Pagoda Red

Chicago, IL
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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

Pagoda Red

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Console Table with Cloud Spandrels
Console Table with Cloud Spandrels
Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture
Elm
Created in China's Shanxi province in the early 19th century, this impressive altar table with everted ends features straight legs joined with a base stretcher, topped by hand-carved...
19th Century Chinese Platform Daybed with Ruyi Scrolled Feet
19th Century Chinese Platform Daybed with Ruyi ...
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Daybeds
Rattan, Elm
This 19th century monumental elmwood daybed from China's Shanxi province features an outward-curving apron with cusped edges and a tightly-woven rattan top. The daybed's abbreviated ...
Double Stretcher Console Table
Double Stretcher Console Table
Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Qing Console Tables
Elm
A tradition dating back to the Northern Song dynasty, wine tables have been used in China for centuries as a spot to converse, sip wine, and make toasts at social gatherings. This ea...
Low Kang Table
Low Kang Table
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Bamboo, Elm
Traditionally, a low table such as this would have been used as a daybed, providing not only a place to sleep but also a space to drink tea, play a game, or share an intimate moment....
Chinese Celestial Dragon Bi Disc
21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Mounted Objects
Steel, Jade
Jades have been cherished for thousands of years, with their rich heritage, beauty, and rarity. Jade Bi discs have been found in the tombs of ancient Chinese emperors and aristocrats...
Early 20th Century Japanese Gilt Sakyamuni Budd...
Early 20th Century Japanese Edo Sculptures and Carvings
Wood, Lacquer
Intricately carved from wood, this exquisite Buddha was finished with gold leaf and lacquer. Adorned with guardian lion dogs playing with embroidered balls, an ornate, architectural ...
"Shan Shui" Blue and White Cola Bottle by Taikk...
Taikkun Yang Li
21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Figurative Sculptures
Porcelain
Created by artist Taikkun Li exclusively for Pagoda red, this limited edition hand-painted cola bottle is one of a series drawing on the rich tradition of Chinese blue-and-white cera...
Chinese Chrysanthemum Stone
21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Garden Ornaments
Stone
Formed millions of years ago, chrysanthemum stones are appreciated for their naturally occurring celestine crystals, which resemble chrysanthemum blossoms, symbols of autumn, enduran...
Hand-Carved Chinese Footed Stone Basin
21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Decorative Bowls
Stone
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...
Hand-Carved Chinese Footed Stone Basin
21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Decorative Bowls
Stone
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...
Hand-Carved Chinese Footed Stone Basin
21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Decorative Bowls
Stone
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...
Provincial Chinese Water Barrel
Mid-20th Century Chinese Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières
Iron, Wood, Paint
The beautifully aged surface of this Provincial water barrel is a testament to time and use. The barrel's finely joined wooden slats are held together by hand-smithed iron bands and ...

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