Oriental Occasional Chairs

Oriental Occasional Chairs

Our reproduction chairs include classic designs that were seen in China for centuries, as well as more contemporary pieces. We also stock original Chinese antiques in elm or walnut wood for unique seating that's full of character.
Chinese Antique Elm Yoke-Back Armchair New
£995.00

Elm Yoke-Back Armchair

ATC-TA-200991

Shanxi, circa 1880 This handsome chair is in the classic Chinese 'Yoke-Back' or 'Official's Hat' style, named for the curved headrail. This example...

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£995.00
Chinese Antique Horseshoe Armchair New
£845.00

Elm Horseshoe Armchair

ATC-TA-200987

Shanxi, circa 1900 This classic horseshoe chair would undoubtedly have been made as one of a pair. It has the beautiful curved lines that distingui...

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£845.00
Pair of Grey Lacquer Chinese Antique Southern Official Chairs New
£1,495.00

Pair of Grey Lacquer Southern Official Chairs

ATC-TAY-11394

Shanxi, circa 1920 These beautiful chairs, in a style commonly referred to as 'Southern Official Chairs', have been give a new lease of life with a...

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£1,495.00
Pair of Grey Lacquer Antique Chinese Yoke-Back Chairs New
£1,145.00

Pair of Grey Lacquer Yoke-Back Chairs

ATC-TAY-8701

Shandong, circa 1900 These lovely chairs each have a taller, more elongated curved backrest than most similar pairs, giving them a more elegant, sl...

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£1,145.00
Pair of Blue Yoke-Back Chinese Chairs New
£1,445.00

Pair of Blue Yoke-Back Side Chairs

ATC-TAY-10359

Shanxi, circa 1920 With their distinctive, prominently curved 'Yoke-Back' head rests, these chairs are typical of Shanxi. They have been refreshed ...

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£1,445.00
Antique Chinese Yoke Back Chairs in Jumu Wood
£1,245.00

Pair of Jumu Side Chairs

ATC-TA-1030217

Shanxi, circa 1860 These elegant antique side chairs are made from beech wood, known as 'Jumu' in Chinese. The once darker colour has worn or been ...

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£1,245.00
Chinese Horseshoe Armchairs
£895.00

Pair of Willow Horseshoe Armchairs

ATC-TA-198948

Shanxi, circa 1880 This pair of armchairs were originally finished in black lacquer, now worn through time especially on the seats, arms and foot r...

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£895.00
Pair of Elm Yoke Back Side Chairs
£845.00

Pair of Elm Yoke Back Side Chairs

ATC-TA-198979

Shanxi, circa 1880 This pair of side chairs are quite plain in style, but have the curved head rests, shaped like a yoke, that give them their name...

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£845.00
Pair of Antique Yoke Back Side Chairs
£1,295.00

Pair of Antique Yoke Back Side Chairs

ATC-BH-180910

Shanxi, circa 1860 Another beautiful pair of side chairs from Shanxi province, with the familiar yoke shaped top rail fitted over backward bending...

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£1,295.00
Pair of Elm Southern Officials Armchairs
£1,995.00

Pair of Elm Southern Official Armchairs

ATC-BH-180920

Shanxi, circa 1860 This gorgeous pair of chairs are in the 'Southern Offical' style - a design that came later on in China's history. The main deve...

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£1,995.00
Pair of Rustic Chinese Horseshoe Armchairs
£845.00

Pair of Rustic Chinese Horseshoe Armchairs

ATC-TA-1701155

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

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£845.00
Pair of Walnut Yoke-Back Armchairs
£2,145.00

Pair of Walnut Yoke-Back Armchairs

ATC-WH-AC1002

Shanxi, circa 1850 One of the earliest and most successful styles of chair to develop in China, the 'Yoke-Back' style is characterised by its wide,...

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£2,145.00
Pair of Shanxi Antique Elm Armchairs
£1,795.00

Pair of Shanxi Antique Elm Armchairs

ATC-TA-182137

Shanxi, circa 1890 This beautiful pair of chairs are in elm wood and come from Shanxi in central China. They are based on a style known as 'officia...

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£1,795.00
Pair of Elm Official's Hat Side Chairs
£1,395.00

Pair of Elm Official's Hat Side Chairs

ATC-TA-182138

Shanxi, circa 1860 The curved, four post backrests and angular, S shaped top rails on these chairs give them a more contemporary look compared to m...

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£1,395.00
Pair of Elm Southern Official Side Chairs
£1,195.00

Pair of Elm Southern Official Side Chairs

ATC-TA-182139

Shanxi, circa 1880 This simple pair of side chairs is in the 'Southern Official' style that developed later on in China's history, with the pronoun...

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£1,195.00
Horseshoe Armchair, Warm Elm
£545.00

Horseshoe Armchair, Warm Elm

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This version of our horseshoe armchair is in our 'warm' finish, chairs like this one were symbols of status in Ming dynasty China. Known also in Ch...

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£545.00
Horseshoe Armchair, Black Lacquer
£545.00

Horseshoe Armchair, Black Lacquer

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Finished in our black lacquer, this horseshoe armchair takes its design from those of the Ming dynasty used as symbols of status. Originally used a...

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£545.00
Horseshoe Armchair, Light Elm
£545.00

Horseshoe Armchair, Light Elm

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The light finish on this version of our horseshoe armchair, accentuates the grain of the elm wood and complexity of the build, as all the different...

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£545.00
Yoke-Back Side Chair, Warm Elm
£395.00

Yoke-Back Side Chair, Warm Elm

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The name 'Yoke-Back' chair comes from the curved top rail seen on this timeless Chinese design and seen here finished in our warm elm. The style fi...

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£395.00
Yoke-Back Side Chair, Black Lacquer
£395.00

Yoke-Back Side Chair, Black Lacquer

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The seat of our black lacquer chair has a smoothed rattan inlay and works perfectly as a dining chair, with a desk or as occasional seating. Antiqu...

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£395.00
Yoke-Back Side Chair, Light Elm
£395.00

Yoke-Back Side Chair, Light Elm

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Since its early development this style of chair has changed very little through the centuries, with only slight modifications or regional variation...

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£395.00
Yoke-Back Armchair, Warm Elm
£445.00

Yoke-Back Armchair, Warm Elm

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Our warm elm armchair has the same beautiful curves and detail as our yoke-back side chair, including the dragon in carved relief on the curved bac...

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£445.00
Yoke-Back Armchair, Black Lacquer
£445.00

Yoke-Back Armchair, Black Lacquer

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Made from solid elm wood with a rattan seat our black lacquer armchairs would look great individually in a bedroom or living room as a statement pi...

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£445.00
Yoke-Back Armchair, Light Elm
£445.00

Yoke-Back Armchair, Light Elm

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Great individually in a bedroom or living room as a statement piece, or use them at the head of our dining tables. This light elm model is made fro...

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£445.00
Cross Legged Armchair, Warm Elm
£525.00

Cross Legged Armchair, Warm Elm

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Based on the classic Chinese horseshoe armchair but in a more colonial style, this lovely warm elm chair goes perfectly with our cross legged desk ...

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£525.00
Cross Legged Armchair, Black Lacquer
£525.00

Cross Legged Armchair, Black Lacquer

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This lovely black lacquer chair has the same 'S' shaped legs forming an hourglass shape at the front and back, as well as a slightly curved seat wi...

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£525.00
Child's Yoke-Back Armchair, Warm Elm Save 29%
£345.00
£245.00

Child's Yoke-Back Armchair, Warm Elm

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This is a mini warm elm version of our classic yoke-back armchair, scaled down to suit the little ones in your life. It has the same curved headres...

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£345.00
£245.00
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