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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
While the size itself is impressive, it is the heavy baroque style carving & paneling in the doors & large crown that add to the visual impact of this handsome dark oak armoire. Notice the carved decorative detail above the 3 columns, balancing the large bun feet.
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.
Late 18th century French Provencial Armoire of impressive proportions. Standing almost 9 ft. tall, this walnut armoire has beautifully carved moldings from the cornice to the door as well as the side panels. This armoire also features the original steel hinges and brass 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.
Antique Oak cabinet in 2 sections from Denmark circa 1860-1880.
Solid and stately, at 40" tall this oak sideboard also serves well as a buffet. The turned columns, original brass hardware and large bun feet add to its strong presence.
Beautiful and versatile, this painted Chinese lacquered cabinet has a lovely aged patina with hints of lighter red and amber beneath a time worn, dark red paint whispering of years gone by. The lacquered finish is highly polished giving the paint incredible depth.
This large pine cupboard will also serve as a wonderful serving buffet thanks to the marble top of the lower sideboard which allows hot dishes to be placed there. The upper cabinet is flanked by 3 petite corner shelves allowing for display of special decorative items.
This large oak buffet comes from the Black Forest region, world famous for its hand-carved furniture. Notice the fine detailed carving in the four panel cabinet doors, each portraying curved vines abundant with grape clusters and leaves.
It is unusual to find a pair of sideboards, let alone long ones such as seen in this lovely pair. The gently curved doors and tapered legs add to the grace and charm of this set.
Tall pine cabinet from Hungary circa 1900, with 2 glass doors and 5 shelves. The painted wood grain finish is original - this would make a great display cabinet or bookcase.
Impressive Oak Renaissance Revival bookcase heavily carved with 2 glass doors and adjustable shelves, circa 1880 from Germany. This piece breaks down which makes moving or shipping much easier.
This large oak bookcase is statuesque in size & detail. Over 8' tall, the carved medallion, star & heavy panelled accents add to its strong presence. Notice the "sawtooth" shelving which allows the shelves height to be easily adjusted.
Antique carved pine 2 piece provencial bookcase cabinet from France, circa 1790-1810, with a pair of glass doors on top and a pair of cupboard doors below.
Glass front bookcase made in two parts. The upper and lower sections feature a pair of barley twist columns on either side of two glass doors above, and cupboard doors below.
The concave domed center shelves create visual drama in this large bookcase or display cabinet from England. Impressive in person, it is built in three sections allowing for easier installation. The far left and right glass cabinets have adjustable shelves.The natural pine has been waxed.
Finished on all four sides with panels and multiple drawers, this partially painted and stripped pine counter from Denmark is free standing. This would make a great kitchen island or it could even be used as it was originally intended - as a store counter or desk.
This large counter reveals many years of constant use through the extensive wear seen on the original blue paint and the fabulous, distressed top demonstrating it was used often as a work surface. It is the very distress that creates the wonderful, worn character in this truly vintage sideboard.
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."
Made in two parts, this shallow pine cabinet features a wood grain painted finish.
Large open shelving made in two sections with 24 small drawers and 2 full size drawers.
Built to use as behind the counter display and storage for a Danish grocer, the cabinet is one large cabinet with open shelves above and multiple drawers in a variety of sizes below.
There is an abundance of storage in this tall oak sideboard from England. Made in two sections, the upper part was mostly used as a plate rack with a center storage door and drawer. Below is a series of nine drawers in graduated sizes, each with the original brass pulls.
Country pine cabinet with a shelf above and lower storage below. More shelves could easily be added to the open space above.