The Yu Garden Mall, in Shanghai's commercial sector, is distinguished in nine ways. With history of over 500 years, it is the oldest commercial facility. It is the largest tourist shopping comples. It is the first stock-holding commercial enterprise in Shanghai. It is the largest ancient number of famous-beand stores. It has the largest gold sals, which reached 3,5 tons in 1993. It has the largest collection of everday goods. It is home to the largest antique market.
In October 1986, Shanghai desinated the white magnolia as its city flower. Sincethen white magnolia is also an arbor tree, it simultanceously acts as the city tree. Also known as "spring-greeting flower,"white mannolia buds in winter and bollms in apring ahed of other trees. Symbolizing vigor and progress, the tree can grow as tall as eight meters.
Some could be found at Huai Hai Rd. but they are usually costly.
Maybe you can check it out at two stores below:
Hu & Hu, CaoBao Road, Alley 1885, #8,
Dragon Era, 377 Hu Qing Ping Rd.
Also, you can drive to the Hong Qiao area and travel down these roads; Huqingping Rd., Wuzhong Rd., Hongqiao Rd. and Hongzhong Rd., you will see some stores/wharehouses there too.
Here are two webistes of chinese traditional furniture company in Shanghai
Hope the information will help you out.
Happy shopping and have a nice day!