“Amazing pieces with amazing stories.”
MOST PIECES FEATURED IN THE SHOWROOM SECTION ARE IN STOCK. HOWEVER SINCE THEY ARE ONE-OFF ITEMS AND WE HAVE CONSTANT TURNOVER, PLEASE ENQUIRE ABOUT STOCK AVAILABILITY BY SUBMITTING A WISH LIST.
At Orient House it’s all about combining aesthetics with authenticity. Every one of our pieces is handpicked, over five continents, where we scour small villages, for furniture, tribal artefacts, and décor items that celebrate highly skilled craftsmanship, and traditional techniques, handmade by artisans in Africa and Asia, using natural materials only, for added luxury and character.
We offer hundreds of unique furniture and handcrafted artefacts, ranging from antiques to vintage and artisanal pieces to see and buy.
You will find items in timber, stone, marble, rattan, metal and terracotta that have been handcrafted or restored by skilled artisans in Africa and Asia.
For more than two generations, we have been passionate collectors, travelling to faraway places to hunt down everyday objects, that celebrate quality, beauty and craftsmanship.
Come and visit the Sydney showroom in Bridge Road, Glebe – sometimes, the beauty, patina and quality of these handcrafted pieces needs to be seen (and felt) – and we’d love to show you around. Our friendly staff are always on hand to help source that statement piece, or hard-to-find item, that can make all the difference.
Discover a world of atmospheric treasure, which is styled geographically. There’s everything from an African area to a Chinese section with classic furniture, pared down in decorative detail, to show how it works equally well in a traditional or contemporary space. There’s an entire room devoted to timeless blue-and-white porcelain sourced from markets through out China.
India is well-represented, with their tradition of elaborate embellishment furniture and artefacts that has given the world a generation of artists and artisans who continue the tradition of carving and decoration, though we take huge delight in finding old pieces with rich patina and a fascinating history.
Thailand is also represented with its beautiful colonial teak furniture, textiles (woodblock print and woven) and terracotta pots and lacquerware.
The ancient crafts of Hindu and Buddhist traditions and crafts of India found their way to Indonesia seven centuries ago and Indonesia still produces woven and batik textiles of great intricacy and beauty. Wood carving, particularly of furniture, finds itself comfortably at home in contemporary interiors.
Also, find a huge collection of basketware (we have one of the biggest ranges in the country) with a room devoted entirely to baskets of every type, as well as furniture, stone-carving, textiles and decorative objects from the whole Archipelago.
Enjoy exploring through some current photographs of our showroom in Glebe. These photographs are updated regularly to give you an overview of the range we have in store.
The items are either antique or have been traditionally crafted or restored by skilled artisans from Africa and Asia.
Since the beauty, patina and quality of the pieces are often difficult to appreciate online, come and visit our store. Our friendly staff can help you find that special piece.
A visit to our Showroom in Bridge Road, Glebe is like stepping through the entrance of an Aladdin’s cave of exotic and beautiful treasures. We have been passionate collectors of art and objects for two generations and the lure of travel to far-off places to hunt down fascinating artisanal products still drives us to those countries that have made of ordinary everyday objects, something special. You can get a good feel of our offerings by scrolling through our website but nothing quite does it the way a tour of the showroom does. It is dangerously addictive to stroll around the two floors of lovely things.
We look forward to showing you around!