Guest Picks: 20 Chinoiserie Chic Bars and Bar Carts
I have a thing for beautiful bars and bar carts. Is there anything more chic and glamorous than a well-stocked bar artfully displayed? In this month's ideabook we will look at 20 chinoiserie bars, bar carts and accessories to inspire you to create your own elegant Asian-inspired bar for entertaining. Cheers! — Beth from Chinoiserie Chic
The Sedgewick Bar Cart, Gold - $515
The classic chinoiserie bar cart is faux bamboo. Highly sought after, this vintage inspired bar cart will give your living or dining room Hollywood Regency glamour and sophistication. It is available in gold or silver.
The Double Bar Cart, Gold - $295
This faux bamboo bar cart by Society Social is a perfect addition to the chic home. Highly versatile, it can be used as a bar cart or as a distinctive side table. It is available in gold or silver.
The Tipple Trolley - $439
Faux bamboo and your choice of gorgeous colors to match your decor. What's not to love about this bar cart? Choose your faux bamboo frame in gold or silver and then select from 11 high gloss colors like turquoise, orange, or pink. What fun!
The Madison Mixer - $515
The lines and design of this bar cart make it a classic, but with a modern edge. Brightly painted cane in your choice of 11 high gloss colors and elegant faux bamboo in gold or silver make for a very sophisticated combination. I especially like this black and gold pairing.
The Hostess Bar Cart - $549
A modern and chic take on a Chinese Chippendale bar cart. This bar cart offers the ultimate in style and storage. It is custom made of plantation wood in your choice of 11 colors. Its two drawers, wine racks, and stemware racks offer great functionality as well.
Bamboo Two-Tier Antiqued Mirror Table - $269
This gold, faux bamboo, two-tier table makes a very elegant small chinoiserie-style bar. Constructed of gilded metal and antiqued, mirrored glass, it is foldable and the top tray is removable to use as a serving tray.
Sleek steel and antique mirror combine in this super elegant chinoiserie bar. Faux bamboo is finished in Venetian gold for a stunning statement piece.
Manhattan Console With Inset Marble - $2,897
Handcrafted of wrought iron with a thick marble top, this piece makes for a chic and sophisticated bar. With its sleek lines and low profile, it is highly adaptable to many spaces.
Black Chinoiserie Cabinet - $1,578
This classic and elegant black and gold chinoiserie cabinet would be perfect for a bar. It would make a great focal point in any room, as well as a functional piece.
Faux Bamboo Drinks Cart by Bagues
Wonderful vintage and antique bar carts can also be found. This French, circa 1940s, solid bronze faux bamboo bar cart has mercury distressed mirrored shelves. A vintage piece adds instant glamour and character to any room.
Black Lacquer Bar Cart - $499
This black lacquer, gold and mother of pearl bar or tea cart would be at home in a traditional or modern setting. This has a very retro, vintage vibe.
Black Lacquer Bar Cabinet - $899
This black lacquer and mother of pearl Ming style flip top bar cabinet has a great Art Deco feel. This would be great with a flat screen television above it. Perfect for a man's apartment — very Mad Men.
1940's Carved Chinoiserie Bar on Pedestal
This stunning piece from the 1940s is lacquered in orange and black and beautifully hand-painted. The design is quite unique, and the inside is also beautifully lacquered in orange. Check out my ideabook from last month for more great orange Chinoiserie ideas.
Gilt Faux Bamboo Bar Cart - $950
Check out estate sales, flea markets, auctions, Craigslist, eBay, and Etsy for great vintage bar carts like this one.
Oscar de la Renta Collection Pagoda Bar Cabinet
This stunning pagoda bar cabinet by Century Furniture would make quite an elegant focal point in your home. I love the pagoda top, fretwork, and ample storage capacity.
Antique White Finish Wood Tray Fretwork Side Table - $63
I have one of these tray tables and it is beautifully made and a fantastic value. With its mirrored tray, fretwork, and antique white finish, this would work anywhere as a great little Chinoiserie bar. This is a wonderful deal! Similar ones are out there at more than ten times this price.
Pagoda Wine Storage Etagere - $199.99
With its chic pagoda styling, this metal etagere has room for wine bottles, wines glasses, and lots more. This would work in a living room, dining room or kitchen.
Bamboo Bar Set - $26.99
A faux bamboo bar set — how chic! This set will add chinoiserie styling to your bar at a great price as well.
Decorative Ice Buckets - $88
These custom lucite ice buckets come in a range of fabulous chinoiserie designs, and can be further customized with text, your name or your monogram. Any bar becomes chinoiserie chic with the addition of one of these.