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Fine Old "Light House" Lantern
Located in Shelburne, VT
Nautical Delight This unusual "Light house" themed garden lantern is the first of this design we have seen. Sturdily crafted and built upon a rock outcrop shown, it is in a co...
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20th Century Chinese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Iron

Original Pair Painted "Flower & Bird Houses" Tea Garden Lanterns
Located in Shelburne, VT
A handsome quality pair of sturdy old "Flower and Bird Houses" tea garden lanterns in a convenient portable size. May be suspended from loop or installed on any surface using the ...
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20th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Iron

Antique Chinese Iron Bell
Located in Woodbury, CT
Inscribed with Chinese lettering and decoration. Scalloped bottom edge. Dimensions approximated. Very heavy.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Metalwork

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Iron

  • Antique Chinese Iron Bell
  • Antique Chinese Iron Bell
  • Antique Chinese Iron Bell
  • Antique Chinese Iron Bell
H 30 in. Dm 22 in.
Early and Fine Chinese Iron Water Bath
Located in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Early 19th to mid 19th century Chinese, Iron, water bath. With the patina of decades, this cast-iron sarcophagus-shaped bath has its original handles and exudes a timeless floral de...
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Antique 1820s Chinese Qing Metalwork

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Iron

  • Early and Fine Chinese Iron Water Bath
  • Early and Fine Chinese Iron Water Bath
  • Early and Fine Chinese Iron Water Bath
  • Early and Fine Chinese Iron Water Bath
H 16 in. W 20 in. D 11.5 in.
Provincial Chinese Iron Bell, circa 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
This rustic, 19th century iron bell once pealed in celebration or gave notice of important events in a town in Northern China. The shoulder of the bell is decorated with subtle linew...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Rustic Garden Ornaments

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Iron

19th Century Chinese Iron Bell
Located in Chicago, IL
This rustic, 19th-century iron bell once pealed in celebration or gave notice of important events in a town in northern China. Marked with holes to affix the clapper or insert a pole...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Garden Ornaments

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Iron

  • 19th Century Chinese Iron Bell
  • 19th Century Chinese Iron Bell
  • 19th Century Chinese Iron Bell
  • 19th Century Chinese Iron Bell
H 16.25 in. Dm 11.25 in.
19th Century Provincial Chinese Iron Bell
Located in Chicago, IL
This rustic, 19th century iron bell once pealed in celebration or gave notice of important events in a town in northern China. The shoulder of the bell is adorned with subtle decorat...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Rustic Garden Ornaments

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Iron

19th Century Chinese Iron Courtyard Bell
Located in Chicago, IL
This rustic, 19th century iron bell once pealed in celebration or gave notice of important events in a town in northern China. The bell's wide mouth and ridged bead lines give this b...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Garden Ornaments

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Iron

Chinese Iron Star Stool, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
This 19th century stool from China's Shanxi province charms with its top-heavy form and fantastic texture. As evidenced by the many blade marks on its round top, this robust stool wa...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Stools

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Elm

  • Chinese Iron Star Stool, circa 1900
  • Chinese Iron Star Stool, circa 1900
  • Chinese Iron Star Stool, circa 1900
  • Chinese Iron Star Stool, circa 1900
H 19.75 in. W 15 in. D 15 in.
Pair of Chinese Iron Clad Benches, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
This pair of late 19th century benches are designed in a traditional style that dates back as far as the Song dynasty (690 to 1279 CE). The corner leg benches have floating panel top...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture

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Iron

  • Pair of Chinese Iron Clad Benches, circa 1900
  • Pair of Chinese Iron Clad Benches, circa 1900
  • Pair of Chinese Iron Clad Benches, circa 1900
  • Pair of Chinese Iron Clad Benches, circa 1900
H 21.5 in. W 50.5 in. D 11.25 in.
Chinese Cast Iron Vessel
Located in Chicago, IL
This cast-iron vessel has an elegant form reminiscent of the beautiful ironwork, bronzes, and ceramics perfected by Chinese artisans thousands of years ago. A century ago this jar wo...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Metalwork

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Iron

  • Chinese Cast Iron Vessel
  • Chinese Cast Iron Vessel
  • Chinese Cast Iron Vessel
  • Chinese Cast Iron Vessel
H 14.75 in. Dm 9 in.
Antique Chinese Cast Iron Weight
Located in New York, NY
A tall, solid cast iron 19th century Chinese weight. Beautifully worn, with original hand forged hanger. A heavy piece with presence and history. Measures: Height of piece: 8" Heig...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Primitives

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Iron

Chinese Floral Cast Iron Mortar
Located in Chicago, IL
Cast in iron with a raised floral design, this vintage mortar was once used in a traditional apothecary to create herbal medicines. Beautifully aged with a rich patina, the footed mo...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières

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Iron

  • Chinese Floral Cast Iron Mortar
  • Chinese Floral Cast Iron Mortar
  • Chinese Floral Cast Iron Mortar
  • Chinese Floral Cast Iron Mortar
H 8 in. W 6 in. D 6 in.
Chinese Cast Iron Longevity Mortar
Located in Chicago, IL
Cast in iron with a raised design, this vintage mortar was originally used in a traditional apothecary to create herbal medicines. The swelling shape allowed free movement of a pestl...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières

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Iron

Vintage Chinese Floral Cast Iron Mortar
Located in Chicago, IL
This vintage cast iron mortar from China's Shanxi province is patterned in low relief with a simple floral design. Originally used in a traditional apothecary to create herbal medici...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Rustic Metalwork

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Iron

Vintage Chinese Cast Iron Chrysanthemum Mortar
Located in Chicago, IL
This vintage iron mortar from China's Shanxi province was cast in low relief with a delicate chrysanthemum in bloom. Originally used in a traditional apothecary to create herbal medi...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Rustic Metalwork

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Iron

Vintage Chinese Floral Cast Iron Mortar
Located in Chicago, IL
This vintage cast iron mortar from China's Shanxi province is patterned in low relief with a simple floral design. Originally used in a traditional apothecary to create herbal medici...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Rustic Metalwork

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Iron

Vintage Chinese Floral Cast Iron Mortar
Located in Chicago, IL
This vintage cast iron mortar from China's Shanxi province is patterned in low relief with a simple floral design. Originally used in a traditional apothecary to create herbal medici...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Rustic Metalwork

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Iron

"Storied Seasons" Chinese Cast Iron Planter
Located in Chicago, IL
China was the earliest known civilizations to work with cast iron, first appearing thousands of years ago during the illustrious Zhou dynasty. Continuing the time-honored craft of me...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Planters and Jardinieres

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Iron

Chinese Cast Iron Tea Pot, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
This early 20th century cast iron tea pot would have been an essential part of everyday life in China. Cast iron retains heat for long periods of time, making the kettle ideal for us...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Iron

  • Chinese Cast Iron Tea Pot, c. 1900
  • Chinese Cast Iron Tea Pot, c. 1900
  • Chinese Cast Iron Tea Pot, c. 1900
  • Chinese Cast Iron Tea Pot, c. 1900
H 12 in. W 10 in. D 7.5 in.
Chinese Celestial Sea Cast Iron Vessel
Located in Chicago, IL
China was the earliest known civilization to create works using cast iron, first appearing during the illustrious Zhou dynasty (1046-256 BCE). This capacious vessel continues traditi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Planters and Jardinieres

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Iron

Chinese Floral Cast Iron Mortar
Located in Chicago, IL
Cast in iron with a raised floral design, this vintage mortar was originally used in a traditional apothecary to create herbal medicines. The swelling shape allowed free movement of ...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Vases

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Iron

  • Chinese Floral Cast Iron Mortar
  • Chinese Floral Cast Iron Mortar
  • Chinese Floral Cast Iron Mortar
  • Chinese Floral Cast Iron Mortar
H 6.75 in. Dm 6.75 in.
Chinese Floral Cast Iron Mortar and Pestle
Located in Chicago, IL
This vintage cast iron mortar and pestle from is from China's Shanxi province and is patterned in low relief with floral motifs. It was originally used in a traditional apothecary to...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Metalwork

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Iron

18th Century Chinese Cast Iron Bell
Located in New York, NY
A decorated 18th Century cast iron bell from Shanxi Province with beautiful patina throughout and a lovely tone. Includes custom-made contemporary iron stand.   
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Fur...

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Iron

  • 18th Century Chinese Cast Iron Bell
  • 18th Century Chinese Cast Iron Bell
  • 18th Century Chinese Cast Iron Bell
  • 18th Century Chinese Cast Iron Bell
H 21 in. W 12 in. D 6 in.
Chinese Floral Cast Iron Mortar and Pestle
Located in Chicago, IL
This vintage cast iron mortar and pestle from is from China's Shanxi province and is patterned in low relief with floral motifs. It was originally used in a traditional apothecary to...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Metalwork

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Iron

French Wrought Iron Chinese Chippendale Style Pagoda Lantern
By Edgar Brandt, Addison Mizner, Raymond Subes, Oscar Bruno Bach, Jean Royère
Located in Houston, TX
Stunning French wrought iron Chinese Chippendale style pagoda lantern. This heavy duty hand forged black wrought iron pagoda shaped lantern has been newly wired to U.S. specification...
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Vintage 1930s European Chinese Chippendale Lanterns

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Wrought Iron

Handsome Chinese Red Trunk on Custom Iron Stand
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Wonderful Chinese red trunk with raised gold medallions that rests on a custom iron stand.
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Vintage 1920s Chinese Chinese Export Trunks and Luggage

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Iron

19th Century Chinese Cast Iron Brazier
Located in Chicago, IL
Time has a way of cloaking functional objects in mystery. At least that’s how we feel about this fantastic brazier acquired from a discerning collector who lived in China for decades...
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Qing Planters and Jardinieres

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Iron

18th Century Chinese Low Iron Basin
Located in Chicago, IL
China was the earliest known civilization create works with cast iron, first appearing thousands of years ago during the illustrious Zhou dynasty. This early 18th century iron vessel...
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Antique Early 18th Century Chinese Qing Planters and Jardinieres

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Iron

Large Chinese Cast Iron Urn with Heavy Relief
Located in Chicago, IL
China was the earliest known civilizations to work with cast iron, first appearing thousands of years ago during the illustrious Zhou dynasty. Textured with floral motifs in high rel...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Metalwork

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Iron

19th Century Chinese Cast Iron Vessel
Located in Chicago, IL
This cast-iron vessel has an elegant form reminiscent of the beautiful ironwork, bronzes, and ceramics perfected by Chinese artisans thousands of years ago. A century ago this jar wo...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Rustic Vases

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Iron

17th Century Chinese Grand Wanli Iron Bell
Located in Chicago, IL
A cast iron bell, when struck with a wooden beam, announced the time of day to villagers. This monumental example is covered in relief casts of chrysanthemum blossoms and characters ...
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Antique Early 17th Century Chinese Ming Garden Ornaments

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Iron

Chinese Temple Iron Bell Lamp, 20th Century
Located in Savannah, GA
Chinese temple iron bell lamp, 20th century. Originally purchased from Gumps Department Store.   
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20th Century Chinese Table Lamps

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Iron

Early 20th Century Chinese Cast Iron Lotus Basin
Located in Chicago, IL
China was the earliest known civilization create works with cast iron, first appearing thousands of years ago during the illustrious Zhou dynasty. Textured with lotus blossoms in hig...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Planters and Jardinieres

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Iron

Chinese Chippendale Coffee Table with Stylized Bamboo Iron Base
Located in Chicago, IL
Hand-wrought iron, brass and dark ashwood Chinese Chippendale coffee table. The iron base is finished in a patinated black lacquer with brass rings creating the stylized bamboo effec...
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Vintage 1960s American Chinese Chippendale Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wrought Iron

Large Chinese Export Monochrome Vase, in Iron Red
Located in Atlanta, GA
Large Chinese Export monochrome vase, in iron red Measure: Opening is 6.5"x 4".
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Ceramics

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Porcelain

Wood Chinese Export Bucket with Wrought Iron Bands
Located in North Hollywood, CA
This large size wood bucket, features a circular shape, flaring towards the bottom with three iron bands wrapped around the wooden slats. Iron loop handle on side. Early handmade Ch...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinese Export More Asian Art, Objects and Furn...

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Wood

Edwardian Antique Cast Iron Fireplace in the Chinese Chippendale Manner
Located in London, GB
An exceptional Edwardian Chinese Chippendale style cast iron antique fireplace surround and integral overmantel. The overmantel, with a pierced fretwork crest, is set above a mirror ...
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Vintage 1910s English Chinese Chippendale Fireplaces and Mantels

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Iron

18th Century Dome Shaped Cast Iron Weight with Chinese Characters
Located in New York, NY
An unusual dome shaped cast iron weight from Shanxi Province with distinct Chinese characters on both sides. Complete with custom iron stand. M781.
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Antique Late 18th Century Chinese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Iron

Antique Red Chinese Chippendale Style Iron Garden/Patio Chair
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Highly stylish, classical form of a English garden chair, sometimes referred to as “chinoiserie” style, but also known in Britain as “cockspen” chairs. This chair is large and commod...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Chinese Chippendale Patio and Garden F...

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Iron

2 Scrolled Iron Chinese Chippendale Faux Bamboo Floral Ornate Mirrors
Located in Dayton, OH
Pair of two scrolled iron mirrors. Features a floral theme with faux bamboo, leaves and flowers.   
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Late 20th Century Chinese Chippendale Wall Mirrors

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Iron

Chinese Chippendale Faux Bamboo Iron Garden Chairs
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Rare set of six faux bamboo garden patio dining chairs made of wrought iron in the Chinese Chippendale taste. From the Hollywood Regency era featuring humpback frames with curved arm...
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20th Century Hollywood Regency Dining Room Chairs

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Wrought Iron

Chinese Style Black Iron Filigree Table Lamp
Located in New York, NY
Asian Chinese style 19th-20th century tall black iron filigree design tiered table lamp on a round base.
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Antique Late 19th Century Table Lamps

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Iron

Pair of Vintage Leather Tribal Chinese Winter Boots on Custom Iron Stand
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of vintage Chinese winter boots on stand. This is a pair of Chinese leather winter boots that have been displayed on a custom black iron Stand. The boots are from the people b...
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20th Century Chinese Tribal More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Iron

Pair of Chinese Qing Dynasty Palace Doors with Iron Hardware and Dark Patina
Located in Yonkers, NY
A pair of Chinese Qing Dynasty palace doors from the 19th century, with iron hardware and dark patina. The doors are 26" wide for each panel and 52" W put together. Their height is ...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Doors and Gates

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Iron

Early 17th Century Chinese Ming Iron Bell with Dragon Handle
Located in Chicago, IL
This monumental Ming-dynasty bell once pealed in a Chinese village, sounding out in celebration or giving notice of important events. Expertly forged, the cast-iron bell is detailed ...
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Antique Early 17th Century Chinese Ming Garden Ornaments

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Iron

Iron-Red and Gilt, Chinese Miniature Porcelain Jug, Kangxi
Located in Delft, NL
An Iron-Red and Gilt, Chinese miniature porcelain jug Kangxi (1662-1722) See details in the pictures The measurements are 5,2 cm high and 5 cm diagonal
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Antiquities

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Porcelain

Vintage Chinese Elm Desk with Three Drawers, Iron Hardware and Swirling Motifs
Located in Yonkers, NY
A vintage Chinese elmwood desk from the mid-20th century, with three drawers and petite swirling scrolls. Born in China during the midcentury period, this elm writing table features ...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Desks and Writing Tables

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Iron

Chinese Qing Dynasty 19th Century Distressed Blanket Chest with Iron Fittings
Located in Yonkers, NY
A large Chinese Qing Dynasty period distressed blanket chest from the 19th century, with iron fittings and lateral handles. Created in China during the Qing dynasty, this chest featu...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Blanket Chests

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Iron

Pair of Chinese 19th Century Qing Dynasty Period Palace Doors with Iron Fittings
Located in Yonkers, NY
A pair of Chinese Qing Dynasty period wooden palace doors from the 19th century with iron fittings. Created in China during the Qing Dynasty, this pair of palace doors will make for ...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Doors and Gates

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Iron

Selette Tripod, Antique Iron Wood Decor Cherry Blossom, China
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Selette tripod, antique iron wood decor cherry blossom, China, pink marble tray, circa 1880, furniture art. Measures: H 49cm, W 30cm, W 36cm.
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Antique 1880s Asian Chinese Export Side Tables

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Marble

Antique Chinese Rice Measure Basket with Original Iron Decoration
Located in New York, NY
A rustic antique wooden Chinese rice measure basket with beautiful patina and original metal hardware. Ideal for mail, magazines, or in the entry way for flip flops or dog leashes an...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Carved Flemish China Cabinet with Iron and Carved Base
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
Carved china cabinet with iron and carved base, mid-20th century.
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Mid-20th Century French Cabinets

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Iron

3 Iron-Red and Gilt Chinese Miniature Double-Gourd Vases, Kangxi
Located in Delft, NL
3 Iron-red and gilt Chinese porcelain miniature Double-Gourd vases Kangxi (1662-1722) The measurements are 5cm high and 2,5 cm diagonal
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Antique 18th Century Chinese Antiquities

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Porcelain

Chinese Nested Bamboo and Rattan Food Basket with Calligraphy and Iron Accents
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese antique rattan three-tiered nested food basket from the early 20th century, with calligraphy and iron accents. Created in China during the early years of the 20th century, ...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Decorative Baskets

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Iron

Chinese Vintage Bamboo and Rattan Basket with Iron Accents and Distressed Patina
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese vintage bamboo and rattan basket from the mid 20th century with iron hardware and nicely distressed patina. Created in China during the midcentury period, this well worn ba...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Decorative Baskets

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Iron

Side Table in Iron Wood and Marble China Circa 1900
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Coffee table or pedestal in iron wood and marble top resting on four feet sculpted with dragons ending in three claws enclosing a pearl. Carved and openwork headband decorated with p...
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Antique 1890s Chinese Chinoiserie Side Tables

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Marble

  • Side Table in Iron Wood and Marble China Circa 1900
  • Side Table in Iron Wood and Marble China Circa 1900
  • Side Table in Iron Wood and Marble China Circa 1900
  • Side Table in Iron Wood and Marble China Circa 1900
H 20.48 in. W 24.81 in. D 19.69 in.
Chinese 19th Century Qing Dynasty Red Lacquered Blanket Chest with Iron Hardware
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Chinese Qing dynasty period red lacquered blanket chest from the 19th century, with iron hardware. Crafted during the Qing dynasty, this red lacquered blanket chest features a rect...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Blanket Chests

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Iron

Chinese 19th Century Qing Dynasty Red Lacquered Blanket Chest with Iron Hardware
Located in Yonkers, NY
An antique Chinese Qing Dynasty red lacquered trunk from the 19th century, with iron and bronze hardware. Born in China during the 19th century, this blanket chest boasts a vivid red...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Blanket Chests

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Iron, Bronze

Cream Brass and Iron Bedstead with China Decorations, MK157
Located in Wrexham, GB
Cast iron and brass bedstead, finished in cream with ivory octagonal china decorations and curved brass top rails. The price includes a standard firm bed base to support the mattres...
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Antique Late 19th Century European Beds and Bed Frames

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Iron, Brass

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Chinese Iron For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the Chinese iron you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, iron and wood, every Chinese iron was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a Chinese iron, we have 146 options in-stock, while there are 4 modern editions to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer Chinese iron, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Each Chinese iron bearing Modern, Hollywood Regency or Mid-Century Modern hallmarks is very popular. A well-made Chinese iron has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Tom Dixon, Goberg and Wellington Machine co are consistently popular.

How Much is a Chinese Iron?

Prices for a Chinese iron can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $160 and can go as high as $31,280, while the average can fetch as much as $1,480.