Antique Armoires

Originally used to store armor, hence the name, the antique armoire has evolved into the staple of antique furniture in interior design. For a time the only closet storage available in certain regions, antique armoires have transformed from necessities to beautiful works of art that add an incomparable selection of antique furniture, creating a central focal point to a room, all while possessing the ability house anything from clothing to entertainment centers to knick-knacks. The antique armoire is a very versatile example of antique furniture, and comes in a wide variety of shapes, styles, configurations and sizes, so we’ve divided them into four antique armoire categories for your convenience.  Find the best selection at Inessa Stewart Antiques Online Wholesale Antique Furniture!  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!


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Early 19th Century Directoire Period Stripped Oak Armoire

This handsome Early 19th Century Directoire Period Armoire features a Stripped Finish which brings out the natural rustic beauty of the old-growth, quarter sawn oak!  The patina of centuries emanates from the wood giving it a soft glow, while the delicate hand-carved embellishment speaks to a refined artisanry that is all but lost in today's furniture. ...

18th Century Country French Solid Cherrywood...

Crafted from solid cherrywood, this handsome 18th Century Country French Armoire/Bonnetiere features bold molding, framework and apron, with inlays of satinwood, heart walnut, and burl walnut. Note the double-pegged mortise & tenon joinery of the way this historic antique furniture was constructed, which truly has stood the test of time. Fitted with...

PAIR 18th Century Country French Armoires

Called Quatre Follets by the French, this amazing PAIR of Country French Armoires are really two cabinets each, with four doors each. The tailored, simplistic lines are enhanced with the chamfered raised panels and arched bonnets with bold molding. Brass keyguards add a nice touch. Their shallow design makes them good choices where depth from the wall is...

Grand 17th Century French Renaissance Chateaux...

Grand 17th Century French Renaissance Chateaux Stripped Oak Four Door Armoire Antique furniture like this large French Armoire Renaissance "Quatrefollet" is preferred in France with four doors during the 17th-18th centuries, allowing one to more easily segregate the contents, and providing smaller doors and the resulting smaller hinges. This excellent...

19th Century French Painted Armoire

This stunning French Louis XVI style armoire boasts its original hand-painted adornment all across the facade, and on every member of its construction.  Intricate molded detailing is abundant, and the doors open wide to reveal a very useful interior. Meticulously hand-crafted and signed by David Freres of Marseille. The hardware lets the doors open wide...

19th Century French Renaissance Armoire

Antique French Renaissance Walnut Armoire was crafted in the second part of 19th century France. The lustrous finish off walnut is in excelent condition on this antique furniture. The hardware lets the doors of case opening open wide and  lay flat in order to be used for ideal TV or entertainment center. Measures 96H x 66W x 30D Circa 1860.

19th Century Country French Oak Armoire

Truly a phenomenal deal on a timeless work of art from a bygone era, this Antique Flemish Louis XIV Armoire was rendered in solid oak to last for centuries! Circa 1870s. Measures 92.5 x 69.5 x 27.

Country French Regence Armoire

Carved to perfection from solid quarter-sawn old-growth European oak, this stunning Regence Country French  Armoire features classic stylized shell and foliate motifs from the double arched arbalette crowns to the gracefully scrolled apron.  Doors open wide revealing internal drawers and plenty of storage space. Measures 88H x 58W x 25.5D Circa 1900-1910

19th Century Rococo French Walnut Armoire

19th Century Rococo French Walnut Armoire features its original full length beveled mirror!  Sculpted from the finest of European indigenous woods, the Rococo style is undoubtedly the most difficult to execute well, and this example proves the superiority of the French masters with its graceful lines, and captivating design, all while not compromising its...

19th Century Country French Stripped Pine Armoire

19th century Country French stripped pine armoire from Louis Philippe period. Crafted over 100 years ago the armoire has retained its natural warm patina, that was waxed with clear wax at our in house workshop. This wonderful and elegant piece of antique furniture is a perfect addition to today's interiors. The original hinges were placed on the outside...

19th Century Country French Stripped Regance Triple...

Hansome Country French Regance Triple Armoire in solid stripped French oak featuring an understated elegance that belies its fabrication with what are today considered primitive tools. The master artisans who crafted this 19th Century fine antique furniture were heavily influenced by the Baroque and subsequent Regence styles, and it shows with the...

18th Century Neoclassical Dutch Stripped Oak Armoire -...

This Exquisite 18th Century Neoclassical Dutch Armoire - Cabinet was hand-crafted from beautiful, stripped white oak, and features carved swags on the fronts of the cabinet doors.  Exceptional molded detail abounds from the crown to the base, with three large drawers and its original neoclassical brass handle pulls and escutcheons. The hand-carved Grecian...

19th Century Country French Stripped Oak Armoire

19th Century Country French Stripped Oak Armoire is ideal antique furniture for the casual decor!  Finely carved frameworks surround chamfered panels, and are adorned with subtle hand-carved accents of foliate motifs.  The stripped finish results in a soft, subtle texture that blends with a wide variety of styles. In just a decade stripped antique...

18th Century Country French Armoire from Loire Valley

The 18th Century Country French Armoire was hand-crafted from exquisite fruitwood by the sophisticated yet rural artisans of the Loire Valley. This example of French antique furniture exudes a stylistic presence that harks back to the very history of the region, home to Kings of France for many centuries.  Designed and completed during the 18th Century,...

Country French Regence Armoire

Carved to perfection from solid quarter-sawn old-growth European oak, this stunning Pair of Regence Country French  Armoires feature classic stylized shell and foliate motifs from the double arched arbalette crowns to the gracefully scrolled apron.  Designed as "his and hers" armoires for symmetry, each opens wide revealing internal drawers and plenty of...