee table....

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£625.00
Painted Red Lacquer Leather Trunk
£565.00

Painted Red Lacquer Leather Trunk

ATK-BH-180904

Zhejiang, circa 1900 This small blanket box is in wood, covered in red leather and decorated in gold on the front with details of flowers and bird...

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£565.00
Pair of Painted Black Trunks on Stands
£1,145.00

Pair of Painted Black Trunks on Stands

ATK-TAY-4586

Gansu, circa 1900 This handsome pair of chests are originally from the western Chinese province of Gansu. They still show the old paintings of flo...

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£1,145.00
Black Lacquer Chest on Stand
£595.00

Black Lacquer Chest on Stand

ATK-TAY-3287

Gansu, circa 1900 One of a pair of painted chests that are ideal either side of a bed or sofa. The chests are in pine, still with the old black la...

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£595.00
Painted Chest on Stand
£595.00

Painted Chest on Stand

ATK-TAY-3288

Gansu, circa 1900 One of two similar painted chests that would be perfect next to a sofa or either side of a bed. The chests are in pine, still wit...

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£595.00
Black Lacquer Painted Opera Trunk
£595.00

Black Lacquer Painted Trunk

ATK-TAY-3924

Gansu, circa 1900 This decorative trunk would work well for storage at the end of a bed or perhaps next to a sofa as a side table. In the old blac...

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£595.00
Painted Chinese Opera Trunk
£645.00

Painted Chinese Opera Trunk

ATK-TA-1840717

Shanxi, circa 1880 This old trunk is in its original finish and still with the old paintings of flowers and a simple landscape on the front. It wo...

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£645.00
Pair of Red and Gold Painted Chests
£1,245.00

Pair of Red and Gold Painted Chests

ATK-TA-1607203

Qingha, circa 1900 This beautiful pair of blanket chests are from the western province of Qingha. They are in their original red lacquer finish, s...

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£1,245.00
Red Lacquer Painted Blanket Box
£545.00

Red Lacquer Painted Blanket Box

ATK-TY-3236

Qinghai, circa 1900 This quaint red lacquer storage box comes from Qinghai province in western China. The paintings are original, still very clear ...

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£545.00
Pair of Painted Tiger Chests
£1,245.00

Pair of Painted Tiger Chests

ATK-GY-168514

Qinghai, circa 1930 This impressive pair of tiger chests are from the border of Tibet and Qinghai province in the far west of China. The colourful ...

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£1,245.00
Cream Leather Trunk, Chinese Antique
£495.00
£395.00

Cream Leather Trunk, Chinese Antique

ATK-TL-9106

Zhejiang, circa 1900 A fine example, this cream, leather covered box would once have been used to store important documents. The interior is finish...

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£495.00
£395.00
Shandong Red Lacquer Trunk
£495.00

Shandong Red Lacquer Trunk

ATK-TL-2724

Shandong, circa 1920 This red lacquered, decorated trunk is from Shandong in North Eastern China. The paintings are of vases of flowers and other c...

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£495.00
Pair of Painted Trunks with Stands
£1,195.00

Pair of Painted Trunks with Stands

ATK-TL-2510

Gansu, circa 1900 This beautiful pair of blanket boxes date from the early 20th century and were made in Gansu province in the west of China. The w...

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£1,195.00
Painted Pine Oriental Trunk
£695.00

Painted Pine Oriental Trunk

ATK-TL-2596

Gansu, circa 1900 This colourful old blanket chest Is made from pine and originates from Gansu in western China, the heavy, decorative base being t...

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£695.00
Chinese Merchants Chest
£345.00

Chinese Merchants Chest

ATK-TA-1203064

Shanxi, circa 1880 This simple little chest would have been used by a Chinese merchant to carry his wares as he travelled the towns and villages. M...

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£345.00
Floral Red Painted Chinese Chest
£625.00

Floral Red Painted Chinese Chest

ATK-TL-1847

Gansu, circa 1900 This beautiful red lacquer storage chest is completely original except for the simple brass clasp, which has replaced the old one...

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£625.00
Pair of Painted Antique Trunks
£1,225.00

Pair of Painted Antique Trunks

ATK-TL-5000

Gansu, circa 1900 This gorgeous pair of antique trunks are painted with scenes of everyday life, including various figures in traditional dress fro...

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£1,225.00
Painted Qinghai Blanket Trunk
£695.00

Painted Qinghai Blanket Trunk

ATK-WQ-141211

Qinghai, circa 1880 The lacquer and paintings on this large trunk are all old, now worn in parts to show the wood beneath, particularly around the ...

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£695.00
Pingyao Painted Chest
£345.00

Pingyao Painted Chest

ATK-94470

Shanxi, circa 1860 This is another nice example of the type of painted decoration that the city of Pingyao in central Shanxi was famous for. Again ...

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£345.00
Antique Chinese Dowry Chest
£1,695.00
£1,445.00

Antique Dowry Chest

ASC-CF301

Shanxi, circa 1850 This large, multi-compartment chest is in a highly original condition, with the old finish, carved base and handles and even the...

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£1,695.00
£1,445.00
Chinese Antique Dowry Chest
£1,695.00
£1,445.00

Chinese Dowry Chest

ASC-CF201

Shanxi, circa 1850 This lovely, large chest would once have belonged to a Chinese bride, used to hold her dowry or food for the wedding celebration...

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£1,695.00
£1,445.00
Elm Blanket Chest on Stand
£695.00

Elm Blanket Chest on Stand

F2-FU176903-O

Beijing, 1880 This lovely trunk is made from elm, with its distinctive wide grain pattern showing in the pale wood. The stand is newly made.

£695.00

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