Benches & Stools

Chinese Antique Bench
Stools were the primary seating in most Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) homes, chairs being reserved for the very wealthy. They often contained space for storage as well.

Benches were more commonly found in public places such as theatres and temples. Generally speaking, older stools and benches are lower to the ground and became higher with successive years and European influence.

Style, shape and joinery techniques varied by region and province. These regional differences coupled with woods used help us identify age and province of origin for most of these antique Chinese stools and benches.

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Benches and Stools

Wooden Stool with Rattan Top

Mid Century Chinese. Elm wood and Rattan. Sturdy piece.

18 1/4 wide x 13 1/2 high x 14 deep



Price: $200.00

Small Wooden Stools

Now hard to find, small wooden stools were ubiquitous in Chinese households and workshops, Early twentieth century elmwood available in pairs (priced per each) either square or rectangular

13 1/4 w x 11 1/4 h x 13.25 d

16 w x 12 1/2 h x 11 d


Price: $190.00

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