Pagoda Red

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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

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Pair of 19th Century Chinese Rosewood Lanterns
Pair of 19th Century Chinese Rosewood Lanterns
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Lanterns
Glass, Rosewood
Elegantly constructed of thin pieces of rosewood, this pair of ornate 19th century lanterns would have originally been lit with candles to illuminate a very fine courtyard home in Ch...
Chinese Blue and White Ginger Jar with Fu Dogs
Chinese Blue and White Ginger Jar with Fu Dogs
21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Ceramics
Porcelain
Images of shizi, a lion-dog symbol of power and strength of character, cavort among the stylized clouds of heaven on this hand-painted covered jar. Originally intended for storing sp...
19th Century Chinese Three Person Bench
19th Century Chinese Three Person Bench
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Benches
Cypress
Crafted by a Qing-dynasty artisan in northern China, this 19th century splayed leg bench has an elegant design that fits effortlessly into the modern home. Viewed in profile, the str...
17th Century Chinese Square Corner Altar Table
17th Century Chinese Square Corner Altar Table
Antique Early 17th Century Chinese Ming Furniture
Elm
Centuries of use have given this 17th century altar table a beautifully worn patina that calls to be touched. The long table was made in the late Ming dynasty, and once served as an ...
Plank Top Console Table with Everted Ends
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture
Elm
With everted ends and square legs, this altar table expresses Classic Qing-dynasty design, but the hand-carved spandrels are extraordinary and truly set the design apart. Trimmed wit...
19th Century Chinese Wine Table with Cloud Span...
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Console Tables
Elm
Ideal as a console table in the modern home, this exquisite 19th century wine table charms with rounded legs, simple double stretchers, and finely beaded cloud spandrels. Crafted in ...
Chinese Art Deco Marble Top Table
Early 20th Century Chinese Art Deco Center Tables
Marble, Rosewood
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 table is a product of the time ...
Chinese Blue and White Fish Bowl
21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières
Porcelain
This grand, blue-and-white porcelain bowl is hand-painted with flora and fauna of the sea, offering blessings of wealth, abundance, and the contented harmony of a fish in water. Chin...
Blue and White Hibachi Vessel with Presentation...
Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières
Porcelain
Designed to hold glowing embers, hibachi vessels were used as a source of heat or for cooking in Japanese homes. Ceramic hibachi were introduced during the Meiji period as an alterna...
19th Century Chinese "Forever" Console Table
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Console Tables
Walnut
This exquisite 19th-century wine table was crafted of walnut sourced from the forests of China’s Hebei province. The table charms with round legs, gently curving stretchers, and a de...
Pair of Two-Door Chestnut Cabinets
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Night Stands
Brass, Chestnut
Perfecting line and proportion, the simple design of these cabinets celebrates the natural beauty and texture of chestnut wood. Showcasing a pronounced grain and unique knots, the wo...
19th Century Chinese Eight Immortals Table
Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Furniture
Walnut
Named for its seating capacity, this 19th-century walnut table once gathered together a party of eight with a bench for two on each side. Handcrafted of walnut and cloaked in a layer...

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