Antique Vitrines and Bonnetieres

The Antique Bonnetiere was the perfect solution to provide storage immediately inside the home into which a lady could keep her outer garments and bonnets. Gentlemen soon followed suit with the Antique Homme Debout, which we see on a rare occasion. Some clever artisan placed glass instead of wood panels in the framework, and voila, the Antique Vitrine was born!  Called a curio cabinet by the English, the Antique Vitrine is a perfect way to display your coveted collection or prized family heirlooms. The Antique Bonnetiere serves as a small armoire in any room where a full size armoire simply won’t fit.

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Antique Brittany Vitrine

Featuring all the charm of the lush, rolling countryside and endless miles of seashore, Antiques from  Brittany like this wonderful Vitrine (curio cabinet) would be the pride of any family, housing and displaying their most cherished heirlooms and prized collections.  This example features the typical carved embellishment on indigenous white oak, with a...
$1,490   $2,980
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Antique French Louis Philippe Homme Debout

Benchmade from solid French oak, this masculine variation on the bonnetiere features four cabinet doors, two centered drawers and a full width drawer at top to protect the contents from children's curiosities. Circa 1840s. Measures 64H x 41W x 18D.
$1,375   $2,750
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Antique Rustic Provincial Bonnetiere

Crafted with simple lines and sturdy construction methods from solid European yellow pine, this is the ideal choice for everyday use in the home or office. Perfect for storing nearly anything, it nevertheless takes up less room than a full sized armoire, and with the tailored look blends with any casual decor. Note the hand-chamfered panels all around!...
$792   $1,980
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Antique Provencal Fruitwood Bonnetiere

Boasting incredible visual appeal, this handsome bonnetiere was crafted from solid fruitwood, and features an amazingly intricate ferrure, or keyguard along with matching drawer pull guards and keyguard below on the full width drawer. Stunning scrollwork on the door panel and apron contrast markedly with the tailored, straight architecture of the case,...
$3,237   $4,980
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Antique Country French Bonnetiere

Crafted from solid French cherry wood with original steel hinge and keyguard; full width drawer. Circa 1860s. Measures 95.5 x 46 x 26.
$3,588   $5,980
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Vintage Renaissance Vitrine

Perfect for displaying your finest in Old World style! Circa early 1900s. Measures 65 x 39 x 49.5.
$945   $1,890
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Antique Louis XVI Mahogany Display/Vitrine

Crafted from exotic mahogany, this stately antique English vitrine will store and display your finest with aplomb! Subtle carved accents of floral swags and rosettes provide visual appeal, along with the architecture which includes an oval main glass pane. Perfect as a bookcase, as well. Circa 1900. Measures 77.5H x 48W x 13.5D.
$1,245   $4,980
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Rustic Antique Country French Homme Debout

Hand-crafted in the Directoire style but by skilled rural artisans, this wonderful artifact survives with its original steel barrel hinges, drawer pull and keyguard. The gentleman's answer to the bonnetiere. Solid French oak. Circa 1790-1800. Measures 80.5H x 41.5W x 22D.
$1,639   $2,980
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Antique Bressan French Vitrine

Country French vitrine from Bresse is perfect for the casual décor, with burl wood panels. Circa 1880s. Measures 73H x 46.5W x 16.5D.
$1,225   $2,450
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Antique Country French Bonnetiere

Hand-crafted from dense, old-growth French white oak to last for generations, this carming bonnetiere exudes a rustic elegance that will blend perfectly with your casual or Country French decor. Five chamfered panels on each side combine with three on the door, the latter of which are carved with charming provincial motifs including a crowing rooster on...
$1,791   $3,980
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Antique Italian Louis XVI Marble Top Vitrine

Topped with rouge marble, encrusted with cast bronze ormolu mounts, and crafted from the finest woods, this Antique Italian Louis XVI Marble Top Vitrine is the perfect way to display your most cherished family heirlooms! Circa 1890s. Measures 67.5H x 33W x 14.5D.
$5,980
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Antique French Brittany Garde Manger

Interchangeable for all practical purposes with a bonnetiere, the Antique French Brittany Garde Manger was originally designed as a kitchen cabinet. This example has been whimsically carved in the typical fashion of the peoples of Brittany who enjoy a particular joie de vivre! Circa 1880s. Measures 79H x 40W x 19.5D.
$1,238   $2,750
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Antique French Louis XVI Painted Vitrine

Boasting classic styling, hand-carved embellishment, caned panel and display, all with original patinaed painted finish, this charming little Antique French Louis XVI Vitrine allows one to display on top and store on bottom with style!  Of particular interest is the carved basket bursting with flowers overlaid atop the caned bottom panel.Circa 1890s....
$3,250
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Antique Louis XVI Marquetry Vitrine

Using exotic imported mahogany, the Parisian artisans who created this small display case, called a vitrine in France, carefully oriented the grain patterns and emphasized the casework with satinwood inlay. Subtle bronze ormolu mounts on the shoulders above and below on the legs combine with the flourish on the apron for additional visual appeal. Display...
$3,998
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Petite Country French Weathered Oak Armoire

Crafted by skilled artisans outside the mainstream manufacturing operations that sprung up at the end of the Industrial Revolution, this handsome petit armoire, so called because of it's diminutive size, features a very subtle Louis XIV style influence coupled with bold molded detail and corbels atop the cornerposts.  Brass pulls and keyguards with double...
$2,495
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19th Century Italian Painted Vitrine

A spectacular Italian furniture crown detail and elegant Empire styling enfuse this exquisite vitrine we found in Rome. The architectural drama of this exquisite Italian hand-crafted vitrine features a wonderfully patina original painted finish that has been embellished with hand-carved motifs from the crown to the tips of the legs, all beautifully...
$4,750
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Antique French Louis XVI Marble Top Vitrine

Sculpted from exotic imported mahogany with original beveled glazing, marble top and cast bronze dore ormolu mounts. Circa 1890s. Measures 59.5H x 40.5W x 18.5D.
$4,980
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Vintage Spanish Renaissance Vitrine

Benchmade from indigenous oak, this vitrine with beveled glass has a definite masculine feel, and is raised up on bandsawn legs connected with finely wrought iron supports. Display your collection in style! Circa early 1900s. Measures 70.5H x 44W x 22D.
$470   $2,350
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Antique French Marble Top Vitrine

Sculpted from select French walnut in a manner blending the Louis XVI and Louis XIV styles, this Antique French Vitrine was then topped in contoured and beveled Sienna marble to create a wonderful way to showcase your most cherished collectibles!  The carved embellishment includes foliates, florals, bell flowers, shell, acanthus leaf and escargot, but the...
$4,800
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Antique French Louis XVI Painted Vitrine

This unusual piece features a variety of attributes not normally found in one artifact. First, it has been designed along the classic architecture that so enamored Louis XVI. Second, it has been fitted with trim overlay on the glazing on all three sides to create unusual visual interest. Third, it has been given a painted finish which has achieved a...
$1,990   $3,980
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Louis XV Mahogany Vitrine With Ormolu

Louis XV Mahogany Vitrine With Ormolu Measures 82H x 37.5W x 16D Circa 1890.
$9,850
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English Curio Cabinet

English Curio Cabinet Measures 74H x 26W x 16.5D Circa 1880.
$2,250
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Rustic Country French Vitrine

Rustic Country French Vitrine Measures 69.5H x 29.5W x 15D Circa 1870.
$3,250
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Marquetry Vitrine

Marquetry Vitrine Measures 42.5H x 42.5W x 13.5D Circa 1860.
$3,975
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