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PAGODA RED

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Chicago, IL
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About PAGODA RED

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

PAGODA RED

1stDibs seller since 2006

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Petite Chinese Crackled Meiping Vase
Located in Chicago, IL
This contemporary vase hearkens to the classic meiping form, traditionally used to display flowering plum branches. Contemporary artisans in Zhejiang beautifully recreate the distinc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Vases

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Porcelain

Hand Carved Footed Zhenzhu Stone Basin
Located in Chicago, IL
A clean-lined interpretation of an ancient form, this footed basin was hand carved by artisans in China's Shandong province. It looks as if it were meticulously painted but the mesme...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Organic Modern Planters and Jardin...

Materials

Stone

Hand Carved Squared Puddingstone Basin
Located in Chicago, IL
A clean-lined interpretation of an ancient form, this squared basin was hand carved by artisans in China's Shandong province. The rounded interior and finely edged exterior offer an ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Organic Modern Decorative Bowls

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Stone

Chinese Bent Handle Willow Basket, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Basket making is an ancient and humble craft, but in the hands of a skilled weaver a simple willow basket can become a truly beautiful work of art. This bent handle basket was made i...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Rustic Decorative Baskets

Materials

Willow

Chinese Stone Garlic Mortar, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Hand carved from a single block of limestone, this round stone vessel is an early 20th century mortar once used daily in a provincial kitchen to grind herbs, spices, and other foods....
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Early 20th Century Chinese Organic Modern Planters, Cachepots and Jardin...

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Limestone

Vintage Chinese Vendor Tray, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Simple lines, a modest form, and a layer of hand-brushed lacquer give this shallow Qing-dynasty tray a Provincial charm. A tray like this would have been used by a street vendor to d...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Platters and Serveware

Materials

Elm

Vintage Chinese Vendor Tray, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Simple lines, a modest form, and a layer of hand-brushed lacquer give this shallow Qing-dynasty tray a provincial charm. A tray like this would have been used by a street vendor to d...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Platters and Serveware

Materials

Elm

"NY Blower" Helmet and Jacket Sculpture by Patrick Fitzgerald
By Patrick Fitzgerald
Located in Chicago, IL
Chicago-based artist Patrick Fitzgerald uses his works as a means of resurrecting the idyllic worlds he once found in the industrial surroundings of his youth. Raised in Grand Rapids...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Paper

"Pulver" Helmet & Jacket Sculpture by Patrick Fitzgerald
By Patrick Fitzgerald
Located in Chicago, IL
Chicago-based artist Patrick Fitzgerald uses his works as a means of resurrecting the idyllic worlds he once found in the Industrial surroundings of his youth. Raised in Grand Rapids...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Paper

"Alliance" Helmet & Jacket Sculpture by Patrick Fitzgerald
By Patrick Fitzgerald
Located in Chicago, IL
Chicago-based artist Patrick Fitzgerald uses his works as a means of resurrecting the idyllic worlds he once found in the industrial surroundings of his youth. Raised in Grand Rapids...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Paper

Chinese Bent Handle Willow Basket, circa 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Basket making is an ancient and humble craft, but in the hands of a skilled weaver a simple willow basket can become a truly beautiful work of art. This bent handle basket was made i...
Category

Early 20th Century Chinese Rustic Decorative Baskets

Materials

Willow

Dark Reclaimed Elm Waterfall Console Table
Located in Chicago, IL
Made of wood reclaimed from Qing-dynasty architecture, this contemporary altar table is a celebration of wabi-sabi style. In the spirit of traditional Chinese joinery, the corners ar...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Organic Modern Console Tables

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Reclaimed Wood

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