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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19th Century Dutch Vitrine by Horrix

19th Century Dutch Vitrine by Horrix is a study in the Dutch interpretation of the Regency style, hand-crafted from local old-growth white oak and given a dark walnut stain.  The mirrors on the top of the doors can be changed to clear glass with the snap of a finger, while the carved detail in the lower panel of each door is remarkable.  Carved...
$3,984   $4,980
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19th Century Neoclassical French Walnut Display Armoire

19th Century Neoclassical French Walnut Display Armoire features spectacular presence, and a revival of ancient Greek architecture for a timeless look that has remained popular for thousands of years!  The facing arched crown frames a boldly called large finial, with "sister" finials appearing on the cornerposts.  Half-corbels appear on the crown,...
$2,691   $3,450
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19th Century French Louis Philippe Rosewood Display...

19th Century French Louis Philippe Rosewood Display Armoire ~ Bookcase is the perfect choice for those with a special collection, prized family heirlooms, or even as a bookcase!  Rosewood, sometimes called Kingwood, was considered the finest furniture wood extant, and available only to the most prestigious furniture houses during the period due to its...
$2,320   $2,900
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19th Century French Napoleon III Period Display...

19th Century French Napoleon III Period Display Armoire ~ Bookcase is of a type that is disappearing from the scene due to rarity with each passing year.  This exceptional example features burl walnut veneering across the entire facade framed by ebonized molded detail from crown to base.  Full length glazing allows one to display anything with style.  A...
$2,360   $2,950
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19th Century French Napoleon III Period Henri II...

19th Century French Napoleon III Period Henri II Display Armoire ~ Bookcase soars to almost ten feet in height for a grand statement to all who enter the room!  Hand-crafted by master cabinetmakers from fine French walnut, it was styled using motifs that date back to ancient Greece and Rome for a refined look that some call the High Renaissance, but the...
$2,988   $4,980
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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, and soars to nine feet in height!  Commissioned for a grand home, it features a trapezoidal shape, which allows light in from all sides to further allow appreciation for your display.  Facing arched on top are centered with a boldly carved...
$8,960   $12,800
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19th Century French Louis XV Painted Display Armoire ~...

This stunning 19th Century French Louis XV Painted Display Armoire ~ Bookcase is the perfect choice to display one's most cherished antique collection, family memorabilia, sports trophies, you name it!  Hand-crafted by master artisans from fine French walnut, then carved by talented sculptors in the manner of the Rococo, it features a magnificent...
$3,192   $3,990
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19th Century French Renaissance Revival Walnut Bookcase

Rare antique furniture style as this 19th century Renaissance bookcase to find created in solid French walnut with barley twist columns and full relief with hand carvings depicting music and art motifs.  Such handsome works of the woodcrafter's art were commissioned and created to cater to those with the means to afford not only the education, but the...

19th Century French Louis XVI Painted Triple Armoire

19th Century French Louis XVI Painted Triple Armoire that has achieved a lovely patina over the decades with it's original painted finish, boasts a full length beveled glass at the center, flanked by six beveled panes on each of the two side doors which, in true elegant French fashion.  Usable as a Bookcase or an Display Armoire, it also boasts subtle...

19th Century French Louis XVI Painted Triple...

19th Century French Louis XVI Painted Triple Armoire/Bookcase features a stately elegance with original painted finish surrounding beveled unfettered glazing on the center door flanked by multi-paned side panels with no less than 18 panes each!  Perfect for displaying your most cherished collection or family heirlooms with fully adjustable shelves....

19th Century French Louis XV Rococo Display Armoire

This exceptional 19th Century French Louis XV Rococo Display Armoire ~ Bookcase displays a remarkable work of the sculptor's art, rendered in the naturalistic form of the genre reflecting an appreciation for the bounty of God & Mother Nature.  Full length display allows it to display books, collectibles, keepsakes or family memorabilia in style!Circa...

19th Century French Walnut Louis XV Display Armoire ~...

Lavished with exquisite hand-carved detail this 19th Century French Walnut Louis XV Display Armoire ~ Bookcase features the classic asymmetrical lines and naturalistic ornamentation that defines the style.  Perfect for displaying your most cherished family heirlooms, memorabilia or collection!Circa 1890sMeasures 97.5H x 43W x 18D

19th Century French Louis XV Rosewood Bookcase

19th Century French Louis XV Rosewood Bookcase is an example of a once-relatively common item becoming very rare to find!  Rosewoods were imported from the Americas to Europe to the finest furniture making houses for a very limited time period during the 19th century, and their availability has ceased for decades.  The wood is highly prized for its sheer...

19th Century French Louis XVI Bookcase ~ Display Armoire

19th Century French Louis XVI Bookcase ~ Display Armoire is a majestic way to display your finest collection and cherished family heirlooms!  Also a great choice as a bookcase in a neoclassic setting, it was hand-carved and crafted from solid French walnut by master artisans, and features pineapple finials, laurel bundle molded detail, tapered &...

19th Century French Walnut Louis XIV Grand Bookcase/...

c features timeless Baroque styling and unmatched functionality with spacious cabinets, drawers and display space all surrounded by artistically sculpted select French walnut in the Baroque manner of which King Louis XIV was so fond. The elegant details on this bookcase have also been highlighted with the hand applied gilding and painting chosen by the...

Mid-Century French Directoire Style Inlaid Vitrine ~...

Now 50% Off ~ Mid-Century French Directoire Style Inlaid Vitrine ~ Bookcase French Directoire Inlaid Vitrine ~ Bookcase was hand-crafted from solid cherry wood with inlaid heart walnut. This elegant vitrine (curio cabinet) which can also double as a bookcase in the office. Inlaid bordering and diamond motifs appear throughout, even on the interior of the...

19th Century French Renaissance Barrister's Bookcase

19th Century French Renaissance Barrister's Bookcase was sculpted from old-growth oak in elaborate three dimensional splendor with della robia, or bounty of the earth cascading down the cornerposts and across the crown, centered with a fox's head.  Full length glazing on the doors appears in arched carved frameworks, with even the side panels carved with...

19th Century French Louis Philippe Painted Display...

Hand-crafted from solid old-growth quarter-sawn oak which has been given a splendid patinaed painted finish to work with today's casual slook, this 19th Century French Louis Philippe Painted Display Armoire represents the essence of understated elegance! Original full-length beveled glass affords a lovely view of your prized possessions within, supported...

19th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Bookcase

Hand-crafted during the glory years of the Belle Epoch, this elegant 19th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Bookcase has been adorned with cast bronze ormolu mounts and was crafted from highly desired and rare Mueche Mahogany for a unique look!  Perfect for displaying your favorite collection, heirlooms, or prized books in style!Circa 1890Measures 93.5H x...

19th Century Antique French Louis Philippe Mahogany...

Perfect for displaying books, prized possessions or personal collections, 19th Century French Louis Philippe Bookcases like this example, rendered from exotic imported Mahogany, are excellent choices for any room in the home or office!  Beveled glass covers three quarters of the doors, with a panel covering the bottom to conceal items that one does not...

19th Century French Normandie Bookcase

This exquisitely hand-carved 19th Century French Bookcase ~ Bibliotheque was crafted by the master artisans of Normandie from the indigenous densely grained white oak to last for centuries!  Note the special attention paid in sculpting the floral and foliate bounties of the region.Circa 1880sMeasures 92H x 55W x 20D 

19th Century French Walnut Henri II Bookcase

This stately 19th Century French Walnut Henri II Bookcase is a work of the cabinetmaker's art!  Sculpted lions' heads appear on the bottom drawer, with intricate molding, full relief della robia, and bold corbels adding to the classic architecture.  Fluted pilasters with Corinthian capitals flank the glazed door.  Even the sides have been carved intaglio...

19th Century Italian Renaissance Display Armoire

Resplendent with sculpted angels and classical architecture, this stupendous 19th Century Italian Renaissance Triple Armoire was fashioned from solid Walnut, and features an impressive crown punctuated by two sizes of turned finials, elaborate and bold molding from crown to base, and hand-carved columns that provide a framework for the panel doors on each...

19th Century French Louis XVI Display Armoire

Hand-crafted in Paris from exotic imported mahogany, this superlative 19th Century French Louis XVI Display Armoire features its original beveled glazing and hand-cast bronze ormolu mounts!  Perfect for showing off your most prized family heirlooms or cherished collection, it is tall but still fits in an 8' ceiling.  Adjustable shelves ensure it will show...

Pair Antique Country French Painted Bookcases

Pair Antique Country French Painted Bookcases ~ Hand-crafted and carved to perfection with scrolls, acanthus leaves and wildflowers, this mirror image pair are slender and tall, perfect for today's open floor plans!  Asymmetrical arched & glazed frameworks on top rest over a pull-out surface, a drawer, and a surprisingly spacious cabinet.  Distressed,...

19th Century French Louis Philippe Mahogany Bookcase

Only rarely do we discover true Louis Philippe Period pieces in such good condition, and especially on such a grand scale as this magnificent 19th Century French Louis Philippe Mahogany Bookcase!  Rendered entirely from the exotic imported mahogany which was, and remains to this day, one of the finest woods to use in furniture.  Bold moldings and the...