Ideabook: Reproduction of Chinese High Yoke-Back Armchairs


The high yoke-back armchair is one of the most successful of Chinese seating designs. This armchair features protruding ends, broad and flat back yoke, and curved arms that protrude beyond its supporting posts. This style antique Chinese armchair can be integrated smoothly into a modern home.

With a slender silhouette and graceful proportions, yoke-back chairs add Asia elegant into the home. They are excellent accent chairs in the entry/hall way, living room, dining room. The pictures in this post show how professionals incorporate high yoke-back chairs to their interior decoration beautifully.

A pair of Chinese high yoke-back armchair mixed with contemporary armchairs around a dining table.

Picture credit to Vicente Wolf Associates


High Yoke-back armchairs as dining chairs.

Picture credit to Ann Hoffman on Apartment Therapy

A pair of high yoke-back armchair next to the fireplace.

high back armchairs reproduction

Picture found on internet

High yoke-back armchair as study room chair.

Picture found on internet

  • Yang Zhao
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