Tall and stately 8' pine French armoire. Molding along crown and feet. Single interior shelf included. Traditional long escuchons, 1 key included.
Swedish baroque cabinet armoire with traditional heavily carved panels. White layered painted exterior with blue painted interior; one slender interior drawer. Original long wrought iron hinges and two functioning door locks (one key included).
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.
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.
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 exceptional armoire is a rare find. The blue painted finish is all original; the doors were painted with two separate designs possibly indicating a his/her hanging rack as there are initials on doors as well. Top section was used to store gentlemen's top hats.
The painted finish is all original on this remarkable large baroque cabinet from the Swedish countryside. Note the curved and heavily paneled bonnet in addition to the impressive carved feet. A monogram and date of 1782 are still visible.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
It is rare to find a matched pair of narrow cabinets making this veneered mahogany set a special find. The striking vertical groove pattern in the mahogany doors are topped by a carved crown.
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.
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.
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.
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.