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.
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.
The original painted finish adds both grace and grandeur to this striking display cabinet from Italy. Muted colors of cream, ocher, blue and green add depth and character in the hand-painted flourishes. Dentil molding along the crown that adds to the effect as well.
Absolutely stunning, this original red painted lacquered china cabinet still maintains dramatic gold painted birds, trees, butterflies and figures found throughout the casework. The interior shelves are adjustable.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The hand carving in this oak cabinet is excellent, a reflection of an earlier time when professional craftsmanship was respected and valued. Notice the beautifully turned barley twist side columns in addition to the beautiful door panel in high relief.