This narrow sideboard is a special find due to its unique size and depth. The highly painted folk-art finish is all original. Traditional colors of red, green, and yellow are seen throughout with the date of 1868.
The traditional scrolled and arched crown is captivating in this French bookcase. The oak has been bleached, giving it a fresh look for today's modern home while bringing in the charm of French country craftsmanship.
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 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 gentle beauty of this cabinet is found in the original paint reflecting traditional Swedish design with tulips, faux marbling & faux wood background. Note contrasting seafoam green paint & upper section with crown that attaches via several latches.
The painted faux wood background was the traditional folk art of the period & is complimented by lovely hand-painted panels with yellow flowers on this cupboard. Open the doors to reveal the date of 1785 & double monogram, indicating it was likely a wedding present.
While you can frequently still find antique pine cabinets, it is difficult to find a sideboard with original folk art paint such as this one. The two panel doors are painted with a delightful yellow flower motif against a dark blue background which almost looks black.
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 wonderful example of Swedish country craftsmanship and folk art painting from the Dalarna region, this cupboard is exquisitely painted throughout in traditional earth tones with cream,black and green accents over almost every surface.
This highly unusual secretary is a special find. The remarkable folk art painted finish is all original, with brick red, salmon, yellow, blue and green all used to create the delightful flourishes. The interior desk is painted green and holds 8 drawers and the drop down desk top.
This pine cupboard has simple elements that make it special, such as the turned column accents and crown molding details along the top. This cupboard likely displayed the household china and serving ware in the 1800’s.
This charming oak cupboard was given a (newer) white painted finish, slightly distressed to compliment the European country style of the display cabinet. The scalloped edging, bonnet/crown and hand-carved details adds a touch of grace.
A wonderful example of Swedish country craftsmanship and folk art painting from the Dalarna region, this cupboard is exquisitely painted throughout in traditional earth tones. Of special note is the large step cut crown molding with painted date of 1843.
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.
The muted red background with soft green panels displaying delicate flowers were all hand-painted and have grown softer over time. Notice the date of 1775 and monogram over the top two cabinet doors, topped by a darker green traditional Swedish bonnet or crown.
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.
Remarkable armoire with exceptional original paint dated 1774 & monogram of "M M". The detailed, hand-painted panels includes lovely birds resting upon a vase bursting with flowers. It was built to "break down" making it easier to install, etc.
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.
This stunning "break down" armoire is a wonderful find with hand-painted figures. Dated 1809 along the top, a cityscape accents the lower drawer while flowers embellish the canted and side panels. The decorative hand-wrought iron hinges are all original.
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 long sideboard shows off its French style in the carved panels and lovely details along the skirt, door & drawer panels. Note the elaborate carving along the central drawer, top of doors and scalloped skirt. The bleached finish gives it a fresh look.
Decorative elements abound in this striking pine buffet server from the late 1800's. Turned columns, finials, and a mirror all add to the strong visual impact. The upper section has stylized shelving to show off items on display. Restored and waxed.
Decorative elements abound in this striking pine buffet server from the late 1800's. Turned columns, finials, and a mirror all add to the strong visual impact. The upper section has stylized shelving to show off items on display. restored and waxed.
This Chinese cabinet was restored with a high gloss finish, enhancing the original painted details.
Visual intrigue abounds in this small yet dramatic dark brown painted Chinese cabinet with lacquer finish. It is the unique heavily paneled doors and upper drawers that one finds mesmerizing with the evocative rounded metal studs that create the trim.
There is a tremendous amount of detail in this exceptional original painted cupboard from Sweden. Hand-painted flourishes abound with garlands of leaves and flowers, and the date of 1820 in the center bonnet
Beautiful antique Swedish cupboard with the original paint. The crown and two upper & lower door panels are covered in traditional folk art floral patterns of the region.
The hand-painted floral design is all original on this colorful armoire with traditional Hungarian folk-art style elements. The 4 deep red painted panels are decorated with flowers in vases, a typical style in the 1800's.
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.
Mid to late 18th century Danish oak armoire with detailed molding surrounding book matched paneled doors, bun feet and brass escutcheons. The interior is fitted with a set of 4 oak shelves behind each door - all of which are removable.
Antique flame mahogany 2 door cabinet made in two sections, there are 2 drawers below and 2 doors with a single drawer above. The entire front is covered in an exceptional veneer of book matched flame mahogany. Restored & ready for use.
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.
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 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.
A faux wood grain finish was a favorite traditional style in Sweden, as seen in the warm earth tones of this painted and paneled armoire. This one shows off its remarkable age, with the date of 1721 inside the top door. Notice the extra long, hand-wrought iron hinges.