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19th Century Antique Chinese Inlay Tin Coconut Big Bowl
Located in Brea, CA
Antique 19th century Chinese tin coconut big bowl with mark, diameter 8.5inch, high 3.5 inch.
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

Materials

Coconut

Chinese Antique Qianlong Mark Gold Inlay Bronze Teapot
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
An interesting antique Chinese, Qianlong mark bronze teapot with gilded overlay probably dating from the latter 19th century. The teapot is of rounded shape standing on flat rounded ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Metalwork

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Bronze

Chinese Zitan Brush Pot with Soapstone Inlay, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Set alongside the four treasures of the study - the calligraphy brush, ink, paper, and inkstone - a brush pot, or bitong, was an essential fixture of the scholars' desk. This beautif...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Scholar's Objects

Materials

Soapstone

Painted Chinese Kang Table with Stone Inlay, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
During winter in the colder provinces of China, life revolved around the kang, a heated brick platform that household members would sit or recline upon. Placed on top of the kang, lo...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

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Agate, Soapstone

China Corner Chair antique with Mother of Pearl Inlays hardwood
Located in Berlin, DE
Beautiful chair with a fantastic mother of pearl inlays. Solid tropical wood.
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Chippendale Armchairs

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Hardwood

Pair of Petite Chinese Display Tables with Boxwood Inlay, c. 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
Created by a Qing-dynasty artisan over 150 years ago, these petite tables with boxwood inlay of auspicious fruit and floral arrangements were likely used as display stands for figure...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

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Boxwood, Elm

Chinese Red Lacquered Kang Table with Blue and White Porcelain Inlays
Located in Banner Elk, NC
Chinese export red (Cinnabar) lacquered king table or coffee table, the top with applied relief-molded blue and white Cantonese porcelain figures of dignitaries and peonies, the top ...
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Antique Early 1900s Chinese Qing Furniture

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Elm

Chinese Marble Top Table with Mother-of-Pearl Inlay, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
This gorgeous center table from the early 20th century applies classical Chinese forms to Western designs, and may have been intended for the export market. The table features a roun...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Center Tables

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Marble

Chinese Traveling Knife and Chopstick Set with Bone Inlay, c. 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
This elegant set of eating utensils dates to the mid-19th century and would have accompanied a well-to-do traveler on a long cross-country journey. The set includes a pair of bone ch...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Mounted Objects

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Brass

Chinese Hardwood Jewelry Box with Mother of Pearl Inlay, c. 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
Long ago, this elegant rosewood box was used by a Qing-dynasty lady to store her favorite pieces of jewelry, each drawer filled with jades, pearls, coral necklaces, and hair pins. Th...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Jewelry Boxes

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Brass

Chinese Garden Seats with Mother of Pearl Inlay
Located in New York, NY
Chinese pair of carved wood garden seats with mother of pearl inlay of decorative birds and fish. The pair is in great vintage condition with age-appropriate wear and use.
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Furniture

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Pair of 19th Century Chinese Merchant Armchairs with Burlwood Inlay
Located in Chicago, IL
This pair of unusual 19th century armchairs likely once belonged to a prosperous merchant, as evidenced by the brass coin slot on each seat. Presiding over valuables stored in the tw...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

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Brass

Pair of Mother of Pearl Inlay Chinese Armchairs
Located in Brea, CA
20th century pair of mother of pearl inlay Chinese armchairs. Decorated all over with intricate beautiful floral designs, some designs are carved and some are painted.
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20th Century Chinese Furniture

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Hardwood

Chinese Hardwood Melon Shape Garden Seat Side Table with Mother of Pearl Inlay
Located in New York, NY
Chinese curved melon shape hardwood garden stool or side table with mother of pearl inlay. Beautiful floral tree and bird motif inlaid top, with floral sprays at top of curved base.
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Stools

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Mother-of-Pearl, Hardwood

1970s Chinese Lacquered Folding Screen with Nacre Inlay Asian Motifs
Located in Malaga, ES
1970s Chinese lacquered folding screen with mother of pearl inlay Asian motifs.  
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Screens and Room Dividers

Materials

Wood

Straits Chinese Carved Hardwood Bamboo Inlay Display Stand, circa 1900
Located in Austin, TX
A remarkable straits Chinese (also known as Peranakan or Nyonya) carved hardwood and bamboo inlaid and embellished table-form stand, originally for display or incense, 19th-20th cent...
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Early 20th Century Indonesian Qing Scholar's Objects

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Bamboo, Hardwood, Lacquer

Lovely Handcrafted Chinese Corner Armchair Rosewood with Mother-of-Pearl Inlay
Located in National City, CA
Side chair Chinese solid rosewood corner angle side armchair with carved mother of pearl ornamentation inlay. No label. 32.75 x 27 w 21 d Seat h 16.5 inches Original Unrestored Preow...
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Vintage 1950s Chinese Chinese Chippendale Armchairs

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Mother-of-Pearl, Rosewood

Antique Chinese a Set of 10 Silver Inlay Coconut Wine Cups
Located in Brea, CA
Antique 19th century set of 10 Chinese silver cups with silver liner in interior of each cup with wood box with a sliding cover, well detailed with Shou characters.
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Chinese Vintage Wooden Bench with Antique Courtyard Stone Top Inlay
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese vintage wooden bench from the mid 20th century, with antique courtyard stone inlay. Created in China, this wooden bench, raised on four straight legs, is inlaid with an ant...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Benches

Materials

Stone

1970s Chinese Lacquered Folding Screen with Nacre Inlay Asian Motifs
Located in Malaga, ES
1970s Chinese lacquered folding screen with mother of pearl inlay Asian motifs.  
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Screens and Room Dividers

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Wood

Antique Chinese Carved Wood Table with Mother of Pearl Inlay
Located in Toronto, ON
An unusual Chinese antique carved wood table with beautiful mother of pearl inlay.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Furniture

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

20th Century Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlay 4-Panel Folding Screen
Located in Malaga, ES
20th century Chinese black lacquered 4-panel folding screen decorated with mother of pearl inlay drawings. Has defects.   
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20th Century Chinese Paintings and Screens

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Wood

Victorian Oak and Chinese Porcelain Inlay Center Table
Located in New York, NY
Victorian Aestheticism-style round oak center table having an inset antique, 18th century blue and white porcelain plate (as is) decorated in alternating bands of circular patterns a...
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Antique 18th Century Victorian Center Tables

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Porcelain, Oak, Wood

Antique Chinese Wooden Jewelry Box or Vanity Dresser Chest with Intricate Inlay
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This very elaborate jewelry box or vanity dresser makeup chest is unsigned, but presumed to have been made in China in approximately 1850 in the period Chinese Export style. The box ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Jewelry Boxes

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Metal

Antique Chinese Brass-Mounted Red Lacquer Mahjong Set with Jade Inlay
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique Chinese Brass-Mounted Red Lacquer Mahjong Set with Jade Inlay.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Games

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Jade, Brass

18th Century Chinese Lacquer Mother of Pearl Inlay Pewter Teapot
Located in Brea, CA
18th century Chinese lacquer mother of pearl inlay pewter teapot, height to handle top 8 inch, floral decoration as expected for age and use. Very beautiful and hard to find like this.
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Antique Early 18th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Antiquities

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl

French Louis XV Style Small Walnut Satinwood Inlay Corner Curio China Cabinet
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Impressive vintage French Louis XV style small walnut corner Curio China cabinet with satinwood inlay. Item features a serpentine front, ornate satinwood floral inlay, finely carved ...
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Mid-20th Century French Louis XV Corner Cupboards

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Satinwood, Walnut

Mother of Pearl Inlay Cache Pot
Located in Milton, DE
Mother of pearl inlay cache pot is a classic. Use a liner for fresh flowers, line and put your specimen Bonsai for the green element in your cocktail table display.
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Vintage 1920s Asian Chinese Export Antiquities

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl

Pair 19th Century Chinese Lead Vases Inlayed with Bronze Lamps
Located in Hudson, NY
This pair of vases are from China. Made as part of a 19th century alter garniture set the pair are now lamps. Cast in lead which has been inlayed with bronze decorative elements incl...
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Antique 1880s Chinese Archaistic Table Lamps

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Bronze, Lead

Hickory Chippendale Banded Inlay China Cabinet American Masterpiece Collection
By Hickory Manufacturing Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Hickory Chippendale style banded inlay China cabinet American masterpiece Collection. Item features banded inlay fronts, beautiful wood grain, 2 swing doors, 3 dovetailed drawers, 3 ...
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Mid-20th Century North American Chippendale Cabinets

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Glass, Mahogany

Vintage Chinese Black Lacquer Mother of Pearl Inlay Round Occasional Side Table
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Chinese black Lacquer mother of pearl inlay round occasional accent side table. Item features figural mother of pearl inlay, black lacquer finish, round glass top, lower shel...
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Late 20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Side Tables

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood, Lacquer

19th Century Pair of Lacquer Chinese Jardinières Inlay with Mother of Pearl
Located in Brea, CA
19th century a pair of black lacquer Chinese jardinières inlay with mother of pearl, with loss to lacquer and inlay throughout, each 7.25 inches wide, 3.5 inches high.
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Antiquities

Materials

Lacquer

Pair of Hand Carved Chinese Wood Carved, Bone Inlay Foo Dogs, circa Early 1900s
Located in Studio City, CA
Intricately carved wood and bone inlaid pair of Chinese foo dogs. Very unique and wonderful. We haven't seen another pair quite like them. Sure to stand out in any setting, Di...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Bone, Wood

Chinese Qing Dynasty 19th Century Black Lacquer Blanket Chest with Rattan Inlay
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese Qing Dynasty period antique blanket chest from the 19th century, with rattan inlay. Created in China during the 19th century, this unusual blanket chest features a black la...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Blanket Chests

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Rattan, Wood

19th Century Chinese Mother of Pearl Inlay Lac Burgaute Lacquer Bowl Opium Lamp
Located in Brea, CA
19th century Chinese mother of pearl inlay lac burgaute lacquer bowl opium lamp. Beautiful piece with detailed drawings of ancient Chinese people and repeated floral designs circling...
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Vintage 1930s Chinese Qing Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

19th Century Antique Chinese Set of 6 Pewter Inlay Mini Carved Coconut Wine Cups
Located in Brea, CA
Antique 19th century set of 6 Chinese pewter and carved coconut mini wine cups, some are in fairly good condition, some have varying degrees of small loss, please see photos. The cup...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Wood

Black Lacquer and Rosewood Cabinet with Soapstone and Bone Inlay
Located in Lomita, CA
This cabinet makes a dramatic statement in black lacquer with rich rosewood trim and brass pulls. But the whimsical figural bone inlay carvings are what makes this most memorable. Th...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Cabinets

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Lacquer

English Edwardian Satinwood Inlay Bowed Curved Glass China Display Cabinet Curio
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Antique English Edwardian satinwood inlay bowed curved glass China display cabinet curio. Item features satinwood inlay, curved glass sides, individual pieces of glass to front door,...
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20th Century English Edwardian Cabinets

Materials

Glass, Mahogany

Antique European Mahogany Marquetry Inlay China Hutch Cupboard Cabinet Claw Foot
Located in Dayton, OH
Antique European Mahogany Marquetry Inlay China Hutch Cupboard Cabinet Claw Foot Antique European China Hutch, circa first half 20th century. Made from mahogany with mirrored backi...
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Mid-20th Century Cupboards

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Mahogany

Chinese Inlaid Center Table
Located in Wilson, NC
Chinese inlaid center table, is composed of rosewood and walnut. It is profusely inlaid with pagodas, human figures, birds, deer, water buffalo, and tree arabesques. It is inlaid wit...
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Antique 1860s Chinese Center Tables

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Bone, Rosewood, Satinwood

  • Chinese Inlaid Center Table
  • Chinese Inlaid Center Table
  • Chinese Inlaid Center Table
  • Chinese Inlaid Center Table
H 30.5 in. W 36 in. D 36 in.
Handcrafted Walnut China Cabinet with Mother-of-Pearl/ Nacre Inlay and Handle
By Shewekar Elgharably
Located in Cairo, EG
Handcrafted Walnut China Cabinet with Mother-of-Pearl Inlay and Handle. If you are looking for an iconic piece to beautify a space in your reception or dining room, and also bring ha...
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2010s Egyptian Modern Cabinets

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Brass

Walnut Wood China Cabinet Hand-Inlayed with Brass and Mother-of-Pearl Artwork
By Shewekar Elgharably
Located in Cairo, EG
Walnut Wood China Cabinet Hand-Inlayed with Brass and Mother-of-Pearl Artwork. Our PEARLY IBIS china cabinet is inspired by ancient Egypt with the artwork especially commissioned by ...
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2010s Egyptian Modern Cabinets

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Brass

Antique Chinese Rosewood Mother of Pearl Inlay Marble Two Tier Table Plant Stand
Located in Dayton, OH
A rare and impressive early Qing dynasty marked 19th Century Chinese Stand by Yi Zhang. A rectangular form made from rosewood with mortise and tenon construction featuring inset gra...
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Antique 19th Century Qing Pedestals and Columns

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Marble

Large Chinese Cloisonné Lidded Koro
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very impressive Chinese late 19th century cloisonné lidded Koro. Having a mythical dog of faux as a finial. The cloisonné enamel depicting dragons and classical symbols, set up on ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Enamel, Ormolu

  • Large Chinese Cloisonné Lidded Koro
  • Large Chinese Cloisonné Lidded Koro
  • Large Chinese Cloisonné Lidded Koro
  • Large Chinese Cloisonné Lidded Koro
H 51.19 in. Dm 28.35 in.
Chinese Rosewood Inlaid Stand
Located in Wilson, NC
This Chinese rosewood inlaid stand is profusely inlaid with mother of pearl vines, flowers, limbs, and birds. The shaped leg supports are inlaid with mother of pearl vases and flower...
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Antique 1870s Chinese Pedestals and Columns

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Marble

  • Chinese Rosewood Inlaid Stand
  • Chinese Rosewood Inlaid Stand
  • Chinese Rosewood Inlaid Stand
  • Chinese Rosewood Inlaid Stand
H 37 in. Dm 11.5 in.
19th Century Chinese Hardwood Centre Table
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very good quality early 19th century Chinese hardwood centre table. Having an inset rouge marble top with brass inlay to the crossbanding. The frieze with scrolling and floral inla...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Center Tables

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Marble

Chinese Painted Stucco Head of a Luohan, Song Dynasty, 11th Century, China
Located in Austin, TX
A remarkable Chinese life sized painted stucco head of a luohan, Song, Liao or Jin Dynasty, circa 11th century, China. The amazingly life-like figure depicts a luohan (sometime spe...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Glass, Stucco

Antique Chinese Lacquer Panel, Coffee Table
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very decorative 19th century Chinese lacquer panel inset into a coffee table. Having inlaid soapstone carvings of flowers, vases on hardwood stands.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Coffee and Cocktail Tables

Materials

Soapstone

  • Antique Chinese Lacquer Panel, Coffee Table
  • Antique Chinese Lacquer Panel, Coffee Table
  • Antique Chinese Lacquer Panel, Coffee Table
  • Antique Chinese Lacquer Panel, Coffee Table
H 15.75 in. W 46.46 in. D 18.12 in.
Chinese Carved Bone Overlay Altar Table
Located in Cypress, CA
Attractive Chinese hand carved and engraved bone overlay altar table portraying figural scenes throughout with two side drawers, late 20th century Measures: H 41" x W 50" x D 16".
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20th Century Chinese Tables

Materials

Bone

  • Chinese Carved Bone Overlay Altar Table
  • Chinese Carved Bone Overlay Altar Table
  • Chinese Carved Bone Overlay Altar Table
  • Chinese Carved Bone Overlay Altar Table
H 41 in. W 50 in. D 16 in.
Chinoiserie Inlaid Armoire 19th Century Chinese Mirror Door Wardrobe
Located in Labrit, Landes
19th century armoire inlaid chinoiserie with mirror doors Stunning Chinese wardrobe very rare find and in very good condition for its age This will take a sideways hanging rail if ...
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Antique 1880s Chinese Chinese Export Wardrobes and Armoires

Materials

Wood

Chinese Rosewood Inlaid Plant Stand
Located in Wilson, NC
Chinese rosewood inlaid plant stand, the marble inset with soft earth tones. It is inlaid with engraved mother of pearl in the leaf and vine patterns. It also has a cross stretcher e...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Pedestals and Columns

Materials

Marble

Bronze Sculpture Japanese Scholar Scroll Fukurokuju Inlay
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Well done, very sharp detailed cast bronze figure with inlay of silver metal on scroll, 1920s- 1930s. Beautiful golden patina on head and bottom from years of handling. 8.3 lbs.   
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Vintage 1920s Japanese Chinese Export Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Chinese Marble-Top Deco Low Table
Located in Chicago, IL
In the 1930s, Shanghai, China was swept up in the Art Deco design movement, permeating every part of life in the bustling, vibrant city. This stylized low table is a product of the t...
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Vintage 1930s Chinese Art Deco Side Tables

Materials

Marble

  • Chinese Marble-Top Deco Low Table
  • Chinese Marble-Top Deco Low Table
  • Chinese Marble-Top Deco Low Table
  • Chinese Marble-Top Deco Low Table
H 15.5 in. W 18.25 in. D 18.25 in.
Rosewood Mother-of-Pearl Inlay Square Side Table
Located in Germantown, MD
Rosewood Mother-of-pearl Inlay side table in very good condition. Measures 16.25" W x 16.25" D x 23.25" H.
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Late 20th Century Hong Kong Chinese Chippendale Side Tables

Materials

Rosewood

  • Rosewood Mother-of-Pearl Inlay Square Side Table
  • Rosewood Mother-of-Pearl Inlay Square Side Table
  • Rosewood Mother-of-Pearl Inlay Square Side Table
  • Rosewood Mother-of-Pearl Inlay Square Side Table
H 23.25 in. W 16.25 in. D 16.25 in.
Chinese Hardwood Mirror with Original Glass, c. 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
It’s rare to find an antique Chinese mirror with its original glass. Made in northern China in the mid-19th century, this mirror has remarkably survived the passage of time with its ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Mirror, Hardwood, Boxwood

Vintage Chinese Rosewood and Mother-of-Pearl Dining Table
Located in Topeka, KS
Just look at this gorgeous vintage Chinese rosewood and mother-of-pearl dining table. This Asian Style table is in wonderful vintage condition with the exception of a small missing p...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Furniture

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl, Rosewood

Chinese Export Lacquer and Hardstone Mirror
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Chinese export lacquer and hardstone mirror, with various hardstone floral inlays in a gilt lacquer cartouche frame. The inset mirror is 22" x 29".
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Wall Mirrors

Materials

Precious Stone, Lacquer, Mirror

Pair of Contemporary Walnut Framed Upholstered Armchairs with Inlay
Located in San Francisco, CA
Pair of contemporary walnut framed upholstered armchairs with inlay Measures: 24" wide x 19" deep x 19.5" high at the seat x 14.5" high at the arms x 39" high at the back The c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Chairs

Materials

Wood

Pair of Chinese Bronze Shih So Vases, circa 1800
Located in Chicago, IL
With a flaring lip and striking profile, connoisseurs often refer to these exquisite vases as “turnip-shaped”. Each was crafted out of bronze over two centuries ago, and is decorated...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Qing Metalwork

Materials

Silver, Bronze

19th Century Pair of Mother of Pearl Inlay Chairs
Located in Pasadena, CA
A pair of 19th century Chinese mother of pearl inlaid rosewood chairs. Embellished arms, legs and back with an intricately carved splat. Sold as a pair.
Category

Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Armchairs

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl, Rosewood

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Chinese Inlay For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the Chinese inlay you’re looking for. Each Chinese inlay for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, hardwood and shell. Your living room may not be complete without a Chinese inlay — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right Chinese inlay, those designed in Art Deco, Art Nouveau and Louis XV styles are of considerable interest. Many designers have produced at least one well-made Chinese inlay over the years, but those crafted by Liberty of London and Shapland & Petter are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Chinese Inlay?

Prices for a Chinese inlay start at $236 and top out at $110,000 with the average selling for $2,970.