Seating

Seating

Our wooden Chinese chairs and stools are based on classic oriental designs, allowing you to introduce a real sense of style into your home. They make a perfect accompaniment to our range of oriental dining tables and Chinese desks. Alternatively, choose a pair of original antique chairs in elm or walnut for occasional seating that boasts a true wow factor.
Horseshoe Armchair, Warm Elm
£545.00
£435.00

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
£435.00
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
£355.00

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
£355.00
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
£420.00

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
£420.00
Child's Yoke-Back Armchair, Warm Elm
£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
Child's Yoke-Back Armchair, Black Lacquer
£345.00
£245.00

Child's Yoke-Back Armchair, Black Lacquer

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This is a mini version of our classic black lacquer yoke-back armchair, with the same curved headrest and arms as the larger version, it is scaled ...

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£345.00
£245.00
Southern Official's Chair, Warm Elm
£565.00

Southern Official's Chair, Warm Elm

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This style of chair appeared slightly later in China's history than the 'Yoke-Back' or 'Official's Hat' chair. The main development was that the to...

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£565.00
Southern Official's Chair, Black Lacquer
£565.00
£395.00

Southern Official's Chair, Black Lacquer

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Our black lacquer chair has a rattan covered seat and curved backrest for comfort. The backrest has a scrolling dragon motif in carved relief, whil...

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£565.00
£395.00
Square Stool, Warm Elm
£325.00

Square Stool, Warm Elm

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Our warm elm version is a faithful reproduction of the classic design, and has a rattan top set within the seat. It works well for occasional seati...

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£325.00
Square Stool, Black Lacquer
£325.00

Square Stool, Black Lacquer

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Unlike in other Asian countries, where people continued to sit on the floor centuries later, the Chinese quickly developed higher level seating and...

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£325.00
Square Stool, Light Elm
£325.00

Square Stool, Light Elm

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Stools and higher level seating were in use throughout China from as early as the Tang dynasty over a thousand years ago, unlike in other Asian cou...

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£325.00
Folding Horseshoe Armchair, Warm Elm
£995.00

Folding Horseshoe Armchair, Warm Elm

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Simple folding stools were seen very early on in China's history - the first recorded stools being from the Han dynasty almost two thousand years a...

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£995.00
Pair of Antique Chinese Side Tables New
£695.00

Pair of Antique Chinese Side Tables

ATC-TA-180172

Shanxi, circa 1860 This attractive pair of side tables or stools shows the typical traits of Chinese furniture over the centuries - waisted tops, h...

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£695.00
Chinese Bench with Rattan Seat Sold
£995.00

Chinese Bench with Rattan Seat

ATC-TA-1606175

Shanxi, circa 1800 This simple Chinese bench is unusual in that it still has the old rattan panel set into the top, the pale colour and texture pro...

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£995.00
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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
Elm Southern Official Chair Sold
£395.00
£315.00

Elm Southern Official Chair

ATC-WH-AC1003

Shanxi, circa 1900 This single chair is in elm wood and originates from Shanxi province in central China. It would have been one of a pair but has ...

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£395.00
£315.00
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Lamp Hanger Chinese Side Chair Sold
£365.00
£295.00

Lamp Hanger Chinese Side Chair

ATC-WH-AC1004

Shanxi, circa 1880 This style of chair, without arms, is often referred to as a lamp hanger chair or 'official's hat' chair, both names deriving fr...

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£365.00
£295.00
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Pair of Chinese Antique Beech Stools
£975.00
£780.00

Pair of Chinese Antique Beech Stools

ATC-WH-AS1001

Suzhou, circa 1900 This pair of square stools are made of beech wood. The horse hoof feet and recessed waist are a distinctively Chinese design and...

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£975.00
£780.00
Pair of Oriental Meditation Stools
£1,995.00
£1,595.00

Pair of Oriental Meditation Stools

ATC-WH-AS1006

Suzhou, circa 1900 This lovely pair of large stools are from the city of Suzhou in Jiangsu province - one of the most important cities for furnitur...

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£1,995.00
£1,595.00
Pair of Walnut Yoke-Back Armchairs
£2,145.00
£1,930.00

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
£1,930.00
Pair of Poplar Horseshoe Armchairs
£645.00
£545.00

Pair of Poplar Horseshoe Armchairs

ATC-WH-AC1009

Shandong, circa 1900 This pair of chairs are in a more vernacular version of the Chinese horseshoe armchair. Here each of the large curved rear rai...

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£645.00
£545.00
Flat Top Wooden Chinese Stool Sold
£125.00

Flat Top Wooden Chinese Stool

ATC-TA-182146

Shanxi, circa 1920 Used throughout China for everyday seating, these wooden stools have a lovely, rustic character brought out by the weathered woo...

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£125.00
Sold