China Buffets

Store, serve and display all in one piece! That’s the promise of the antique china buffet. Known also as buffets a deux corps in France, they have been popular for centuries, this type of antique buffet is exceptionally versatile and not restricted to the dining room anymore. Antique china buffets can also serve as antique bookcases or antique display cases, too!

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19th Century Country French Painted Bookcase ~ Buffet...

19th Century Country French Painted Bookcase ~ Buffet a Deux Corps hails from Normandie, where any local resident will tell you is the most beautiful countryside on earth!  Dramatic arched bonnet is adorned with a carved basket full of flowers overlooking the upper tier which houses two glazed doors fitted with elaborately detailed and carved frameworks. ...
$5,750
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Buffet a Deux Corps, 18th Century French Regence

18th Century Regence Buffet a Deux Corps is a majestic example of fine French craftsmanship, featuring a boldly arched chapeau de gendarme cornice atop the upper tier of doors which are divided into three distinct paneled sections.  The upper arched section is completely carved with floral and foliates in bas relief, while the center section displays...
$4,980
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19th Century Liegoise Triple Bookcase ~ Linen Press ~...

19th Century Liegoise Triple Bookcase ~ Linen Press ~ Wardrobe is a magnificent multi-purpose piece that can serve in any room in a wide variety of capacities.  In the bedroom, it can store folded clothes and display family photos or memorabilia.  In the family room it makes a great focal point for the room where the display adds visual interest and one...
$7,980
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Antique French Louis XVI Mahogany Vitrine with Bronze...

Antique French Louis XVI Mahogany Vitrine with Bronze Ormolu is the ideal selection for the collector, or simply one who wishes to display cherished family heirlooms or memorabilia.  Hand-crafted from exotic mahogany veneered in a flame pattern on the lower panels, it features a subtle step front center section flanked by rounded sides, all glazed, to...
$3,480
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19th Century English Mahogany Bookcase

19th Century English Mahogany Bookcase is a stellar example of the genre, with neoclassic styling in an interpretation that is purely British!  The multi-tiered crown is adorned with a bas relief pattern of alternating quatrefoils and four-pointed stars overlooking the upper glazed doors which have interesting half-arched mullion patterns.  The shelves...
$3,700
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19th Century French Louis XV China Buffet ~ Cupboard

19th Century French Louis XV China Buffet ~ Cupboard makes the perfect choice for storage, serving and display, all in one!  The majestic triple-arched crown extends to just over eight feet tall, and is adorned in the middle with a Rococo-inspired cresting wave, shell and wildflower centerpiece.  The finely molded shoulders undulate down to the rounded...
$3,980
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Antique Country French Louis XV Vitrine ~ Bookcase

Antique Country French Louis XV Vitrine ~ Bookcase was hand-crafted in the finest traditions of the cabinetmaker's art from solid oak, and features glass display on top with carved wood overlay to handsomely display your prized family heirlooms, collection, or memorabilia.  The triple arched crown is centered with a sculpted shell and foliates in the...
$2,980
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Early 19th Century Country French Armoire ~ Quatre Follet

Early 19th Century Country French Armoire ~ Quatre Follet hails from Normandie, where master artisans have been perfecting their craft for centuries!  This example, designed as a four door armoire, was rendered from select old-growth indigenous oak, features the traditional multi-tiered extended crown molding adorned with acanthus edging, egg & dart...
$5,980
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19th Century Rustic Dutch Cupboard ~ Vaisselier

19th Century Rustic Dutch Cupboard ~ Vaisselier was designed as an all-in-one piece that can serve many functions at once!  The tailored design features bold raised panels with arched spires at the middle tier and lower cabinet, appearing on doors that open to reveal spacious and efficient storage.  Beneath the upper doors are two shallow drawers, and...
$3,980
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18th Century Country French Neoclassical Buffet a Deux...

18th Century Country French Neoclassical Buffet a Deux Corps is a classic example of the mastery of the craft of furniture making that existed even in the remote provinces of France ~ even centuries ago!  This example, rendered from carefully seasoned old-growth indigenous oak, features a classic chapeau de gendarme cornice on top, with mitered corners...
$7,900
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18th Century Country French Painted Buffet a Deux Corps

18th Century Country French Painted Buffet a Deux Corps is a wonderfully preserved historically significant piece that is destined to enthrall your family for several more generations to come!  Hand-crafted from thick planks of seasoned old-growth oak, it features a bold crown overlooking a fancifully carved bonnet with wildflowers and foliates in bas...
$9,800
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Antique French Regence Buffet ~ Silver Chest

Antique French Regence Buffet ~ Silver Chest is a remarkably crafted piece designed to keep dining room appurtenances organized and at the ready!  Four faux drawers appear at the top, which are actually two doors that open to the divided compartment, which is also accessible with a trunk-like lid that is the entire top of the piece!  The two large lower...
$4,480
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19th Century French Neoclassical Walnut Corner Display...

19th Century French Neoclassical Walnut Corner Display Cabinet is a marvel of architectural design, craftsmanship, and sheer quality of materials!  Utilizing sumptuous French walnut, revered the world over, the craftsmen created a mitered corner design topped with fine molding and dentil trim on the crown.  The crown overlooks the shallow mitered corners...
$4,980
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19th Century Rustic Swedish Painted Corner Cabinet

19th Century Rustic Swedish Painted Corner Cabinet features a wonderful distressed painted finish that reveals the natural color of the wood underneath an off white layer of paint which lies beneath the outermost layer of bluish-gray paint for a charming casual look!  Subtle molded detail appears at the crown, separating the top tier from the bottom...
$3,700
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19th Century Italian Renaissance Walnut Barrister's...

19th Century Italian Renaissance Walnut Barrister's Bookcase is a marvel of the cabinetmaker's art!  Designed on a lower scale so the top surface is actually usable, the books or other contents of the interior are also easily accessible while still seated at one's desk.  Elaborately carved on its curved crown, it features a gadrooned top edge, and...
$4,995
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Early 19th Century Rustic Country French Buffet a Deux...

Early 19th Century Rustic Country French Buffet a Deux Corps was designed for storage in style!  Hand-crafted from locally obtained old-growth oak, it features pegged mortise & tenon joinery crafted in the traditions handed down for centuries in France.  A tailored crown indicative of the early Louis Philippe period rests over the top tier, which is...
$3,980
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19th Century Country French Louis XIV Corner Cabinet ~...

19th Century Country French Louis XIV Corner Cabinet ~ Vitrine is a marvel of craftsmanship, with an upper tier glazed on three sides and a lower cabinet that provides surprising storage in style!  The arched crown on top is shaped like an archer's bow, and centered with a floral bouquet.  The crown cascades down to the boldly molded mitered corners, a...
$3,980
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19th Century French Louis XIV Walnut Bookcase

19th Century French Louis XIV Walnut Bookcase is a masterpiece of art, architecture and style!  Rendered in sumptuous French walnut, considered the finest indigenous wood from the European continent, it features a bold crown centered with a gloriously full relief-carved heraldic crest with laurel swags.  Demilune and fluted trim are carried out to each...
$7,900
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19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Bookcase in...

19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Bookcase in Stripped Oak will make an elegant addition to any room!  Hand-crafted by the master artisans of Normandie, it features their trademark scrolled, arched crown overlooking the bonnet which in turn lends its form to the upper glazed doors.  Beautifully scrolled and accented with subtle carving, each door...
$4,980
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18th Century Country French Louis XIV Buffet a Deux Corps

18th Century Country French Louis XIV Buffet a Deux Corps is a magnificent example of the cabinetmaker's art!  Hand-crafted from old growth chestnut and elmwood, it features an intricately detailed multi-tiered crown which overlooks the two upper doors.  Each door features a stately arched molding pattern with cross-hatching, with the doors suspended by...
$6,900
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18th Century Country French Bookcase ~ Bibliotheque

18th Century Country French Bookcase ~ Bibliotheque is a study in understated elegance, indeed!  The bold arbalette crown, shaped like an archer's bow, is centered with a magnificent full relief carving of voultes, flowers and stylized shell motifs.  The arched, glazed doors underneath provide ample display, afforded by the meticulously designed shelving...
$4,980
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19th Century French Walnut Louis XVI China Buffet

19th Century French Walnut Louis XVI China Buffet is a marvel of neoclassical styling, with exceptional floral and foliate relief sculpture appearing on the top and bottom door panels.  A generous serving surface adds to the capacious storage to make them as useful as they are beautiful to behold.  No fewer than 16 beveled panes on the center upper door...
$4,980
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Antique Country French Provincial Cherry Wood Display...

Antique Country French Provincial Cherry Wood Display Buffet ~ Bookcase is ideal for the casual decor, and was hand-crafted from solid cherry wood to give it wonderfully warm coloration and extraordinary durability in a refined yet rustic look.  Spacious storage and display abounds above and below! Circa mid-1900s Measures 85H x 54W x 21.5D
$1,980
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18th Century Rustic Dutch Stripped Oak Two-Tiered Buffet

This handsome 18th Century Rustic Dutch Oak Two-Tiered Buffet was literally built to last for centuries out of dense, old-growth quarter sawn oak, and features some amazing hand-crafted detailing that is reminiscent of the later Arts & Crafts Movement, but this piece preceded that style period by at least a 100 years!  Amazing flared & fluted...
$2,950
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19th Century Rustic French Neoclassical Bookcase

19th Century Rustic French Neoclassical Bookcase is the perfect piece for displaying and storing your books, collectibles or family memorabilia!  Four glazed doors on top create a visual framework for your display, while two cavernous cabinets below store items more discreetly.  Tailored architecture includes rosettes carved into the woodwork, while the...
$6,900
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19th Century Country French Louis XVI Corner Cabinet

19th Century Country French Louis XVI Corner Cabinet was crafted on an unusually large size for such a piece, measuring over four feet across the facade!  Hand-crafted from solid French oak, it features tailored neoclassical lines with finely molded glazing above matched by the doors and stile below.  Ideal for fully utilizing an otherwise empty corner of...
$2,985   $3,980
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19th Century Dutch Painted Linen Cabinet

19th Century Dutch Painted Linen Cabinet is ideal for any room in the home or office, providing capacious storage in style, with a light and airy impact thanks to the lovely patinaed white painted finish.  Doors above open slightly more than 180 degrees to reveal storage, interior drawers and convenient pull-out surfaces.  The upper cabinet is also ideal...
$6,700
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19th Century French Neoclassical Grand Painted Bookcase

19th Century French Neoclassical Grand Painted Bookcase combines both a majestic presence in your room, soaring to eight feet in height, while presenting a minimal footprint on the floor, being a total of only 19" deep!  Glazed upper tier is framed by a classically designed crown with mitered corners, bold molded detail and dentil trim.  A drawer tier...
$7,900
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18th Century French Louis XVI Period Bookcase ~ Vitrine

18th Century French Louis XVI Period Bookcase ~ Vitrine in stripped oak features a stately presence while retaining a rustic charm that is ideal for formal or casual decors alike!  Boldly molded crown in the classical theme overlooks the arched multi-paned display on top, with a spacious cabinet below for copious storage.  An intriguing false bottom in...
$3,700
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19th century Country French Rustic Whitewashed...

19th century Country French Rustic Whitewashed Bookcase ~ Cabinet can store and display copious amounts of books, keepsakes, and family heirooms!  Mitered corners eases the effect of its footprint, with tailored molded detail accentuating the carved door panels below and aforementioned mitered corners.  Eighteen panes of glazing above and cast brass key...
$2,900
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19th Century Swedish Painted Shallow Cupboard ~ Bookcase

19th Century Swedish Painted Shallow Cupboard ~ Bookcase is a splendid example of Gustavian neoclassic stle!  The architectural design includes a trapezoidal shape that affords excellent viewing of the keepsakes displayed within.  Glazed on three sides above, and a solid cabinet below for items you wish to remain stored but not showing, it has been...
$4,900
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19th Century Grand French Regence Bookcase ~ Vitrine

19th Century Grand French Regence Bookcase ~ Vitrine is a masterwork of epic proportions!  Soaring to nine feet in height, it was sculpted by master artisans from solid French Walnut, and features pierce-carved detailing of floral and foliate motifs overlaid atop the glasswork on the upper tier.  There is a glass pane in the crown, down the stile, even on...
$9,450   $18,900
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19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Triple Bookcase

19th Century French Louis Philippe Period Triple Bookcase is a stately reminder of an intriguing period in history, reflecting the purposeful avoidance of the royal excesses of the past.  Tailored architecture is devoid of carved embellishment or bronze mounts, and features a subtly contoured crown overlooking the upper tier which consists of three...

19th Century Country French Provincial Stripped...

19th Century Country French Provincial Stripped Bookcase ~ Vitrine is the ideal choice for display and storage in style!  Sculpted from dense, old-growth white oak, it features the classic arched crown centered with a carved rococo-inspired shell motif.  The arched, glazed doors reach up towards the center with intrinsic grace, while the center stile and...

18th Century Country French Walnut Louis XVI Buffet a...

This magnificent 18th Century French Walnut Louis XVI Buffet a Deux Corps from the Louis XVI Period was hand-crafted to perfection by talented rural artisans who were following the style direction of the royal court. With its design rooted in ancient Greek and Roman architecture, it features spacious cabinets above and below, with an intriguing rounded...

Antique European Store Display Cabinet with Shelves

Antique European Store Display Cabinet with Shelves makes an excellent casework to show off your family memorabilia, sports trophies, prized collection or anything else of heirloom value.  The tailored lines with distressed painted finish provide a wonderful framework for your keepsakes, with open shelving above and sliding glass doors below to create a...

18th Century Country French Painted Provincial Buffet...

18th Century Country French Provincial Painted Buffet a Deux Corps was considered essential to any well-appointed home, as it was able to store all the china, glassware and flatware needed by a typical French rural family.  This example features tailored lines with gracefully scrolled frameworks around the panels, all accentuated by the patinaed painted...

18th Century Dutch Transitional Corner Cabinet

18th Century Dutch Transitional Corner Cabinet is a magnificent work that was commissioned by an affluent Dutch wine merchant during the waning years of the 1700s.  A Baroque-influenced multi-arched crown wraps around the rounded form on top, centered with a classical floral basket, all in glorious relief.  The sinuous cabinet shapes with accompanying...

18th Century Dutch Neoclassical Wardrobe ~ Linen Press...

18th Century Dutch Neoclassical Wardrobe ~ Linen Press in Stripped Oak is a magnificent work created during the revival of classic Greek & Roman architecture during the mid-1800s.  The timeless facing arches with bold molded detail flank the focal centerpiece which is a carved urn at the center, resting on its own pediment.  Flanking the arches we see...

Dutch Collector's Cabinet ~ 18th Century Renaissance...

18th Century Dutch Renaissance Cabinet is an unusual combination of exquisite craftsmanship, open shelving, cabinetry and timeless architecture!  Hand-carved from old-growth oak, it features a Grecian style crown with Delft tiles inset into the backsplash just underneath.  Two tiers of lavishly carved cabinets are flanked by open shelving with concave...

19th Century Italian Tuscan Bookcase

19th Century Italian Tuscan Bookcase features hand-rolled original glass panes (with a lovely subtle light green tint) above for display under the gracefully arched crown centered with a shell carving, to spacious storage below behind two cabinet doors, with shell motifs on the cornerposts and on the scrolled apron.  Meticulously hand-crafted using...

Grand 19th Century English Mahogany Bookcase

Grand 19th Century English Mahogany Bookcase soars eight and a half feet tall and over five and a half feet wide!  The design glorifies the tailored lines and sheer natural beauty of the wood that makes this type of bookcase so popular, as it is able to blend with a wide variety of decors.  Large glazed upper tier with original hand-blown glass allows one...

Bookcase, 19th Century French Henri II Bookcase in...

19th Century French Henri II Bookcase can serve in a multitude of roles!  Hand-crafted from old growth walnut and oak, it features an upper tier with adjustable shelves for display or for placing a large flat panel TV.  A tier at the middle is divided by support columns and framed by the cornerposts, and below one finds three drawers and as many cabinets...

19th Century Renaissance Stripped Oak Bookcase

19th Century Renaissance Stripped Oak Bookcase makes a great choice for today's decors, blending Old World charm with modern finishing technique for a sublimely focal piece that your family (or office) will enjoy for decade after decade! Bold carvings of books adorn the base and bonnet. Fluted turned pilasters complete the stately architectural look.Circa...

Antique Mahogany Store Display ~ Bookcase with Sliding...

Antique Mahogany Store Display ~ Bookcase with Sliding Doors is a charming piece designed to combine exceptional display and easy access.  The tailored lines ensure it will blend with most any decor.  The finely crafted crown molding and bun feet represent classic design elements, but each of the doors is fitted with five horizontally oriented glass panes...

19th Century Country French Buffet A Deux Corps

19th Century Country French Buffet A Deux Corps is a splendid example of hand-crafted furniture that was designed to last for several lifetimes!  Using old-growth oak, the large scale of the piece required quite a bit of the highly prized indigenous wood.  A bold crown overlooks the work, accented with multiple tiers of molding including dentil motif. ...

19th Century Country French Walnut China Buffet

19th Century Country French Walnut China Buffet provides three functions in one!  Gracefully arched crown with carved embellishments presides over the upper tier which allows both open and behind-glass display, which in turn overlooks the full width generous serving surface.  Below that, a full buffet with two cabinets and two drawers to house your china,...

18th Century Country French Provencial Buffet Deux...

18th Century Country French Provencial Buffet Deux Corps ~ Bookcase was crafted by the master artisans of Normandie, and features their trademark celebration of the lush floral and foliates that abound in nature there, expressed by talented sculptors in glorious full relief centered on the crown, on each upper glazed door above and below the glass, and on...

18th Century Grand Country French Buffet a Deux Corps

18th Century Grand Country French Buffet a Deux Corps is a superlative example of the splendor and artisanry of the humble rural craftsmen of northern France during the reigns of Louis XV and Louis XVI!  Utilizing indigenous old-growth oak, the cabinetmakers selected seasoned, finely grained wood to create an amazingly crafted casework, with three cabinet...