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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19th Century Renaissance Wall Vitrine

Featuring stylized carvings inspired by the Renaissance, this 19th Century Wall Cabinet, or Vitrine in French, is the perfect way to display in any room!Circa 1860sMeasures 22H x 23W x 8.5D

Gothic Oak Cabinet

Rendered from solid oak, this handsome piece will make a great addition to any masculine decor!  Forged iron strap hinges match the keyguards, all with stylized fleurs de lys.  Circular geometric panels, sixteen in all, adorn the doors, and are flanked by cornerposts carved with subtle Gothic motif. Measures 58H x 59.5W x 20D Circa mid 1900
$990   $1,980
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19th Century Gothic Corner Armoire

Exhibiting a simple form of the ancient Gothic style, this Corner Cabinet, or Armoire, is the ideal choice to make productive and visually appealing what otherwise is usually dead space in the room. Hand-crafted from solid oak, it has been fitted with forged iron hinges and lockwork, with carved shield crest and moorish motifs.Circa 1880sMeasures 70.5H x...
$1,795
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19th Century Dutch Cabinet

19th Century Dutch CabinetCirca 1840sMeasures 61H x 49W x 16D
$1,985
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19th Century English Secretary-Bookcase

19th Century English Secretary-Bookcase is perfect for the home or student office!Circa 1900-1910Measures 83.5H x 35.5W x 19.5D
$1,795
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19th Century English Curio Cabinet

19th Century English Curio Cabinet can also double as a small bureau and bookcase!Circa 1900-1910Measures 72.5H x 30W x 18D
$1,980
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19th Century Renaissance Wall Vitrine

Carved with angels, foliates and an urn, this handsome 19th Century Renaissance Wall Cabinet or Vitrine in French, boasts adjustable shelves inside!Circa 1850sMeasures 26H x 20W x 7D

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...
$1,622   $2,495
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19th Century French Louis XV Bombe Marble Top Vitrine

Sculpted from select French walnut in a manner blending the Louis XV and Louis XVI styles, this Antique 19th Century French Bombe 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...
$2,880   $4,800
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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.
$3,289   $5,980
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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.
$946   $4,980
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Antique Italian Neoclassical Painted Vitrine

Hand-crafted from fine Italian walnut then given a painted gilt finish that has achieved a quaint distressed patina over the decades, this elegant vitrine glazed front door and sides for ideal display. Spiral ribbon, laurel garland, Pierced Greek coin, and tapered & fluted column legs combine with the finely carved molded detailing to comprise the...
$2,490   $4,980
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19th Century Gothic Wardrobe

Representing the epitome of the Gothic style, this amazing wardrobe was meticulously hand-crafted from solid oak and the entire facade lavished with intricate geometric, moorish and linenfold motifs. A display shelf below adds visual interest. Forged steel strap hinges add a nice Old World touch, plus allow the doors to open wide making this an excellent...
$5,980
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19th Century French Napoleon III Ebonized Vitrine

This interesting 19th Century French Napoleon III Period Ebonized Vitrine (Display Cabinet) features an ebonized finish enhanced by satinwood inlay and cast bronze bordering and ormolu mounts.  Perfect for displaying your prized colleciton! Circa 1860s Measures 41H x 30.5W x 13.5D.
$1,625   $3,250
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Antique Country French Corner Vitrine

This charming Antique Country French Corner Vitrine provides the answer to what in most homes would otherwise be a useless or "dead" corner.  Adding style and verve, it also allows one to display a cherished collection or perhaps some family heirlooms.  Carved with shell and foliate motifs, it features a complex faced facade with subtle bowfront that...
$1,393   $3,980
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19th Century 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...
$1,393   $3,980
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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.
$1,192   $2,980
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18th Century Provencal Vitrine

Furniture from Provence has always been distinctive, and this Antique Vitrine a Deux Corps is no exception, with a confiturier at the bottom and glass on top to display your most cherished family heirlooms!  Hand-crafted by master artisans in a rural setting, it exudes all the Country French charm for which one could ask!Circa 1780sMeasures 89H x 27.5W x 18D
$2,950
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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...
$2,850   $4,750
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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...
$2,499   $4,998
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Antique French Louis XVI Walnut Demi-Armoire

Antique French Louis XVI Walnut Demi-Armoire measures only five feet high, but exudes all the elegance and functionality of its larger cousins, only on a smaller scale!  Because both relief carvings depict a variety of musical instruments, it was designed for a musical family, or a music room to store small instruments and sheet music on its adjustable...
$1,992   $4,980
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19th Century French Walnut Vitrine

This elegant Antique French Vitrine was hand-crafted from select French walnut and features 16 original beveled panes and exquisite hand-carved detailing. Circa 1890s. Measures 74.5H x 64W x 15.5D.
$2,587   $3,980
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Antique Country French Bonnetiere

These Antique Country French Bonnetiere which are really just miniature armoires, never go out of style, and are always just the ticket for that special niche! Circa 1880s. Measures 75 x 36.5 x 20.
$1,188   $1,980
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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.
$963   $2,750
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