Originally made and used in China's Shanxi province over 150 years ago, this medicine chest in cream lacquer still has its original finish, including the drawer labels and drawer handles. Once used by an apothecary to hold the herbs and remedies used in Chinese medicine.
Beijing Teal Painted Cabinet. This lovely tall cabinet is in a distressed green lacquer, the two sets of doors and two shallow drawers that separate them each lacquered in soft cream and decorated with traditional Chinese painitings of flowers in green and pink. #TealCabinet #ChinesePaintedCabinet
A beautiful, deep red lacquer sideboard from Qinghai province in western China, dating from around 1900. The shape and design are almost modern, with thick frames and minimal decoration. The two side doors have been added recently in place of what would originally have been fixed panels, making the cabinet more practical for use as a modern sideboard.
Stunning Red Lacquer Antique Chinese Sideboard. This gorgeuous piece originated from Gansu Province and is around a hundred years old. The detailed paintings of mountain landscapes on the doors contrast beautifully with the surrounding red lacquer frames.
This wonderful CD storage chest provides an updated version of the classic Chinese apothecary or medicine chest. The nine small upper drawers are perfectly sized to hold CDs and DVDs and there are two larger drawers underneath. The drawers are all dovetailed, each one with a simple brass handle. The chest is in reclaimed solid elm wood, with the tapered profile and extended top that distinguishes our Asian Contemporary furniture range.
This unusual and beautifully decorated cabinet dates from the mid 19th century and is from the north central Chinese province of Shaanxi. There are some wonderful paintings on the doors and front panels showing flowers and a number of interesting looking figures in hats and robes.
Chinese Blue Lacquer Cabinet. This handsome antique cabinet orignated in Shanxi province in central China in the early 20th century. It has been refinished in a distressed blue lacquer, giving it a new look that would fit well in a contemporary setting. #AntiqueCabinet #BlueLacquerCabinet
Antique blanket chest from Qinghai, still with original painted red lacquer finish and old brass hardware. The beautifully detailed paintings on the front depict flowers and fluttering butterflies in subtle autumnal colours. #ChineseTrunk #ShabbyChicChest