Display Armoires

Since antique bookcases are far more rare and antique vitrines and curio cabinets are considerably smaller, we choose selected antique armoires to convert into display cases, using our own in-house talented artisans. This gives you a much wider selection of beautiful ways to display your finest collection or most cherished family heirlooms. The antique display armoire is a stunning way to create a truly personal touch to that special room.

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Antique French Louis XVI Walnut Bookcase ~ Display...

Antique French Louis XVI Walnut Bookcase ~ Display Armoire is a majestic example of the neoclassical revival that captivated the attentions of Louis XVI and his Queen Marie Antoinette.  Crafted from fine French walnut, it features a rectilinear architecture enhanced by rounded corners on the top which are carved in bold relief with floral sprays, which...
$4,980
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19th Century Dutch Hand Carved Walnut Vitrine by Horrix

19th Century Dutch Vitrine by Horrix is a study in the Dutch interpretation of the Regency style, hand-crafted from old-growth walnut with century old patina.  Carved embellishment appears throughout the work from the crown centered with a robust naturalistic Black Forest-inspired grape cluster carving down to the grape leaves that form the drawer pulls...
$3,490
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Early 19th Century Dutch Bookcase ~ China Cabinet

Early 19th Century Dutch Bookcase ~ China Cabinet was designed to command the room, plus house and display all a family's cherished keepsakes or books, with copious storage in the stepped-out cabinet below.  The design, although almost two feet in total depth, reduces the traffic impact in the room with mitered corners, a feature that continues in the...
$3,887   $5,980
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19th Century French Louis XVI Neoclassical Walnut...

19th Century French Louis XVI Neoclassical Walnut Bookcase ~ Linen Press represents a masterwork of the cabinetmaker's art!  Created from select French walnut, it boasts a stunning classical architecture that includes a stepped, centered drown defined by bold molding including dentil trim.  The same form is carried out on the singular glazed center door...
$6,860   $9,800
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19th Century French Renaissance Triple Bookcase ~...

19th Century French Renaissance Triple Bookcase ~ Display Cabinet is a magnificent example of the revival of the Renaissance that occurred in the latter half of the 1800s in Europe, especially in France, especially impressive given the political turmoil that existed in that country for half a century!  Rendered from select old-growth oak, it features an...
$9,800
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Antique French Louis XVI Triple Painted Armoire ~...

Antique French Louis XVI Triple Painted Armoire ~ DIsplay Armoire is a magnificent ode to the neoclassical style, rendered in fine hardwoods and mahogany then finished in a neutral paint that has achieved a lovely patina over the decades.  Starting at the crown, which exhibits exquisite reverse contour and three distinct bands of molded detail including...
$5,980
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Grand 19th Century Italian Renaissance Walnut Bookcase

Grand 19th Century Italian Renaissance Walnut Bookcase is a magnificent example of master Italian craftsmanship, crafted on a grand scale for a grand home!  Featuring a trapezoidal shape which allows light in from all sides to further allow appreciation for your display or collection, it does not require the addition of interior lighting, although that...
$7,980
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19th Century French Louis Philippe Bookcase ~ Display...

19th Century French Louis Philippe Bookcase ~ Display Armoire features a tailored architecture that allows it to blend with a wide variety of styles and decors!  The classic arched bonnet is crowned with bold molding detail, and features a circular framework in the design creating an interesting visual effect.  A single arched door underneath is also...
$4,980
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Antique French Louis XV Walnut Vitrine ~ Silverchest

Antique French Louis XV Walnut Vitrine ~ Argentier - Silverchest is a splendid example of form married to function!  Rendered by talented craftsmen from sumptuous French walnut, it features the classic chapeau de gendarme crown overlooking a tastefully carved facade with serpentine doors.  The door panels below are decorative and conceal interior silver...
$1,470   $2,450
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19th Century Country French Bookcase

19th Century Country French Bookcase is a splendid way to display any collection, keepsakes or memorabilia!  Hand-crafted from solid oak and carved with a natural charm that is a common trait of rural French furnishings, it features a broad arched crown centered with a floral bouquet and flanked with wildflower sprays.  Complementary carvings with...
$3,360   $4,800
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19th Century French Walnut Henri II Bookcase ~ Display...

19th Century French Walnut Henri II Bookcase ~ Display Armoire is a splendid example of one of the classic French styles revived during the reign of the country's last monarch, Napoleon III.  Rendered from highly prized blonde walnut, it features a lighter and more airy effect with the coloration of the sumptuous wood, accentuated with ebonized molding...
$4,980
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19th Century French Louis XV Walnut Display Armoire ~...

19th Century French Louis XV Walnut Display Armoire ~ Bookcase is a majestic example of fine craftsmanship, executed in what experts consider the finest indigenous wood ever available from the continent of Europe!  The boldly arched crown is intricately molded and fitted at the center with a work of the sculptor's art that revels in the Rococo flair, with...
$4,980
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19th Century French Henri II Neoclassical Corner...

19th Century French Henri II Neoclassical Corner Vitrine ~ Bookcase exudes a stately elegance that will preside over any room!  Of unusual design, it is designed for the corner yet presents a fully rounded facade, creating a quarter of a pie shape when viewed from above.  Boldly molded crown molding combined with a spindle rail accented with turned urn...
$5,980
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19th Century French Louis XVI Rosewood Triple Display...

19th Century French Louis XVI Rosewood Triple Display Armoire ~ Bookcase is of a breed that is becoming almost impossible to find on the Continent.  The highly prized rosewood was imported from the Americas during the 19th century for the English and French furniture manufacturing, primarily, and was considered rare then.  Now virtually unobtainable, the...

Antique Neoclassical Whitewashed Pharmacy Display Case...

Antique Neoclassical Whitewashed Pharmacy Display Case ~ Bookcase is a wonderful find, indeed!  Created for a pharmacy, it features two sliding glass doors on the top tier, and two surfaces of storage behind solid cabinet doors on the bottom tier, all in a package that is only 15 inches deep ~ perfect for cozy rooms or high traffic areas!  Hand-crafted...

19th Century French Louis XVI Neoclassical Walnut...

19th Century French Louis XVI Neoclassical Walnut Bookcase is a masterpiece of French cabinetry and wood sculpting, rendered entirely from sumptuous French walnut and hand-beveled glass!  Starting with the sculpted floral wreath with floral & foliate sprays adorning the subtly arched crown, the eye is lead to the relief carvings of floral garlands on...

19th Century Rustic Neoclassical Painted Store Display...

19th Century Rustic Neoclassical Painted Store Display ~ Bookcase is a truly rare find indeed!  Fashioned from various hardwoods during the waning years of the century, it was designed to blend with most any decor, and features an incredible combination of display and storage space in a relatively small casework.  Three glazed doors on top just underneath...

19th Century French Louis XVI Walnut Vitrine

19th Century French Louis XVI Walnut Vitrine is the perfect way to display a prized collection, family memorabilia, or even to serve as a small bookcase in a cozy office!  Hand-crafted from fine French walnut, it features classical architecture embellished by hand-carved relief including motifs that depict an heraldic crest, olive branches, rosettes and...

19th Century French Napoleon III Period Neoclassical...

19th Century French Napoleon III Period Neoclassical Bookcase is a spectacular example of the finest in French cabinetry, all rendered in solid, sumptuous French walnut!  The neoclassical architecture of the piece is stunning, with bold molding accentuating the step-front design contributing to its amazing visual appeal from any angle!  On the bonnet...

19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Barrister's...

19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Barrister's Bookcase ~ Vitrine is a study in timeless tradition, with naturalistic inspiration expressed by a master sculptor across the facade.  Full relief hound's head on the right facing the boar's head on the left depict the classic struggle of life.  In between lies relief foliate and scrollwork, with a bold full...

19th Century French Faux Bamboo Bookcase ~ Vitrine

19th Century French Faux Bamboo Bookcase ~ Vitrine is a special example of French craftsmanship, designed to emulate Far Eastern designs during the popularity for all things Oriental that occurred in Europe during the period.  This example is unusual since it is only 33 inches wide in total, including molding, yet has two side by side glazed doors which...

19th Century French Louis XV Rosewood Display Armoire

19th Century French Louis XV Rosewood Display Armoire represents the epitome of the style rendered in what many have called Kingwood for its superiority to all other furniture woods!  Harvested in the Americas during this period, the wood was shipped to England and France and because of the cost, sold to the most prestigious furniture crafters.  The style...

Vintage Rustic English Corner Cabinet ~ Vitrine

Vintage Rustic English Corner Cabinet ~ Vitrine is the ideal choice to not only display family heirlooms and keepsakes, but to also utilize an otherwise unused corner of the room!  Hand-crafted from solid oak, it features charming carved detail surrounding the arched upper tier, glazed with six panes.  The carvings depict rosettes and scrollwork above,...

19th Century French Louis Philippe Walnut Display...

19th Century French Louis Philippe Walnut Display Armoire by Krieger is a magnificent example from one of the top five furniture houses of Paris during the Belle Epoque Period.  Originally founded in 1826 by Antoine Krieger, the company thrived such that by the end of the century its manufacturing facility covered five acres in Faubourg St. Antoine in...

19th Century Liegoise Bookcase ~ Display Buffet in...

19th Century Liegoise Bookcase ~ Display Buffet in Stripped Oak is a magnificent example of the incredible craftsmanship for which the region has been known for centuries!  The graceful lines were crafted in the manner of Louis XIV, and include a subtly arched crown centered with a sculpted shell with floral and foliate surround.  The crown consists of a...

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...

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...