• #COEN-01 Antique Yu Wood Bank Chest Converted with Drawers and Doors

    Sideboard, Coffer, and Altar Table Chinese Furiture ...

    4800.00

    3200.00

    Antique Yu Wood Bank Chest Converted with Drawers and Doors to be more useful as a sideboard or a storage chest for the modern usage. The original bank chest would only have the solid panels at where the drawers and the doors are. The depth of the chest has been narrowed with the frame of the body and the faces of the drawers to be original. With layers of thick lacquer finish for a slick look in modern home! Dimensions: 64 1/2" L x 18" D x 33 1/2" H

  • #20276 Unusual Antique Alter Table with Narrow Depth and Old Lacquer

    Sideboard, Coffer, and Altar Table Coffee & Alter Table ...

    2600.00

    1300.00

    Unusual Antique Alter Table with Narrow Depth and Old Lacquer. Constructed with Cloud-Style Spandrels Under Single-Board Top with Pedestal Style Feet. Rustic, but Very Charming and is of a Classical Style. As is. Most alter tables that we have come across are much wider and longer. To find a piece like this one with such a narrow frame is very unusual. This one sure will not last very long. Dimensions: L 71" x W 8" x H 33 1/4

  • #18241 Antique Northern Yu Wood Two-Drawer Coffer

    Sideboard, Coffer, and Altar Table Chinese Furiture ...

    1300.00

    585.00

    This nice Antique Northern Yu Wood Two-Drawer Coffer has a wide table top for that extra space you need to work on. The two drawers are solidly built with generous space for storing many of your personal items. While coffer style furniture is common, it continues to be a favorite style of furniture piece at northern China as every home can use that extra counter space and the extra drawers for storing small items! The high legs also elevate the furniture from the moisture from the cement floors many Chinese homes have or had. This one has a nice clean design that will easily fit into modern home's decor. There are some dark stains on the top, but seem minor for the overall antique look of the piece. Dimensions: 33 1/8" H x 43 1/2" L x 25" D

  • 15146 Rare Antique Northern Chinese Coffer Style Cabinet with Painted Eight Immortals

    Sideboard, Coffer, and Altar Table

    0.00

    0.00

    This possibly early to mid Qing Dynasty northern antique Chinese coffer style cabinet is hand- painted with Daoist Eight Immortals on the four doors with nicely carved stylized dragons in a grayish dark blue color as the decoration for the wings, all painted in organic color pigments made of ground minerals, semi- precious stones, and vegetation. The elaborately carved floral patterns on the two drawers look to be similar to the ones from the Shanxi area. Each figure is painted on a panel recessed inside a frame work- a common construction for many of the northern cabinets. The metal fitting is iron rather than those made of brass on the southern and coastal furniture pieces. This one has been refinished in a light clear lacquer finish and is in excellent condition. Folk furniture piece like this one has its own charm in a way both naive and beautifully colored. Chinese home furnishing is a large category with huge variety in Chinese art and antique, showcasing different local areas where people lived with unique different cultures. Dimensions: 45.5"L x 20.5"D x 35.5"H

  • #14117 Excellent Antique Carved Ming Style Coffer

    Sideboard, Coffer, and Altar Table

    9000.00

    0.00

    This rare and beautiful antique carved Ming style coffer has rare and exceptional Ming style carvings that are intricately and exceptionally excuted . such workmanship can only come from the Zhiangzhe area where the best wood workers gathered during the prime furniture- making years during the late Ming to early Qing period. This coffer is of a narrower depth which could have been altered. The front- facing sun flower motif is unique to the wood work from the Ming Dynasty. One sees traces of the original organic red color pigment at the carving. French Polish blonde. Dimensions: 52 3/4"w x 16 1/4"d x 35"h

  • #14925 Small 18-19th Century Low Altar Table with Rare Beautiful Carved Motifs

    Sideboard, Coffer, and Altar Table Chinese Furiture ...

    2200.00

    995.00

    This beautiful small size 18-19th century antique Chinese Yu wood low altar table/ stand with pedestal style feet has a beautiful and rare carved open work in Shou (Longevity) character in a cursive style script as well as the carved Buddhist's "Wan" symbol on the inserted side panels of the pedestals (see detailed photo below). The feet, the posts of the pedestal frame, joins the single- board top panel, pegged and fitted inside and further supported by the stretchers and the spandrels on the two sides, forming an interesting arrow shape design outside. The base of the pedestal feet are also carved with a simple and elegant pomegranate design at the arch. This piece still retains the original dark lacquer finish and old patina. Dimensions: 39 3/4"w x 7 1/2"d x 11 1/8"h

  • #9928 17th Century Flat Style An Table With Carved Buddhist Motif

    Sideboard, Coffer, and Altar Table

    0.00

    0.00

    Very rare 17th century altar table made of a very thick walnut hardwood single-board top and Chinese Elm combination with rare cut-out Buddhist "Wan" symbol on pedestal style feet; with fan-shaped tapered pedestals. FP finish. Dimensions: 79 1/2"w x 13 1/2"d x 35"h.

  • #8621 Rare Large Size 17-18th Century Antique Ming Style Altar Table

    Sideboard, Coffer, and Altar Table

    0.00

    0.00

    This very rare early style 17-18th century antique extra large size altar table still retains traces of the original dark lacquer pigment as well as natural wood patina honored by time. Its design is slick and clean. It is constructed with generous material with lasting joinery. Possibly made of one type of Nan-Mu (Chinese cedar); 250 years old or so with some old repairs. Few early Nan-Mu furniture pieces can be found. Dimensions: 85"w x 14 1/4"d x 35 1/2"h

  • #7838 Rare 18-19th Century Extra Long Side Table

    Sideboard, Coffer, and Altar Table Chinese Furiture ...

    9000.00

    2600.00

    Rare 18-19th century extra long side table made of northern elm with a wrap style design and round legs. The whole table is constructed with rounded edges with unusual carved stylized dragon motif in a flower shape as support placed in between the table top and the delicate stretcher. French Polish finish. Minor repair to the inserted top panel. Some replacement of the carved motifs. Dimensions: 93 1/4"w x 18"d x 33"h.

  • #11971 Rare Antique Ming Style 18-19th Century Altar Table with Slat Design

    Sideboard, Coffer, and Altar Table

    13000.00

    4300.00

    Very rare 18-19th century antique Ming style altar table made of Yu wood, northern Chinese elm, with a rare slat design on the pedestal style feet and carved stylized beaded spandrels in cloud shape; with beautiful original light amber color finish. Such design with slats on the tapered pedestal feet is rarely seen for altar tables. Dimensions: 80"w x 16 1/2"w x 38"h

  • #13741 17th-18th Century Massive Size Walnut Hardwood Altar Table with Ruyi and Coin Design

    Sideboard, Coffer, and Altar Table

    0.00

    0.00

    (早清特大核桃木雕銅錢圖案長條案) Very Rare Extra Large Size Antique Chinese 17-18th century walnut hardwood altar table with Ruyi and coin design. It is constructed with a thicker than usual and very impressive single-board top made of one plank of Chinese walnut wood. The thin inserted planks on the Pedestal style feet are carved with an unusual large openwork of an auspicious coin motif rarely seen on large altar table like this. It still has traces of the original dark lacquer finish on the surface of the wood one can see. The bases underneath the feet were repaired. Old northern Chinese furniture, such as tables and screens, made of Chinese walnut can occasionally be found but is rare, especially the ones form the early Qing to Ming. It is considered a novelty item. Although larger sizes of An table or altar table are common, especially the ones form northern China, this massive size walnut wood altar table is still very impressive. It is a piece full of life and organic feel with its generous good material and its unaltered and simplistic good form and texture as well. Dimensions: 89"w x 14"d x 39"h

  • #13147 Very Rare Extra-Long Antique Altar Table Made of Spotted Bamboo

    Sideboard, Coffer, and Altar Table

    0.00

    0.00

    (清代特大尺寸格式湘妃竹供桌)This impressive and very rare seven feet long antique Chinese bamboo altar table is constructed and joined together with both the bamboo pegs and tied knots. The wrapping style bent joinery at each corner of the table is an interesting one that is similar to and was possibly imitated by some of the Chinese wooden furniture pieces with the same style of joinery. The waist area underneath the wooden top panel also has the same type of construction as some of the wood furniture pieces. Old bamboo furniture pieces are extremely rare as they don't last nearly as long as the wooden furniture pieces. Few authentic antique bamboo furniture pieces can be found. This bamboo table is made of rare Xiang-Fei-Zhu bamboo (“Zhu” means bamboo) with the beautiful small natural dark spots in different shades and shapes like "tears" on the bamboo surface which creates a beautiful iridescent result with the naturally aged bamboo patina as the background. It is said to be as beautiful as the tears from the famous Chinese beauty or beauties, according to the mythology, whose tears stained the surface of the bamboo before throwing herself to the river. The word of “Xiang” also shares the same pronunciation as the word for “Hunan province” in northern China where this bamboo was also grown. Though repaired in various spots, this very long and antique bamboo "An table" made of Xiang-Fe-Zhu is extremely rare and is a major piece to represent this type of furniture. Dimensions: 37 1/2"h x 83 5/8"w x 18 3/4"d

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