SHANGHAI GREEN ANTIQUES is Shanghai's largest and most spectacular antiques shop, with a truly amazing 100,000 sq.ft. showroom containing literally...
SHANGHAI GREEN ANTIQUES is Shanghai's largest and most spectacular antiques shop, with a truly amazing 100,000 sq.ft. showroom containing literally thousands of antique cabinets; interior and exterior courtyard doors; windows; carvings; tables; chairs; beds; wood and stone Buddhist, Taoist, Confucionist, Animist, and other statues; corbels, ceilings, beams and other architectural elements; ancestor portraits and Buddhist / Taoist paintings; ancient shrines, thrones and wedding palanquins; beautiful antique embroidery, purses and hats from many of the 56 minority tribes of China, and a fabulous collection of the small elegant pieces you need to finish any room, including boxes, baskets, chests, pots, vases and other items. They have on hand in their shop today tens of thousands of Ming Dynasty, Qing Dynasty, Cultural Revolution and even much older items, each and every one lovingly hand-made by the best local artisans of the day, unique and special, and just waiting for a new home, office, gallery or lobby in which they can continue to be loved, cherished and appreciated.GREEN ANTIQUES is not your grandma’s antiques shop. Their world famous collection is meticulously maintained and carefully edited to support the creative works of leading interior designers and architects from Shanghai to New York to Palm Beach - each and every piece has been carefully selected over the past three decades and is guaranteed to add significant beauty, cultural intrigue, and stunning visual interest to the interior design of any home, office, gallery, shop, showroom, bar, restaurant, hotel or museum. Call their English speaking showroom curator, Jason in advance of your visit so that he can meet you for a personalized tour. No need to bring your wallet – a free guided tour around their 100,000 sq.ft. showroom is as fun and informative as a trip to the Shanghai Museum!WHAT TO BUY AT GREEN ANTIQUES?Cabinets -- Doors -- Windows – Wall Hangings --- Wall Art -- Carvings -- Tables -- Chairs --- Beds --- Statues – Corbels --- Ceilings --- Reclaimed Architectural Elements --- Ancestor Portraits --- Paintings --- Shrines and Thrones --- Minority Tribal Clothing – Boxes --- Baskets --- Chests and Pots.WHAT MAKES GREEN ANTIQUES SO SPECIAL? After collecting throughout the country for their personal private collection over the past three decades, the Green Antiques owners have just recently permitted their incredible showroom to be opened to the public for viewing and purchase of these fine pieces -- which means that the collection has never been picked-over and still includes almost exclusively one-of-a-kind irreplaceable objects. THE IMPORTANCE OF AUTHENTICITY AND MARKET VALUE AT GREEN ANTIQUESConcerned about authenticity or market value? Don't worry, Green Antiques' curator Jason is a nationally and internationally certified Chinese antiques appraiser. He is always happy to discuss current and future predicted valuations of any of their antiques, and to provide certificates of authenticity. WHAT TO PAY?Quite reasonable prices for unique one-of-a-kind irreplaceable antique furniture, furnishings and architectural pieces - nice bed carvings as low as US$5 and provincial baskets from $10, furniture for less than IKEA, up to world-class museum quality palanquins and other extremely rare and culturally significant items as high as $100,000 and up.HOW TO GET TO GREEN ANTIQUES?Green Antiques is conveniently located within a 5 minute drive from the Outlet Mall and Jisheng Weibang Furniture Outlet Mall on Jiasong Zhong Road in the Qingpu District of Shanghai, right by Xujing village and close to all of the international schools.