Vaisseliers

Primarily a French and Italian affectation, the antique vaisselier was developed to display one’s cherished family porcelain and faience heirlooms and have them at the fingertips when it was time to entertain. The antique buffet below provided the storage and serving surface, and the combination is still an excellent choice for the casual decor.

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Antique Country French Oak Buffet - Vaisselier

Antique Country French Oak Buffet - Vaisselier makes a superb choice for any casual decor, equally adept at serving in the dining room, in the office, family room, game room - you name it!  Hand-crafted from solid oak to last for generations, it has been fitted with hand-forged steel hinges, drawer pulls and key guards.  Four drawers appear under the...
$1,950   $3,250
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Pair 19th Century Italian Renaissance Walnut Marble...

Pair 19th Century Italian Renaissance Walnut Marble Top Hunt Buffets are an extraordinary example of the master artisanry just before the turn of the century in Italy!  Hand-sculpted from select walnut, each features facing arches on top flanking a lion's head with shell crown.  Below that are four tiers, one of which has a marble top, with scenes of...
$8,330   $11,900
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19th Century French Ebonized & Rosewood Cabinet

19th Century French Ebonized & Rosewood Cabinets like this example are becoming more rare every visit, not every year!  The ebonizing process was a painstaking, laborious process that impregnated the very pores of the wood to simulate the highly exotic, rare and extremely expensive ebony wood still available at the time, so enterprising French...
$1,386   $1,980
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19th Century Country French Normandie Vaisselier - Buffet

19th Century Country French Normandie Vaisselier - Buffet is a charming adaptation from rural artisans that performed multiple functions in the country and farmhouse settings.  Providing storage, display and serving surface all in one piece, such heirlooms were usually placed in a position of honor in the room, there for all who visited to see and...
$2,786   $3,980
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18th Century Rustic Dutch Oak Vaisselier

18th Century Rustic Dutch Oak Vaisselier is ideal for the casual decor, and provides storage, a serving surface, and display racks, all in one!  Hand-crafted from solid oak to endure for generations, it features a modicum of embellishment in the molding and scrollwork on the shelves and apron. Circa 1780s Measures 78H x 53W x 20D
$1,932   $2,760
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Pair Antique Rustic Country French Stripped...

Pair Antique Rustic Country French Stripped Confiturier Vaisseliers are a rare find, each barely 30 inches wide yet the height of a full size vaisselier!  Hand-crafted from solid oak to last for generations, each features the traditional shelving with scrolled aprons on top, with a single drawer and a single cabinet below, and subtle molding to complete...
$2,449   $3,498
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18th Century Rustic Country French Vaisselier

18th Century Rustic Country French Vaisselier features austere, tailored lines, making it ideal for the most casual of decors, while still providing the sturdiness of Old World craftsmanship and materials, with abundant storage, surface space, and display racks for added appeal. Circa 1780s Measures 76H x 58W x 20D
$2,275   $3,250
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18th Century Country French Vaisselier - Buffet

18th Century Country French Vaisselier - Buffet represents the epitome of the proud rural traditions in France that evolved over the past 7 or 8 centuries.  Crafted from indigenous oak almost 300 year ago, it features tailored lines in the scrolled framework around the lower cabinet's raised panels, with a single drawer above, just under the very...
$2,275   $3,250
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19th Century Country French Vaisselier - Buffet

19th Century Country French Vaisselier - Buffet is a remarkably attractive piece that is also very serviceable!  Crafted from indigenous oak, it features stylized shell and foliate carvings blended with the charming molded detail.  Open shelving and a generous serving surface appear above, flanked by a pair of glassware cabinets, with three drawers below...
$2,275   $3,250
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19th Century French Wrought Iron Demilune Baker's Rack

19th Century French Wrought Iron Demilune Baker's Rack ~ In a lovely divergence from the normal rectangular design, this rare and wonderful rack was designed in diminutive scale. 19th century Country French Wrought Iron Demilune Baker's Rack has been trimmed in traditional brass and boasts a lot of extra flair, indicating it was probably special-ordered...
$1,490   $2,980
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Antique Country French Stripped Oak Buffet ~ Vaisselier

Hand-crafted from old-growth French Oak to last for centuries, this Charming Antique Country French Stripped Oak Buffet ~ Vaisselier will store and display your finest in style, while also providing a convenient and spacious serving surface!Circa 1900sMeasures 78.5H x 63W x 20D - surface 37.5H 
$1,650   $2,750
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19th Century Italian Rustic Country Vaisselier

An impressive, 19th Century Italian Rustic Country Vaisselier is ideal for adding a Tuscan flair to any casual decor!  Open shelving supported by turned columns presents multiple surfaces for display, while the tailored lines of the hand-carved cabinets and drawers below add a country style touch.  The doors’ panel fronts are styled with beautifully...
$2,600   $3,250
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Antique Country French Provincial Cherry Wood China...

Antique Country French Provincial Cherry Wood China Buffet 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 97.5W x 21.5D; surface 38.5H
$2,200   $2,750
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19th Century French Normandy Vaisselier

19th Century French Normandy Vaisselier is a classic rural staple for well-appointed French homes, able to store tableware, flatware, and display prized heirlooms all in one piece usually set in a place of honor in the home for all to appreciate.  This example was hand-crafted by able country craftsmen from the indigenous oak easily at hand, and exhibits...
$4,720   $5,900
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19th Century Flemish Renaissance Stripped Buffet ~...

An impressive work of the wood sculptor's art, this 19th Century Flemish Renaissance Stripped Buffet ~ Vaisselier features detailing that must be examined closely to be fully appreciated! The detail is astounding, and represents the idealism of the Renaissance in all its glory, including human interest in the form of shelf supports that depict musicians...
$6,760   $8,450
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18th Century French Vaisselier-Buffet

A breathtaking example of the sheer charm of Country French furniture, this delightful Eighteenth Century Buffet with Plate Rack, or Vaisselier, features gallery rails across the upper display shelves, with two cutlery drawers, overlooking a generous serving surface and two drawers and two cabinets below, all hand-carved to perfection by talented rural...

19th Century Renaissance Buffet ~ Vaisselier with Angels

19th Century Renaissance Vaisselier with Angels features one door with both a narrow and shallow profile so it fits where almost no other can! Exquisitely hand-carved with angels, crests, foliates and more ~ it will make a stunning Old World accent piece.Circa 1850sMeasures 74H x 40W x 17.5D ~ surface 44H

19th Century French Walnut Buffet ~ Vaisselier

19th Century French Walnut Buffet ~ Vaisselier from the Napoleon III Period with burl walnut accents and ebonized molded detail and carvings! Circa 1860s Measures 72.5H x 72W x 23.5D/ ~ surface 39.5H

19th Century Hand-Carved Italian Renaissance Buffet

The splendor of the Renaissance has been captured in solid walnut with this magnificent 19th Century Italian Renaissance Buffet, complete with full size backsplash with shelf for attractive convenience!  Original cast brass pulls on the drawers and doors add a nice touch, but the carved della robia, dolphines, caryatids and elaborate foliate motifs steal...

19th Century French Renaissance Petite Vaisselier Buffet

19th Century French Renaissance Petite Vaisselier Buffet is a unique example of the master furniture crafter's art!  A crest centered with an egg motif appears on the main cabinet door, with a drawer above lavished with foliates and gryffin's heads guarding the pendant pull.  Above appear two spindle railed shelves with finely carved backsplashes,...

Antique Country French Whitewashed Oak Vaisselier ~...

Antique Country French Whitewashed Oak Vaisselier ~ Buffet features an intriguing greyish cast to its whitewashed finish, which shows the wood grain and a bit of wood color through the finish for a truly marvelous effect!  The patina of the wood provides a warm background for the olives sprouting forth from the olive branches that are carved into the...

18th Century Country French Cherrywood Vaisselier ~...

18th Century Country French Cherrywood Vaisselier ~ Buffet was hand-crafted the old-fashioned way, using techniiques that were handed down from generation to generation over the course of centuries!  Pegged mortise & tenon joinery ensures this piece will last for generations to come!  The tailored lines make it a good choice for a clean design look...

19th Century French Henri II Etagere Display Buffet

19th Century French Henri II Etagere Display Buffet is the perfect piece for that special niche, and ideal for displaying a collection, objets d'art, or cherished family heirlooms!  Hand-crafted from fine French walnut, it boasts timeless Romanesque architecture, lion's heads with brass rings, a full width drawer and a total of six display surfaces, all...

19th Century Hunt Style French Renaissance Buffet -...

This Antique French Hunt Renaissance Buffet - Vaisselier was carved by master French craftsmen in the region around Rouen, and features game from the hunt in glorious full relief on each door panel, complemented by bounty of the earth motifs in abundance on the crown and backsplash supports.  The boldlly molded, mitered cornerposts below have also been...

Renaissance Petit Vaisselier

Obviously designed for a specific niche, this diminutive Antique Vaisselier was carved in the Renaissance style and will make a great accent to your Old World look. Circa 1870s Measures 56H x 27W x 13.5D

Country French Oak Buffet / Vaisselier

A bit narrower than most, this charming Country French Vaisselier is perfect for displaying your choice china or collectibles, while storing other items in the pair of drawers and cabinets below. Finely carved with florals, foliates and scrollwork. Circa 1900-1910 Measures 83H x 43.5W x 19D, surface 39.5H

Grand 18th Century Country French Buffet / Vaisselier

Grand 18th Century Country French Buffet with an elaborately adorned open plate rack on top makes it a perfect example of a Country French Vaisselier from the master artisans of Normandie.  Families would proudly display their finest china on top, with ample storage below providing space for their everyday china and flatware.  The arched bonnet referred...

18th Century French Vaisselier-Buffet

A breathtaking example of the sheer charm of Country French furniture, this delightful Eighteenth Century Buffet with Plate Rack, or Vaisselier, features gallery rails across the upper display shelves, with two cutlery drawers, overlooking a generous serving surface and two drawers and two cabinets below, all hand-carved to perfection by talented rural...

19th Century French Gothic Buffet-Vaisselier

Antique French Gothic Buffet-Vaisselier, carved from sold oak in 19th century. A handsom piece of antique furniture and treasure to display you collection. This relic of history is perfect for the living or dining room. France, Circa 1850s   Measures 96H x 64.5W x 20.5D; buffet 38H

18th Century Country French Rustic Buffet ~ Vaisselier

18th Century Country French antique furniture like this Rustic Buffet ~ Vaisselier  is perfect to display your collections is the charming relic of history for you home. This lovely buffet features simple, tailored lines also features its original forged solid iron key-guard and hinges.  An elegant piece of the past for your living or dining room. Circa...

19th Century Rustic Country French Vaisselier / Buffet

Designed to strore, display and serve all in one multi-function piece, this 19th Century Rustic Country French Vaisselier / Buffet is ideal as an efficient yet charming addition to the kitchen, breakfast area or keeping room.  Hand-crafted from solid old-growth oak to last for centuries, it has already survived almost two hundred years! Circa 1840s...

Louis Philippe Mahogany Vaisselier ca. 1840

Hand-crafted from exotic imported Mahogany, this elegant French Louis Philippe Period Vaisselier embodies all that the style can offer, with clean lines and just enough flourish to add opulence to the room, yet tailored enough to work with more casual decoration, as well!  Display shelves combine with spacious accomodations below to make this a piece...

Antique Country French Buffet - Vaisselier

Crafted from fine French walnut to last for generations, this handsome Antique Country French Buffet can also be called a Vaisselier due to the open shelves above.  A variation on that theme, it also features small enclosed cabinets on top, perfect for crystal or glassware.  Designed to provide ample storage, display and serving surface in an all-in-one...

19th Century Country French Vaisselier ~ Buffet

This charming Country French Vaisselier ~ or Buffet with an Upper Plate Rack, is definitely on the Rustic side of the design, yet it features a couple of Gothic-influenced carved panels at the top of each of the cabinet doors.  Hand-crafted to literally last for centuries from old-growth French Oak, it will add a charm all its own to any room!Circa...

19th Century French Walnut Henri II Marble Top Dessert...

19th Century French Walnut Henri II Marble Top Dessert Buffet was indispensable in the days before refrigeration!  Proud owners could serve desserts or cheeses on the cool marble after a fine meal, and the stone would keep the food cooler longer.  This example, rendered from fine French walnut, has been carved with heraldic crests and stylized foliate...