• #24828 Antique Ming Style Carved Lower Altar table with Curved Top (SOLD)

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

    1600.00

    1050.00

    Antique Ming Style Carved Lower Altar table with Two Doors and Curved Top. Polished old brass fittings that might have been re-attached. 150-200 years old. Original dark finish. Recently been restored and refinished. This beautiful antique table/ chest has just the right proportions in its construction that very is eye-appealing! Its simple and elegant style with excellent height makes it versatile to use in many functions, be it at an entryway, under a mantel, in front of a bed, below a window (without direct sunlight), or in front of any wall with beautiful artwork above. Simple ones like this don't come by easily! Dimensions: 45" L x 15 1/2" D x 28 3/4" H

  • #24657 Long Antique Ming Style Altar Table with Pedestal Feet and Excellent Motives

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

    4800.00

    2600.00

    This is a beautiful altar table with wonderful selections of motives in cutout design on the pedestal feet. Rarely can one see so many different selected motives work wonderfully harmoniously together without being too ornate or crowded to the eyes within its structure. The essence of a good furniture design for a Chinese furniture piece might include its structural design, workmanship of the piece-how it's created, and also the minute details that showcase the workman's cultural and aesthetic training, This long table still retains its old patina and is estimated to be from 150-250 years old, but still in good solid condition. Dimensions: 99" L x 15 3/4" W x 34" H

  • #23111 Old Double-Bodied Red Lacquer Cabinet with Circular Brass

    Sideboard, Coffer, and Altar Table

    0.00

    0.00

    Old Double-Bodied Red Lacquer Storage Cabinet with Circular Brass Plates and carved key design at the bottom. This storage cabinet is constructed with two sets of separate inside spaces with two doors and two drawers for each on the outside. there are no shelves inside but can easily add shelves to the existing wooden shelf holding bars inside. The hand-forged round brass plates are original and thick with other fitting replaced. This is a great piece to use for a dining room as a side serving table or for any other space that needs a lot of storage. It is likely from the late 19th to early 20th century and has a new red finish. Dimensions: 62 1/2" L x 22 1/4" W x 34 1/2" H

  • #23110 Antique Carved Ming Style Single-Drawer Coffer with Floral

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

    1500.00

    695.00

    This Antique Carved Ming Style Single-Drawer Coffer with Floral Design made of a mixture of northern Chinese wood including Chinese walnut hardwood is constructed with all rounded corners and edges which provides an appealing visual aesthetics in comfort. A table like coffer is a common feature in old Chinese household, especially in the north, which provides extra tabletop space for all kinds of functions and is sometimes used as an altar table as well. The folk looking carved floral designs include plum blossom, chrysanthemum, and another four-petal flower. It has nicely shaped spandrels in floral design as well. Good patina and wood. Over 150 years old. Dimensions: 39 1/4" L x 24 3/4" W x 33" H

  • #18241 Antique Northern Yu Wood Two-Drawer Coffer

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

    1300.00

    445.00

    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

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

    Sideboard, Coffer, and Altar Table

    0.00

    0.00

    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 rare Jin-Si-Nan-Mu wood with a thick single-board top and 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

    3000.00

    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 (SOLD)

    Sideboard, Coffer, and Altar Table

    0.00

    0.00

    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

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