Impressive baroque oak armoire with heavily paneled doors, massive crown all resting on large bun feet. Restored, later professionally painted in layered shades of antique white and light gray lightly distressed to fit the age of this stately armoire.
Original blue painted Gustavian armoire or large cupboard from Sweden, early 1800's. Two cabinet doors with fluted carved panel doors over two functioning drawers. Restored, strong, stable and ready for use.
The superb quality of this Chinese cabinet is largely due to the exceptional finish. The old brown painted finish has slight red undertones and is accentuated by a hand buffed finish, leaving a warm organic feel to this armoire. Restored.
Grandly standing over 8' tall, this stately hand-carved oak armoire makes a regal statement as it originally served the Swedish noble family of Carl Gustaf Wrangel. Hand-carved details include figures both human & mythical, heads, vines, grapes & more.
Lovely dark pine narrow armoire from the Swedish countryside which dates to the early 1800's. Note the raised bonnet or "crown," the original hardware including hinges, interior drawers and dark patina of the pine.
This delightful painted pine armoire still maintains the quality and details of the original hand-painted finish with background tones of soft teal/blue. The interior is divided with hanging pegs on the right and 4 shelves.
The exceptional original faux wood painted finish on this stately armoire dates back to the late 1700's into early 1800's. Note the warm colors, texture & patina of this wonderful, all original find. Hand carved knobs & hooks inside. Restored.
This charming single door armoire is in excellent original condition. The case is painted a dark green with red folk art accents seen in the painted panels, crown and base. The original lock mechanism still works. Restored and waxed.
This painted pine armoire still maintains the quality and details of the original hand-painted finish.The floral and geometric patterns against the green painted background were traditional folk art style elements of the era.
This painted pine armoire still maintains the quality and details of the original hand-painted finish in an earth tone pallet. The floral patterns against the faux wood painted background were the traditional folk art style of the era.
This original painted armoire still maintains the quality and details of the hand-painted finish with unique and colorful background. Date of 1785 is faintly visible along upper section. Original lock & key still function. Restored and waxed.
This remarkable painted armoire still maintains the quality and details of the original green hand-painted finish. Constructed to break down into sections, lock still works and interior offers variety of storage options.
Exceptional armoire with exquisite original hand-painted details and traditional faux wood background, interior painted also. Designed to break-down; 1 key included. Restored and waxed.
Lovely original hand-painted armoire from the Swedish countryside. The date of 1834 indicate this was likely a wedding present. The delicate blue flowers & garland are surrounded by a traditional folk art background in a reddish brown tone of faux wood.
It is the captivating patina of the warm pine that captures one's attention in this lovely armoire. Upper decorative crown is easy removed for shipping and if client desires a more simple overall look.
This armoire has dramatic presence thanks to the heavily panelled doors reflective of its baroque style. The stained pine has taken on a deep patina after almost 200 years of use.There is expected age-related wear to the wood & the back panels were replaced at some point in recent history.
This fabulous find is a wonderful example of Eastern European folk-art paint of the 1800's. Notice hand-painted panels encircled with a male and female figure next to a large central planter. The hand-painted faux wood background in brown was a traditional style of the era.
Utterly stunning marquetry inlaid armoire, museum quality. The superb craftsmanship seen in this exceptional armoire indicates it was a commissioned piece created by a true master. Inlaid patterns, fox, cross, obelisk, delicate outlines, names and more abound.
Statuesque gray armoire with beautiful paneled doors, impressive raised crown with large round finials. This elegant armoire was crafted in the mid 1800's and given a newer painted finish and adjustable shelving system later.
The great appeal of this remarkable cabinet is largely due to the original brick red paint, which has been scraped leaving a soft, raw feel to the finish. The six turned columns were originally painted white, now providing a gentle contrast to the red.
This lovely painted armoire still maintains the quality and details of the original hand-painted details seen in the panels, drawer & canted sides. Note the Christogram, "IHS" and the date of 1834 and monogram of MM are seen under the crown.
This impressive original painted large armoire or "German Shrunk" was built in the traditional manner to "break down" into 2 sections, making it easier to transport and install, all resting on large bun feet. Original hardware includes wrought-iron hinges, lock and key hole cover.
This charming single door armoire is in excellent original condition. The case is painted with traditional floral bouquets painted on the front panel and canted sides. The colors show a deeper patina aged through the years. The original lock mechanism still works.
Beyond exceptional, this original painted Swedish cupboard is a tremendous find as it was likely a commissioned piece with both a professional craftsman and professioanl painter hired to complete the work. The original paint draws you in to appreciate the well executed floral motif.
It is the captivating deep aged patina of the warm pine that captures one's attention in this lovely and spacious armoire. Note the many hand carved and patterned hash marks that decorate the crown and vertically along the door. The old lock and key still function.
Tall and stately 8' pine French armoire. Molding along crown and feet. Single interior shelf included. Traditional long escuchons, 1 key included.
The gentle beauty of this cupboard is found in the deep patina of the aged pine from the early 1800's (see original hinges & wood pegs as nails).Carving along the curved bonnet & panel doors adds depth & character, all resting upon cabriolet feet.
A single display cabinet this large is dramatic, but to find a pair is beyond rare. Fantastic carving crowns the top, which towers 12' at the decorative carved corner embellishments. Originally, 4 of these bookcases served in an impressive library in Barcelona, Spain.
These exceptional bookcases are a tremendous find as it is difficult to find a matching pair. The professionally applied (newer) light gray and white layered paint is perfectly distressed to fit with the age and character of the pair.
This handsome, large oak armoire is even more impressive in person due to the extensive hand carved details such as lion heads and floral embellishments seen throughout its exterior.
Attractive carvings of vines, leaves and flowers embellish this armoire. Crafted in the late 18th century France, this oak armoire has beautifully carved moldings from the cornice to the door as well as the side panels. The armoire also features the original brass hinges and key escutcheons.
This stately oak cabinet from Denmark stands on four barley twist legs that raise the cabinet while adding visual intrigue. The oak cabinet itself is curved, with a heavily paneled crown creating great "presence."
The superb quality of this tall Chinese cabinet is largely due to the exceptional finish. One sees the remarkable richness of the original red paint, accented with a burnt orange. The deep lacquered finish brings the entire piece to life, creating a desire to touch it.
This beautiful red cabinet has lovely flowers and pomegranates displayed on the panels in black and highlighted in gold. The unique paneling adds to the visual intrigue as well.
This cabinet, when looking closely, still has the original intricate painting on the front of a town and city, with buildings and figures. The richness of the utterly stunning original red lacquered paint is deepened with the natural wear.