Country French Armoires

Rural artisans usually mimicked the fashions emanating from the court or the major metropolitan areas, but ultimately evolved into distinctive styles that make choosing an antique armoire so enjoyable. Usually crafted from indigenous woods, antique armoires range from very simple and rustic tograndiose and heavily embellished. An antique Country French armoire was usually the most prized possession of a family back in the day, and to some extent, it still remains so. View our huge collection of antique furniture here.

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18th Century French Reliquary Cabinet

18th Century French Reliquary Cabinet was created in the form of the Quatre Follet, with four doors two atop each other.  Such cabinets are exceptionally versatile and accessible, so it's only natural the design would be chosen to keep sacred religious objects in the local churches.  This example features a third center door above carved with a monstrance...
$2,980
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18th Century Country French Bonnetiere ~ Petite Armoire

18th Century Country French Bonnetiere ~ Petite Armoire is amazingly intact after over two centuries!  The casework has a classical rectilinear design, augmented by the graceful French scrolls of the cabinet door panel That features a stylized violin shape above, and an asymmetrical panel below.  The door is suspended by external brass hinges complemented...
$3,980
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18th Century Spanish Two-Tiered Armoire ~ Wardrobe

18th Century Spanish Two-Tiered Armoire ~ Wardrobe will make the perfect focal center of any room!  Hand-crafted by talented artisans, it features an intriguing raised and recessed panel design that creates visual interest from the finely molded crown to the base.  Six recessed panels appear even on each side.  The upper tier consists of two large cabinet...
$4,980
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Early 19th Century Country French Oak Bonnetiere ~...

Early 19th century Country French oak Bonnetiere ~ Armoire features tailored, neoclassical architecture rendered from heavy planks and timbers of old growth oak to ensure this keepsake will last for centuries! The boldly molded crown rests directly on the framework around the cabinet door, which is central to the design and opens wide thanks to externally...
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19th Century English Corner Cabinet

19th Century English Corner Cabinet will create a majestic presence in the room in an otherwise unused corner!  Featuring a finely molded crown with corners mitered to be perpendicular to each adjacent wall which gives it a little more depth and storage capacity.  The upper cabinet with two shelves for three surfaces and the lower cabinet with one shelf...
$3,700
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19th Century Country French Bonnetiere ~ Armoire from...

19th Century Country French Bonnetiere from Normandie is in essence a petite armoire that is more versatile for efficient floor plans!  Hand-crafted from solid indigenous old-growth oak, it features the trademark chapeau de gendarme cornice atop a gracefully arched crown centered with a sculpture of a basket of flowers flanked by wildflower sprays.  The...
$4,480
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Early 19th Century Country French Armoire

Early 19th Century Country French Armoire was hand-crafted from old growth oak with such a fine and consistent grain it appears to be walnut at first glance!  The classic lines are definitively French, with a bold crown molding overlooking the tailored raised & recessed panels of the sides and doors.  Fine molded detail surrounds the panels on the...
$2,980
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Antique Country French Provincial Painted Cabinet ~...

Antique Country French Provincial Painted Cabinet ~ Wardrobe provides a double door cabinet above with three spacious drawers below for the ultimate in stylish functionality!  Patinaed painted finish accentuates the carved detail that appears across the entire facade. Circa early 1900s Measures 51.5H x 38.5W x 18D
$1,980
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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...
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19th Century French Louis XIV Cabinet ~ Homme Debout

19th Century French Louis XIV Cabinet ~ Homme Debout is a great choice for a cozy room, or even as an accent piece in a larger room!  Four doors provide unfettered access to the upper and lower cabinet, with two drawers separating the cabinets for extra storage and convenience.  Carved accents include stylized shell and foliates with stately scrolled...
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Early 19th Century Country French Armoire from Normandie

Early 19th Century Country French Armoire from Normandie is a magnificent example of traditional hand-crafted excellence using techniques handed down from generation to generation for centuries!  The trademark chapeau de gendarme crown overlooks the bonnet which has been centered with a lovely basket full of flowers carved in relief directly into the...
$5,980
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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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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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18th Century French Louis XIII Painted Armoire

18th Century French Louis XIII Painted Armoire is a timeless adaptation of a style that has been popular for well over 400 years!  The majestic multiple tiers of the boldly molded crown overlook the casework which is dominated by two massive doors, each fitted with scrolled framework around raised panels, and accented with rosettes.  Each door is hung by...
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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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19th Century Dutch Hand Carved Renaissance Raised Cabinet

19th Century Dutch Hand Carved Renaissance Raised Cabinet was rendered from dense, old-growth quarter sawn oak, examples of which are on display in museums across Belgium and Holland that are over 1,000 years old!  This stunning example features hand-carved lions and gryffins with elaborately detailed molding and foliate & shell motifs enhancing the...
$5,980
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18th Century Dutch Oak Armoire - Linen Press

18th Century Dutch Oak Armoire - Cabinet - Chest of Drawers is an ideal choice for the family room with a big flat panel TV inside, or the bedroom with a chest of drawers as the lower portion for sublime functionality!  Hand-crafted from solid old-growth quarter-sawn oak to last for centuries, it features elegant yet tailored scrollwork on the arched...
$4,980
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18th Century French Louis XIV Whitewashed Wardrobe

18th Century French Louis XIV Whitewashed Wardrobe will command a stately presence in any room!  The boldly arched crown is composed of multiple tiers of molding, which culminate in the mitered corners on each side.  The arches of the doors underneath follow the contour of the crown, with incredible molded detail defining the forms.  Thanks to the...
$7,800
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Early 19th Century Rustic Dutch Corner Cabinet

Early 19th Century Rustic Dutch Corner Cabinet was hewn from solid planks of seasoned, old-growth oak, and features the talents of a skilled blacksmith who hand-forged the intriguingly designed hingeworks which add a special flair to the design.  Pie-shaped when viewed from above, its circular radius maximizes space utilization in what would otherwise be...
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18th Century Country French Armoire with Carved Lone...

18th Century Country French Armoire with Carved Lone Stars on each door is a magnificent example of spectacular French craftsmanship, with hand-carved embellishment appearing from the crown to the base!  Stars representing good fortune appear at the center of each door, surrounded by floral and foliate motifs, with stylized shell, cross-hatching and...
$4,980
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18th Century Dutch Hand Carved Linen Press

18th Century Dutch Hand Carved Linen Press was designed to store all of one's clothing in style ~ obviously for an affluent family. It consists of two beautiful doors on the front with carved panel doors with fluted carvings fitted to make a rectangular panels. The upper interior cabinet revels three drawers and ample storage space. The upper cabinet also...
$6,320   $7,900
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19th Century Swedish Whitewashed Pine Armoire

19th Century Swedish Whitewashed Pine Armoire represents the essence of tailored neoclassical architecture with its rectilinear design starting from the bold crown molding and extending all the way to the feet.  The whitewashed finish makes the relatively large piece less visually massive, while still enabling it to provide copious storage within.  A full...
$3,700
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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 Country French Vitrine ~ Bonnetiere from...

19th Century Country French Vitrine ~ Bonnetiere from Normandie is in essence a petite display armoire that is more versatile for efficient floor plans!  Hand-crafted from solid indigenous old-growth oak, it features a finely molded crown centered with a sculpture of a basket of flowers flanked by wildflower sprays.  The upper section is glazed on each...

19th Century Country French Louis Philippe Period Armoire

19th Century Country French Louis Philippe Period Armoire is an excellent example of talented rural artisans following the lead of the styles established by the court.  In this case, the craftsmen of Normandie melded the classic chapeau de gendarme cornice and graceful scrollwork of their traditional stylings with those of the Louis Philippe court, which...

19th Century Country French Bonnetiere ~ Petite...

19th Century Country French Bonnetiere ~ Petite Armoire from Normandie is an exceptional example of the breed!  Sculpted from dense, old-growth indigenous oak, it features the classic chapeau de gendarme cornice atop the beautifully carved crown centered with a basket of flowers in full relief flanked by wildflower sprays.  The arched form is continued on...

Early 19th Century Grand French Empire Period Burl...

Early 19th Century Grand French Empire Period Burl Walnut Armoire is a magnificent artifact from a transformative period in European history!  Hand-crafted almost exclusively from indigenous French walnut, it features bookmatched burl walnut panels in abundance ~ that are not veneer!  Solid burl wood was very precious and expensive, so obviously whoever...

Antique French Louis XV Grand Four Door Armoire ~...

Antique French Louis XV Grand Four Door Armoire ~ Wardrobe is the perfect solution for anyone that needs more closet space and a stylish piece to cover a wall ~ in one selection!  Hand-crafted from solid oak, it features a graceful arched crown on the center section which also steps out a bit from the rest of the casework.  Four doors allow organizational...

18th Century Country French Louis XIII Armoire

18th Century Country French Louis XIII Armoire is a classic example of hand-crafted traditional construction using techniques handed down for centuries!  Crafted in the Louis XIII style from solid planks and timbers of old-growth oak, it was designed with a classical rectilinear casework topped with a finely contoured crown.  Five panels on each side are...

Early 19th Century Country French Louis XVI Armoire in...

Early 19th Century Country French Louis XVI Armoire in Stripped Oak will make a stately presence in your favorite room!  The boldly molded crown presides over the fluted crown, with matching reeded flutes appearing on the mitered cornerposts extending all the way to the floor.  The tailored doors are suspended by large brass barrel hinges, and feature...

19th Century Country French Homme de Bout ~ Bonnetiere

19th Century Country French Homme de Bout ~ Bonnetiere is an ideal choice for storage with a minimal footprint on the room.  Charming rustic styling includes crown molding, scrolled framework atop the door panels, and a handy drawer midway between the cabinets.  Such pieces were preferred by men, with space for hats and outerwear on top, footwear and gear...

Early 19th Century French Louis XIV Stripped Oak Armoire

Early 19th Century French Louis XIV Stripped Oak Armoire is a masterpiece of the cabinetmaker's art!  Using dense, old-growth oak, the artisans started with classical architecture for the design, then lavished the casework with amazing molded detail in multiple tiers.  The crown is a work of art unto itself with mitered corners and a capstone effect at...

19th Century Country French Four Door Cabinet

19th Century Country French Four Door Cabinet is the perfect choice for a cozy room, affording convenient storage in style with a minimal footprint!  Crafted from solid oak, it features stylized shell and foliate motifs carved into each of the four cabinet doors.  When opened, there's no center stile so one is presented with an unencumbered upper and...

19th Century Rustic Country French Cabinet

19th Century Rustic Country French Cabinet is a charming piece, wrought by hand from local indigenous oak and fitted with strap hinges and lockworks from the local blacksmith!  The tailored lines make it perfect for any casual decor, and the four door design means you can use it for a flat panel TV above, or separate toys for the kid's room, or just use...

19th Century Country French Whitewashed Armoire from...

19th Century Country French Whitewashed Armoire from Normandie is a marvel of rural craftsmanship where talented artisans labored with what we consider primitive tools today to create works of the cabinetmaker's art!  This example with its classically-inspired architecture, features a bold crown molding appearing above the bonnet which has been centered...

19th Century Country French Neoclassical Whitewashed...

19th Century Country French Neoclassical Whitewashed Armoire is a majestic example of the revival of architecture that dates back to ancient Greece and Rome!  The tailored design is enhanced by mitered corner posts that are also rounded, and the molding on the crown and base below are meticulously crafted to follow the complex curvatures and angles.  An...

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...

19th Century Country French Armoire from Normandie in...

19th Century Country French Armoire from Normandie in Stripped Oak represents the definition of casual elegance!  Carved from the boldly molded crown to the apron below which is supported by scrolled legs with escargot feet, it glorifies a neoclassical interpretation of the celebration of nature.  Overlaid laurel begins at the top, underneath which...

19th Century Austrian Art Nouveau Period Walnut Armoire

19th Century Austrian Art Nouveau Period Walnut Armoire simply exudes timeless charm!  The neoclassical architecture of the piece is enhanced by the sinuous naturalistic forms of the carved detail, executed intaglio style into the wood across the crown, on the door panels, and on the plinth blocks below.  Fluted cornerposts topped with tailored corbels...

Country French Two-Tiered Corner Cabinet

Country French Two-Tiered Corner Cabinet is the perfect choice for converting what is otherwise useless space to a stylish, functional and visually appealing asset to the room!  Crafted from solid oak, it features a two door upper tier, two door lower, and a full width drawer in between, with shelves inside both tiers providing exceptional storage...

19th Century Country French Stripped Oak Bonnetiere

19th Century Country French Stripped Oak Bonnetiere represents the epitome of rural craftsmanship, with extraordinary artistry represented in the exquisite sculptural adornment, all rendered from solid indigenous white oak.  An elaborate shell motif is centered on the crown, with a subtle fleur de lys embedded in the motif, flanked by sprays of flowers...

19th Century Country French Painted Armoire

19th Century Country French Painted Armoire is a masterwork by the storied artisans of Normandie, where traditional craftsmanship has been handed down generation to generation for over a millennium!  This example, finely rendered from indigenous old-growth oak, features amazing detail in both the design of the intricately chamfered door panels as well as...

18th Century Whitewashed Country French Louis XIV Armoire

18th Century Whitewashed Country French Louis XIV Armoire is a splendid example of hand-crafted artistry!  Raised & recessed panels appear on all visible sides, with scrolled frames surrounding the panels on the doors and with all featuring subtly hand-carved embellishment.  Two spacious drawers below afford copious storage, and the center stile is...

19th Century Grand French Louis XVI Armoire in...

19th Century Grand French Louis XVI Armoire in Stripped Oak stands over eight feet tall and nearly five feet in width!  Hand-crafted by master artisans, it features details only seen on the finest of French furnishings produced during the second half of the 19th century.  A classic Mansard style crown is separated from the main case by a row of...

Armoire, 19th Century Stripped French Louis Philippe...

Armoire, 19th Century Stripped French Louis Philippe Period was sculpted from indigenous old-growth oak to last for generations!  Graceful triple-arched crown oversees the luxuriously scrolled framework of the doors and apron below.  The doors open wide via external steel hinges making it perfect to conceal a flat panel TV if desired.  Circa 1850sMeasures...