PAGODA RED

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PAGODA RED is the destination for collectors who love the art, history, style & spirit of Asian and handcrafted objects. Every item is authentic—historically and geographically—and wears the patina of many lifetimes served in homes, palaces and gardens. In the early 1990s, owner Betsy Nathan studied Mandarin and moved to Beijing. There, she met a group of legendary Chinese furniture experts. Under their mentorship, she became an expert in provenance, craftsmanship, joinery and history. Nathan moved back to the United States and established her first showroom in Chicago i...Read More

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19th Century Chinese Two-Drawer Console Table
19th Century Chinese Two-Drawer Console Table
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Console Tables
Brass, Cypress
The warm patina of timeworn wood and straightforward styling earn this altar table a place in any room. Made in Northern China in the mid-19th century, the table was once used to hol...
Chinese Pressed Ceramic Top Table
Chinese Pressed Ceramic Top Table
21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Minimalist Center Tables
Ceramic, Elm
This charming contemporary table unites the organic appeal of natural wood with earthy ceramic. Blocky legs angle a thick tabletop inset with a weathered, diamond-patterned slab of e...
19th Century Chinese Stone Planter
19th Century Chinese Stone Planter
Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Qing Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières
Granite
This round stone vessel was hand carved from a single block of granite by a Qing-dynasty artisan in China's Shanxi province. Originally used as a grain mortar, we love the piece as a...
19th Century Chinese Low Stool with Woven Hide Top
19th Century Chinese Low Stool with Woven Hide Top
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing End Tables
Hide, Elm
The top of this stool was woven with incredible care by a skilled artisan who used thin strips of hide to create multiple patterns in the seat, including stars. The hand-hewn stool w...
Small Chinese Marble Doon Table
21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Minimalist Side Tables
Marble
This "floating" doon table, hand carved perfectly into a block, has a graceful reveal at its base, giving it a modern lightness. The rich bronze color of the stone is swirled with go...
19th Century Chinese Wine Table
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Console Tables
Elm
A tradition dating back to the Northern Song dynasty, wine tables have been used for centuries at social gatherings as a spot to converse, sip wine, and make toasts. This 19th centur...
Chinese Rosewood Whiplash Table
Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Console Tables
Rosewood
This early 20th century rosewood wine table was crafted in China's Guangdong province and features angular whiplash legs ending in subtly carved cloud-form feet. The dynamic design o...
Provincial Chinese Stacked Stretcher Console Table
Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Side Tables
Elm
Crafted in China's Shanxi province in the late Qing dynasty, this charming wine table was once a gathering spot for guests to pour wine and make toasts. The table's stretchers and le...
19th Century Chinese Provincial Low Table
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing End Tables
Elm
This lovely, low-profile table once served up wine, food, and board games to guests who sat or reclined on a platform or floor. Made of northern Chinese Elmwood, the petite table is ...
Provincial Reclaimed Chinese Elm Waterfall Cons...
21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Rustic Console Tables
Elm
Made of wood reclaimed from 18th century Chinese buildings, this contemporary altar table honors the materials with clean lines and minimal ornamentation. Skilled in traditional join...
Chinese Square Corner Scholar's Cabinet
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Wardrobes and Armoires
Brass, Cedar
Although elaborate decoration became increasingly common in Qing-dynasty furniture design, the Ming-dynasty’s legacy of clean, elegant lines remained a powerful influence as seen in ...
Pair of 19th Century Buddhist Temple Vessels
Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Qing Ceramics
Ceramic
Handcrafted in China's Jiangxi province in the early 19th century, these tall ceramic vessels were shaped with exquisite detail in the spirit of ancient temple jars. The style and ne...

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