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    Trade & Wholesale

    Our origins are in wholesale, so from movies to restaurants, retailers to architects, we have a long history of supplying our trade clients with unusual and unique oriental furniture & decorative art. 

    Whether purchasing for resale or buying on behalf of a client, we offer trade discount pricing to:


  • Retail Stores
  • Interior Designers
  • Film & Photo Studios
  • Architects
  • Event Producers

  • For all trade and wholesale enquiries please email us with your contact and business name, company registration number & VAT number (if applicable) to enquiries@indigo-uk.com or call 01672 564722


    For full details, visit our Trade & Wholesale Page

    Prop Hire

    Looking for that one off iconic piece for an event or requiring props for a filming or a photography shoot? You will have seen our oriental antique furniture & decorative art in the James Bond films, The Golden Compass and many others.


    For all prop hire enquiries please send emails to enquiries@indigo-uk.com or call 01672 564722


    For full details, visit our Trade & Wholesale Page

    Carved Coffer Table From Henan - 18th Century

    SKU:M697

    £1,650

    This antique Chinese coffer table dates to the 18th century. It is from Henan province and unusually for this area, has carved panels and fretwork. The carving depicts two facing Qilin, a mythical beast with the head of a dragon, antlers, manes and the body of an ox or horse. Qilin were associated with greatness and only appeared during the reign of a successful ruler, or at the birth or death of a great sage. 


    The top is constructed from Northern Elm (yumu) whilst the front panels, drawers & sides are constructed from paulownia wood. It has retained its original brass hardware which would have allowed it to be locked. This piece has been restored in our workshops and partial loss can be seen on the left spandrel. 

    Coffer tables in China had relatively little written about them as they were mostly used for clothes and utensil storage by women & servants. Furniture was expensive and reserved for the most wealthy.  

     

    Dimensions:

    100 x 47 x 84 (wxdxh cms)

     

    From China

    UK Delivery Charge - except Highlands & Islands £40
    More delivery options available at checkout

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    This antique Chinese coffer table dates to the 18th century. It is from Henan province and unusually for this area, has carved panels and fretwork. The carving depicts two facing Qilin, a mythical beast with the head of a dragon, antlers, manes and the body of an ox or horse. Qilin were associated with greatness and only appeared during the reign of a successful ruler, or at the birth or death of a great sage. 


    The top is constructed from Northern Elm (yumu) whilst the front panels, drawers & sides are constructed from paulownia wood. It has retained its original brass hardware which would have allowed it to be locked. This piece has been restored in our workshops and partial loss can be seen on the left spandrel. 

    Coffer tables in China had relatively little written about them as they were mostly used for clothes and utensil storage by women & servants. Furniture was expensive and reserved for the most wealthy.  

     

    Dimensions:

    100 x 47 x 84 (wxdxh cms)

     

    From China

    UK Delivery Charge - except Highlands & Islands £40
    More delivery options available at checkout


    Shipping & Warranty

    • Guaranteed authenticity on all antique pieces (where dated)

    • Every item is in stock in the UK

    • We'll contact you to arrange a suitable delivery date

    • Hassle free returns

    • Free Click & Collect available on all pieces


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    • - Non-furniture Delivery: 2-5 working days

    • - Furniture Delivery: Within 1 - 2 weeks

      (We'll call you to arrange a specific delivery date)

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    • - Small items: £7.50

    • - Medium Sized items: £15

    • - Fragile Medium items: £20

    • - Small Furniture items: £40

    • - Furniture & Large Items: £80

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    • - Hassle Free Returns

    • - Return your order within 28 days for a full refund (excluding delivery charges)

    • - If you are not happy with your order, send it back with our delivery drivers. 

    • - Items must be returned in a resalable condition

    • - Collections can be arranged on request

    • Product Specific delivery charges visible above "Add to Basket" button and in Checkout (scroll up)

    • Additional charges may apply for deliveries to highlands, islands, out of area deliveries and collections. 

    • International Delivery: Please contact us for quotes on individual pieces at enquiries@indigo-uk.com, Livechat or calling +44 1672 564722

    Free UK mainland delivery on orders over £100 | Use code "DELIVERY" at checkout

    DISPATCH

    • - Non-furniture Delivery: 2-5 working days

    • - Furniture Delivery: Within 1 - 2 weeks

      (We'll call you to arrange a specific delivery date)

    • Free UK mainland delivery on orders over £100 | Use code "DELIVERY" at checkout

    RETURNS

    • - Hassle Free Returns

    • - Return your order within 28 days for a full refund (excluding delivery charges)

    • - Items must be returned in a resalable condition

    • - Collections can be arranged on request

    • Product Specific delivery charges visible above "Add to Basket" button and in Checkout (scroll up)

    • Additional charges may apply for deliveries to highlands, islands, out of area deliveries and collections. 

    • International Delivery: Please contact us for quotes on individual pieces

    Trade & Wholesale

    Our origins are in wholesale, so from movies to restaurants, retailers to architects, we have a long history of supplying our trade clients with unusual and unique oriental furniture & decorative art. 

    Whether purchasing for resale or buying on behalf of a client, we offer trade discount pricing to:


  • Retail Stores
  • Interior Designers
  • Film & Photo Studios
  • Architects
  • Event Producers

  • For all trade and wholesale enquiries please email us with your contact and business name, company registration number & VAT number (if applicable) to enquiries@indigo-uk.com or call 01672 564722


    For full details, visit our Trade & Wholesale Page

    Prop Hire

    Looking for that one off iconic piece for an event or requiring props for a filming or a photography shoot? You will have seen our oriental antique furniture & decorative art in the James Bond films, The Golden Compass and many others.


    For all prop hire enquiries please send emails to enquiries@indigo-uk.com or call 01672 564722


    For full details, visit our Trade & Wholesale Page

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