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Vintage Bronze Oil Lamp Elephant Motif, West Nepal, Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage bronze oil lamp elephant motif. West Nepal, mid-20th century. This charming elephant lamp comes from the mountains of west Nepal. It was handcrafted in bronze by village cra...
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Mid-20th Century Nepalese Folk Art Metalwork

Materials

Bronze

Chinese Antique Wedding Basket Bucket Yin Yang Motif
Located in Somis, CA
A beautiful, substantial, solid wood wedding basket from the region south of Chinese Yangzi river. The basket is formed by holding hand cut and shaped wood panels in perfect tension ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Bronze

Black Field Floral Motif Art Deco Rug
Located in New York, NY
An authentic full pile condition mid-20th century, Chinese Art Deco with border-less floral design on a clear black colored field. Excellent shape and looks like it has barely been u...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Art Deco Chinese and East Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Pair of Hand Carved Green Soapstone Bookends with Asian Chinese Dragon Motif
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Pair of finely hand carved stone bookends featuring high relief landscape scene with dragon heads. A very well done Chinese figural soapstone art object in carved green soapstone pl...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Bookends

Materials

Soapstone

Pair of Asian Motif Bud Vases, 20th Century
Located in Savannah, GA
Pair of Asian Motif bud vases, 20th century.
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20th Century Chinese Ceramics

Materials

Porcelain

Brass Door Knockers Asian Lion Motif, Medium
Located in Somis, CA
Our brass knockers can be used as door knockers or hand towel rings. Fine craftsmanship depicts the ancient mythical animals with a high level of artistic expression. The featured li...
Category

2010s Chinese Metalwork

Materials

Brass

1960s Asian Modern Pair of Blue & White Ceramic Hibachis Floral Motif, Japan
Located in Miami, FL
Asian modern pair of blue and white ceramic Japanese Hibachis. With a hand painted motif of winding vine with stylized dark and light blue leaves on the top 2/3 of the Hibachi and ba...
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Vintage 1960s Japanese Organic Modern Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic, Ceramic, Pottery

1950s Antique Central Asian Rug Khotan Style with Elaborate Floral Motif
Located in Dallas, TX
Antique Central Asian rug made from high grade wool and vegetable dyes. Created in the 1950s, it features intricately woven floral patterns mastered by Khotan weavers. It uses a vibr...
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Vintage 1950s Persian Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Chinese Export Dragon Motif Silk Embroidery
Located in Oaks, PA
Chinese red silk dragon embroidery, with red background two floating central dragons. Measures: Silk 36" x 24 Framed 38" x 24.5".   
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Antique Late 19th Century Asian Chinese Export Textiles

Materials

Glass, Silk, Wood

Chinese Export Black Lacquer and Cloisonné Koi Motif Table
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Chinese export black lacquer cloisonné koi motif table, with a 15-inch diameter koi motif cloisonné plaque, raised on floral incised polychromed lacquer base. The table has a 19" dia...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Brass, Copper

1970s Chinese Cloisonné Hand Painted Vase with Flower Motifs
Located in Malaga, ES
1970s Chinese Cloisonné hand painted vase with flower motifs Base dimension: 18 x 18 cm.
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Late 20th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Iron

Chinoiserie English Burnt Bamboo and Wicker Pagoda Motif Umbrella Stand
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Umbrella storage doesn't have to be fussy. But it should be pretty. This bamboo umbrella stand is a fabulous way to store umbrellas and shoes without making them stick out like a sor...
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20th Century Indonesian Chinoiserie More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Bamboo, Wicker, Cane, Wood, Paint

Circle Motif Rug
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Circle motif rug Colors: gold, cream, beige, brown, ivory
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21st Century and Contemporary Nepalese Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Circle Motif Rug
W 72 in. L 108 in.
Circle Motif Rug
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Circle motif rug Colors: Gold, cream, beige, brown and ivory.
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21st Century and Contemporary Nepalese Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Circle Motif Rug
W 72 in. L 108 in.
Circle Motif Rug
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Circle motif rug Colors: Gold, cream, beige, brown and ivory.
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21st Century and Contemporary Nepalese Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Circle Motif Rug
W 72 in. L 108 in.
Circle Motif Rug
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Circle motif rug Colors: Gold, cream, beige, brown and ivory.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Nepalese Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool

Circle Motif Rug
W 108 in. L 144 in.
Large Contemporary Hand-Worked solid Silver Bowl, Lotus Motif, Centrepiece
Located in 10 Chater Road, HK
The fine hand-worked solid silver bowl is meticulously chased with Chinese lotus motif, and available in other sizes. The silver is 90% pure.
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21st Century and Contemporary Cambodian More Asian Art, Objects and Furn...

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Silver

Red Lacquer Cabinet with Gilt Motif
Located in Greenwich, CT
Red lacquer cabinet with gilt motif with inside two drawers shelf and bottom space. We carry fine quality furniture with elegant finished and has been appeared many times in "Archite...
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Antique Early 1900s Chinese Chinoiserie Furniture

Materials

Lacquer

  • Red Lacquer Cabinet with Gilt Motif
  • Red Lacquer Cabinet with Gilt Motif
  • Red Lacquer Cabinet with Gilt Motif
  • Red Lacquer Cabinet with Gilt Motif
H 53 in. W 38 in. D 24 in.
Red Lacquer Cabinet with Gilt Motif
Located in Greenwich, CT
Red lacquer cabinet with gilt motif with inside two shelves and removable shelves. We carry fine quality furniture with elegant finished and has been appeared many times in "Architec...
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Antique Early 1900s Chinese Chinoiserie Furniture

Materials

Wood

  • Red Lacquer Cabinet with Gilt Motif
  • Red Lacquer Cabinet with Gilt Motif
  • Red Lacquer Cabinet with Gilt Motif
  • Red Lacquer Cabinet with Gilt Motif
H 52.5 in. W 35 in. D 18 in.
Antique Chinese Wedding Box with Carved Handle, Animals and Foliage Motifs
Located in Yonkers, NY
An antique Chinese wedding box from the early 20th century with handle, curving supports, animals and foliage motifs. Born in China during the early years of the 20th century, this c...
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Early 20th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Wood

Red Lacquer Cabinet with Painted Motif
Located in Greenwich, CT
Red lacquer cabinet with painted motif and painted calligraphy. Two drawers inside and one removable shelf. We carry fine quality furniture with elegant finished and has been appeare...
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Antique 1880s Chinese Qing Furniture

Materials

Wood

  • Red Lacquer Cabinet with Painted Motif
  • Red Lacquer Cabinet with Painted Motif
  • Red Lacquer Cabinet with Painted Motif
  • Red Lacquer Cabinet with Painted Motif
H 59 in. W 42 in. D 18 in.
Chinese Green Glazed Lotus Motif Vase
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Chinese green glazed lotus motif vase, with three handles.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Large Brass Door Knockers, Guardian Motif
Located in Somis, CA
Our brass knockers can be used as door knockers or hand towel rings. Fine craftsmanship depicts the ancient mythical animals with a high level of artistic expression. The featured gu...
Category

2010s Chinese Metalwork

Materials

Brass

  • Large Brass Door Knockers, Guardian Motif
  • Large Brass Door Knockers, Guardian Motif
  • Large Brass Door Knockers, Guardian Motif
  • Large Brass Door Knockers, Guardian Motif
H 10.5 in. W 7.75 in. D 3 in.
Black Lacquer Armoire with Gilt Motif
Located in Greenwich, CT
Black lacquer armoire with gilt floral and Peking opera motif. Pair of open door with shelf inside and hidden compartment.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Furniture

  • Black Lacquer Armoire with Gilt Motif
  • Black Lacquer Armoire with Gilt Motif
  • Black Lacquer Armoire with Gilt Motif
  • Black Lacquer Armoire with Gilt Motif
H 75 in. W 44 in. D 22 in.
Tall Vintage Rustic Wooden Barrel with Slatted Body and Rope-Style Motifs
Located in Yonkers, NY
A tall vintage wooden barrel from Northern Thailand, with slatted body and rope-style motifs. We are immediately drawn to the rustic feel and great proportions of this Thai barrel. P...
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Mid-20th Century Thai Rustic More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Wood

Red Lacquer Chest with Gilt Motif Design
Located in Greenwich, CT
Red lacquer chest with gilt motif landscape design. Elegant and beautiful color.
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Furniture

Materials

Lacquer

  • Red Lacquer Chest with Gilt Motif Design
  • Red Lacquer Chest with Gilt Motif Design
  • Red Lacquer Chest with Gilt Motif Design
  • Red Lacquer Chest with Gilt Motif Design
H 32 in. W 25.5 in. D 16.5 in.
Drexel Asian Motif Coffee Table
By Drexel
Located in Pasadena, TX
A square coffee table made by Drexel with Asian lines, decorated with Asian motifs, and a beveld glass top.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Glass, Wood

  • Drexel Asian Motif Coffee Table
  • Drexel Asian Motif Coffee Table
  • Drexel Asian Motif Coffee Table
  • Drexel Asian Motif Coffee Table
H 16 in. W 41.5 in. D 41.5 in.
Large Cast Iron Tub with Floral Motif
Located in Greenwich, CT
Large cast iron tub with floral motif with four ring pulls, there is one casted inscription on one side with date made : " Emperor Qianglong Era 32nd years , Month of June Made" . T...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Metalwork

Materials

Iron

  • Large Cast Iron Tub with Floral Motif
  • Large Cast Iron Tub with Floral Motif
  • Large Cast Iron Tub with Floral Motif
  • Large Cast Iron Tub with Floral Motif
H 16.5 in. W 38.5 in. D 23.3 in.
Red Lacquer Chest with Gilt Motif Design
Located in Greenwich, CT
Red lacquer chest with gilt motif floral motif design. Elegant and beautiful color. We carry fine quality furniture with elegant finished and has been appeared many times in "Archite...
Category

Vintage 1930s Chinese Chinoiserie Furniture

Materials

Lacquer

  • Red Lacquer Chest with Gilt Motif Design
  • Red Lacquer Chest with Gilt Motif Design
  • Red Lacquer Chest with Gilt Motif Design
  • Red Lacquer Chest with Gilt Motif Design
H 32 in. W 24.5 in. D 16 in.
Huge Japanese Red Lacquerware Gourd Motif Box
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Huge Japanese red lacquerware gourd motif box, decorated in relief with Japanese gourds suspended from leafy branches and scrolling vines.
Category

Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Petite Japanese Edo Period Folk Art Altar Table with Carved and Painted Motifs
Located in Yonkers, NY
A petite Japanese Edo period Folk Art altar table from the 19th century, with carved and polychrome motifs. Born in Japan during the Edo period, this charming petite altar table pres...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Edo More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Wood, Wood

Antique Indian Mughal Motif Engraved Tin Serving Tray
Located in New York, NY
Antique Indian finely hand engraved and embossed tin serving tray with Mughal motifs.
Category

Early 20th Century Indian Anglo-Indian Metalwork

Materials

Metal

Japanese Meiji Period Onagadori Motif Bronze Hibachi, c. 1900
Located in San Francisco, CA
A large and striking circa 1900 Japanese Meiji Period onagadori motif bronze hibachi on walnut base with original stone. Body with very well executed form, decorations, and proporti...
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Antique Early 1900s Japanese Meiji Metalwork

Materials

Sandstone, Bronze

Chinese Antique Narrow Altar Table with Cloud Motif
Located in Somis, CA
A remarkable 19th century Chinese altar with a single board top and hand constructed flanges. The top of the table is one solid board into which the legs all blind double tenons. The...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Furniture

Materials

Wood

Pair of Brass Door Knockers, Warrior Motif, Medium
Located in Somis, CA
Our brass knockers can be used as door knockers or hand towel rings. Fine craftsmanship depicts the ancient mythical animals with a high level of artistic expression. The featured wa...
Category

2010s Chinese Metalwork

Materials

Bronze

Japanese Black Lacquer Jubako Box with Stork Motif
Located in Stamford, CT
A four-tier Japanese Meiji period black lacquer Jubako box with stork and fir tree decoration. Box in four sections with lid.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Edo Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Art Deco Bronze Vase with Carp Motif
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Art Deco period heavy bronze vase with two swimming red carps on the front side. The piece was made in the 1930's and is signed twice, one signature on the side and another ...
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Vintage 1930s Japanese Art Deco Metalwork

Materials

Bronze

Chinese Enamel Cloisonné Charger with Multicolored Floral Motif
Located in New York, NY
Chinese metal cloisonné charger with multicolored floral motif on the front face and a blue enamel back with stylized floral motif. The piece was made in circa 1930 and comes with a ...
Category

Vintage 1930s Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics

Materials

Metal

Pair of Brass Door Knockers, Warrior Motif, Large
Located in Somis, CA
Our brass knockers can be used as door knockers or hand towel rings. Fine craftsmanship depicts the ancient mythical animals with a high level of artistic expression. The featured wa...
Category

2010s Chinese Metalwork

Materials

Brass

Pair of Asian Motif Vases
Located in High Point, NC
Pair of mid-20th century, English vases with hand-painted enamel bird and flower decoration. No maker's marks.
Category

20th Century English Anglo-Japanese Vases

Materials

Porcelain

  • Pair of Asian Motif Vases
  • Pair of Asian Motif Vases
  • Pair of Asian Motif Vases
  • Pair of Asian Motif Vases
H 14 in. W 6 in. D 6 in.
Pair of Fine Red Lacquer Chests with Gilt Motif
Located in Greenwich, CT
A pair of fine red lacquer chests with hand-painted gold gilt motif, beautiful color, form and lines.
Category

Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Furniture

Materials

Lacquer

Two Fold Gold Japanese Screen with Bamboo Motif, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
A simple, two-fold Japanese paper screen, often known as a 'byobu'. This 19th century screen featuring panels decorated with green bamboo on a gold ground. The lacquer frame with an ...
Category

Antique 19th Century Asian Paintings and Screens

Materials

Lacquer, Paper

Chinese Export Blue and White Charger Bird Motif Charger
Located in Atlanta, GA
Chinese export blue and white charger bird motif charger, with scalloped edge and fine decoration, front and back.
Category

20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics

Materials

Porcelain

Antique Chinese Square Side Table with Lin Zhi Motif
Located in Somis, CA
A beautiful Chinese antique side table. The table has a square inset top, a full-length drawer, hand carved Lin Zhi motif front panel, a solid mid shelf, an open compartment and a fa...
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Furniture

Materials

Wood

Massive Japanese Blue and White Charger with Carp Motif
By Japanese Studio
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Impressive example of 19th century Japanese porcelain art, this massive and very beautiful charger features an evocative rendition of the 'koi' or carp, with its symbolic reference t...
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Ceramics

Materials

Porcelain

A Pair of Fine Porcelain Vases with Underglaze Floral Motif
Located in Greenwich, CT
A pair of simple and elegant monochrome porcelain vases, with fine under glaze floral motif. beautiful color, form and lines.
Category

20th Century Chinese Ming Ceramics

Materials

Porcelain

Large Chinese Export Famille Verte Peach Motif Box, Republic Period
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Large Chinese Export Famille Verte peach motif box, Republic period, exquisite all over decoration with peaches, trees and flowers. Unmarked.
Category

20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics

Materials

Porcelain

Animal Motif Tibetan Large Lumbar Size Pillow
Located in New York, NY
Bolster size pillow made from a mid-19th century animal motif Tibetan rug in red blue and camel. Backed in cotton, zipper closure provided too. Measures: 16" x 26".
Category

Antique 19th Century Folk Art Central Asian Rugs

Materials

Wool, Cotton, Foam

19th Century Imari Japanese Meiji Bowl with Crane Motif
By Imari Porcelain
Located in Savannah, GA
This handsome Japanese Porcelain bowl dating from the Meiji era (1868-1912) is boldly hand painted with deep rich blue and cinnabar enamel. The well of the bowl features various desi...
Category

Antique 1860s Japanese Meiji Ceramics

Materials

Porcelain

Vintage Lacquered Chinese Tiered Bamboo Lamp Table with Geometric Motifs
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese vintage tiered bamboo lamp table from the mid-20th century, with geometric patterns. Born in China during the midcentury period, this handsome lamp table features a tiered ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Chinese Furniture

Materials

Bamboo

Japanese Nabashima Porcelain Blue Plate with Three Sake Bottle Motif
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Edo period Nabashima porcelain blue plate with a motif of three sake bottles on a background of blue waves. The piece dates from the mid-19th century and is in great conditi...
Category

Antique 1850s Japanese Edo Ceramics

Materials

Porcelain

Chinese Porcelain Garden Seat in Blue and White Floral Motif
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Chinese porcelain garden seats or end tables in blue and white floral motif. Blue and white Chinese ceramic garden stool with hand-painted striking floral chinoiserie floral art wor...
Category

Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Chinese Antique Martaban Water Jar with Dragon Motifs and Ocher Glaze
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese antique Martaban water jar from the 19th century, with dragon motifs and petite loop handles. Created in the Martaban kilns, this antique water jar showcases the typical Ma...
Category

Antique 19th Century Chinese Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Chinese Qing Cobalt Blue and White Porcelain Vase with Dragon Motif
Located in New York, NY
Chinese Qing dynasty baluster shape porcelain vase with rich cobalt blue glaze featuring a white dragon in high relief circling the vase. With stylized handles and a tulip opening. T...
Category

Antique Early 1900s Chinese Qing Ceramics

Materials

Porcelain

Set of Four Carved Elm Screen Panels with Fretwork, Foliage and Floral Motifs
Located in Yonkers, NY
A set of four Chinese carved elmwood screen panels from the 19th century, with fretwork motifs and foliage decor. What is not to love about this set of four screen panels? Presenting...
Category

Antique 19th Century Asian Paintings and Screens

Materials

Elm

Antique Red Blue and Gold Geisha Motif Saucer Sichuan Province, Signed
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A striking antique porcelain saucer from the Sichuan Province in China. This lovely piece depicts still life scenes of mountains and botanical foliage, as well as figural drawings of...
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Ceramics

Materials

Porcelain, Paint

Chinese Vintage Green Glazed Vase with Raised Floral and Bird Motifs
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese vintage green glazed vase from the mid-20th century, with raised floral decor and distressed patina. Created in China during the midcentury period, this flower vase feature...
Category

Mid-20th Century Chinese Ceramics

Materials

Ceramic

Chinese Vintage Celadon Foot Bath with Two Handles and Foliage Motifs
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese vintage celadon foot bath from the mid-20th century, with two handles and foliage motifs. Created in China during the midcentury period, this celadon foot bath features an ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Chinese Ceramics

Materials

Celadon

Chinese Vintage Red Lacquered Box with Golden Motifs and Bronze Hardware
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese vintage red lacquered box from the mid-20th century with golden motifs. Created in China during the midcentury period, this decorative box features a red lacquered ground a...
Category

Mid-20th Century Chinese Lacquer

Materials

Wood

Pair of Asian Motif Brass Lamps
By The Marbro Lamp Company
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Pair of Asian motif brass lamps by Marbro. Newly rewired, requires standard base bulbs.
Category

Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Table Lamps

Materials

Brass

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Asian Motif For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic Asian motif available at 1stDibs. Each Asian motif for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, metal and ceramic. There are 121 variations of the antique or vintage Asian motif you’re looking for, while we also have 16 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect Asian motif — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. An Asian motif is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Art Deco, Mid-Century Modern and Hollywood Regency styles are sought with frequency. A well-made Asian motif has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Rug & Kilim, The Marbro Lamp Company and Art Hide are consistently popular.

How Much is an Asian Motif?

Prices for an Asian motif start at $95 and top out at $290,000 with the average selling for $1,750.