Renaissance/Gothic Armoires

No one will argue that the Renaissance antique furniture was a spectacular rebirth, yet the Gothic manner reigned as the premier formal decorative style for centuries. The diversity that exists between the two styles is amazing, so we provided a separate category. Here you can see Renaissance armoires from the heavily embellished early style to the more stylized and abstract later styles, as well as Gothic armoires both subtle and exceptional pieces of antique furniture.

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19th Century Rustic Stripped Oak Gothic Armoire

19th Century Rustic Stripped Oak Gothic Armoire was hand-crafted from solid oak and features tailored lines enhanced by 12 linenfold panels on the doors mounted with decorative iron strap hinges, plus a pair of drawers below carved with quatrefoils. Circa 1880s Measures 87H x 67w x 27D
$2,600   $3,250
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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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Early 19th Century German Stripped Oak Armoire

Early 19th Century German Stripped Oak Armoire boasts hand-carved panels with an interesting bas relief pattern that was inspired by the Renaissance.  Crafted from solid indigenous oak to last for generations, it features tailored architecture, spacious storage behind the yawning doors, and two convenient drawers below. Circa 1830s Measures 73H x 69W x 24.5D
$1,925   $2,750
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19th Century Italian Renaissance Walnut Armoire

19th Century Italian Renaissance Walnut Armoire features a commanding presence thanks to the boldly carved panels framed by equally bold molded detail from the crown to the base.  Perfect for adding additional storage in any room, it is exceptionally shallow to create the smallest footprint possible on your floor plan.  The magnificently carved door...
$3,325   $4,750
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Antique Italian Baroque Walnut Armoire ~ Cabinet

Antique Italian Baroque Walnut Armoire ~ Cabinet is an interesting design with boldly mitered corners that have been carved with the same fabulous Baroque motifs that appear on the four panels of the doors in front, and even on the side panels.  What's more, the mitered corner panels are hinged to provide unfettered access to the upper cabinet, with...
$1,960   $2,450
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19th Century English Renaissance Armoire, Wardrobe -...

19th Century English Renaissance Armoire, Wardrobe - Cabinet features stately architecture and intriguing heavily carved embellishment and molding that includes a display shelf at top, spacious cabinet in the middle, and a full width drawer at the bottom.  Hand-crafted from solid oak. Circa 1880s Measures 84H x 55W x 20D
$1,584   $1,980
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Antique Italian Baroque Walnut Armoire

Antique Italian Baroque Walnut Armoire was designed to provide a stunning hand-carved framework with bold molding detail around the bookmatched walnut panels of the doors, bearing homage to their intrinsic natural beauty!  Measuring over seven feet in both height and width, it will command a presence in any room.  Three doors with centered hand-carved...
$2,625   $3,750
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19th Century Dutch Renaissance Raised Cabinet

19th Century Dutch 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 facade. ...
$2,392   $5,980
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19th Century French Gothic Solid Walnut Armoire ~...

This handsome 19th Century French Gothic Solid Walnut Armoire ~ Bonnetiere was created from fine French Walnut, and features an intriguing double door access with one corner door with bi-fold hinges, making it ideal for installing a surprisingly large TV for such a somewhat diminutive piece.  Linenfold motifs were hand-carved into the solid walnut on all...
$2,988   $4,980
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19th Century French Henri II Stripped Homme Debout -...

19th Century French Henri II Stripped Homme Debout - Cabinet is the masculine answer to the more feminine bonnetiere, with an upper cabinet for hats and outer gear, a lower cabinet for boots, and a drawer for emptying one's pockets.  This example, rendered from solid old growth oak to last for centuries, features a nobleman's bust at the top, and finely...
$1,925   $2,750
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19th Century French Louis Philippe Mahogany Armoire

19th Century French Louis Philippe Mahogany Armoire with clean lines of the Louis Philippe style stand out, yet provide no competition for the sheer natural beauty of the aged wood, exuding its refined age with the patina acquired over the course of a century and a half!   Louis Philippe ruled in unpretentious fashion, avoiding the pomp and lavish...
$1,668   $2,780
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Antique Italian Walnut Renaissance Armoire

Antique Italian Walnut Renaissance Armoire features gloriously carved relief works from the crown to the base, depicting stylized heraldic crests, acanthus rosettes in round and rectangular form, and a laurel wreath down the center stile.  Perfect for adding great storage to a room along with a splash of timeless style! Circa early 1900s Measures 87H x...
$2,490   $4,980
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Antique French Renaissance Stripped Oak Petit Armoire

Antique French Renaissance Stripped Oak Petit Armoire combines an amazing refined Renaissance style with tailored architecture in a diminutive package that is perfect for cozy spots in any room in the home or office!  Doors open to reveal surprising storage, and have been carved with urns bursting with floral bouquets.  By contrast, lions' heads appear...
$1,325   $2,650
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19th Century Renaissance Revival Neoclassical Three...

19th Century Renaissance Revival Neoclassical Three Door Armoire with full length beveled mirror and timeless styling will make the perfect centerpiece for your grandest room!  Hand-crafted from solid walnut, it features architecture inspired by ancient Greece, with half corbels and finials combining with turned columns and intaglio carved accents for a...
$3,979   $6,980
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19th Century French Renaissance Armoire with Barley...

19th Century French Renaissance Armoire with Barley Twist Columns is a work of the cabinetmaker's art  Hand-crafted from dense, old-growth quarter-sawn oak, it features remarkable geometric designs, floral, foliate and animalistic motifs in intaglio, bas relief and full relief, all flanked by clockwise & counter-clockwise barley twist columns  A full...

Grand 17th Century French Renaissance Chateaux...

Grand 17th Century French Renaissance Chateaux Stripped Oak Four Door Armoire Antique furniture like this large French Armoire Renaissance "Quatrefollet" is preferred in France with four doors during the 17th-18th centuries, allowing one to more easily segregate the contents, and providing smaller doors and the resulting smaller hinges. This excellent...

19th Century Renaissance Stripped Oak Armoire

This 19th Century Renaissance Stripped Oak Armoire is a remarkable study of a family's particular ancestry, going back multiple generations, with likenesses all sculpted in glorious full relief from solid old-growth oak to memorialize them for centuries!  Doors open 180 degrees making it an excellent choice as an entertainment center, or just for general...

18th Century French Louis XIII Homme Debout - Cabinet

18th Century French Louis XIII Homme Debout - Cabinet is the masculine answer to the more feminine bonnetiere, with an upper cabinet for hats and outer gear, a lower cabinet for boots, and a drawer for emptying one's pockets.  This example, rendered from solid old growth oak to last for centuries, features pyramidal panels above and below, mounted with...

19th Century French Henri II Cabinet

19th Century French Henri II Stripped Oak Cabinet features an upper cabinet for hats and outer gear and a lower cabinet for boots and the like, with a drawer in the middle for added convenience.  This example, rendered from solid old growth oak to last for centuries, features a nobleman's bust at the top, and finely carved raised panels in front, with...

19th Century French Gothic Oak Petit Armoire ~ Bonnetiere

19th Century French Gothic Oak Petit Armoire ~ Bonnetiere was hand-sculpted from solid oak, including the multiple panels on the sides and doors, all of which are carved from single planks of thick oak.  Such pieces were meant to house the smaller garments and personal items, and were typically placed near the door that the family used most often.  Also...

Antique Italian Baroque Walnut Triple Armoire

Antique Italian Baroque Walnut Triple Armoire features masterful hand-carved magnificence all across the facade! The full length mirror at center commands attention, flanked by two spacious cabinets on each side, carved with exceptional full relief Baroque motifs.  Cornerposts are also carved with complementary relief at the top with charming cherubs and...

Italian Renaissance Grand Armoire

Carved from fine Italian walnut this impressive Italian Renaissance Four Door Armoire will fill your wall with Old World splendor! Capacious interior is accompanied by carved figures, barley twist columns, and beautifully carved door panels. Bold molding completes the look, along with large lions' paw feet!Circa early 1900s.Measures 84H x 106.5W x 30D

PAIR 19th Century Gothic Armoires

It is very rare to discover a Pair of Gothic Armoires, and this pair is even more unusual in having drawers atop the doors. Hand-carved linenfold panels adorn the facade, and forged iron hinges and keyguards add a medieval touch.Circa 1870sEach measures 73H x 35W x 19D

19th Century Gothic Media Cabinet - Wardrobe

Representing the epitome of the Gothic style, this amazing Media Cabinet - 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...

19th Century Renaissance Armoire

This very unusual Renaissance style Armoire was crafted from solid oak, and features three carved and finely molded frames set above a lower shelf, held aloft by carvings of winged angels! Fletching motif adorns the cornerposts, with shell gadrooning separating the top from the base. Forged steel strap hinges complete the look.Circa 1880sMeasures 75H x...

19th Century Gothic Armoire

This interesting Antique French Gothic Armoire combines mythical symbolism with timeless architectural detail! Ridged barley twist columns separate the intaglio-carved sides from the front facade, with doors beautifully carved with grape clusters, mythical creatures, foliates, and geometric designs. The castellated crown is defined by carved finials at...

19th Century Renaissance Armoire with Barley Twist...

Rare in a single door design, this 19th Century Renaissance Armoire with Barley Twist Columns will add an Old World touch to any rooom.Circa 1870sMeasures 80.5H x 44W x 21D

Renaissance Four-Door Armoire - Bookcase

Renaissance Four-Door Armoire – Bookcase Circa 1890s Measures 78.5H x 86W x 24D

19th Century Italian Renaissance Armoire ~ Bookcase

19th Century Italian Renaissance Armoire ~ Bookcase boasts abundant hand-carved detail across the entire four door facade!Circa 1890sMeasures 59H x 86W x 17D

19th Century Italian Renaissance Armoire ~ Bookcase

19th Century Italian Renaissance Armoire ~ Bookcase boasts abundant hand-carved detail across the entire four door facade!Circa 1890sMeasures 59.5H x 85.5W x 17.5D

Antique Gothic Solid Washed Oak Armoire

Antique Gothic Washed Stripped Oak Armoire represents the epitome of the style, with stylized geometric carvings combined with linenfold panels.  Carved on all three sides, it boasts an astragal that covers the natural gap between the doors that is a work of the sculptor's art all by itself!  Hand-crafted throughout to last for generations!Circa early...

19th Century Flemish Renaissance Armoire ~ Bookcase

This highly unusual piece in the form of a 19th Century Flemish Renaissance Armoire ~ Bookcase is exceedingly shallow for a piece that is just about eight feet tall!  Even including the bold base and crown moldings, it's only 17" deep, making it the perfect choice for high traffic areas where maximum space utilization is critical!  Barley twist columns...