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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19th Century Renaissance Revival Buffet ~ Vaisselier

19th Century Renaissance Revival Buffet ~ Vaisselier is a masterpiece of the wood sculptor's art!  Designed to provide display, serving space and storage, it is a visual feast from the crown above the top shelf to the base molding near the floor.  The crown consists of three distinct tiers of ornamentation, with the lower centered with a heart that is...
$4,980
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19th Century Rustic Dutch Cupboard ~ Vaisselier

19th Century Rustic Dutch Cupboard ~ Vaisselier was designed as an all-in-one piece that can serve many functions at once!  The tailored design features bold raised panels with arched spires at the middle tier and lower cabinet, appearing on doors that open to reveal spacious and efficient storage.  Beneath the upper doors are two shallow drawers, and...
$3,980
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Early 19th Century Country French Vaisselier ~ Buffet...

Early 19th Century Country French Vaisselier ~ Buffet in Stripped Oak is a marvelous example of fine rural artisanry, with special attention paid to the joinery and carved details normally not found in such a piece.  The bold crown is enhanced by the scrolled apron carved with Greek urn and foliates, which overlooks the two shelves and three surfaces of...
$4,400
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Vaisselier ~ Buffet, 19th Century Country French from...

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...
$3,980
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19th Century French Napoleon III Period Walnut...

19th Century French Napoleon III Period Walnut Vaisselier ~ Buffet is a remarkable work of the cabinetmaker's art!  The base consists of a spacious two door buffet with a pair of drawers, carved with large foliate rosettes surrounded by intriguing molded detail on the cabinet doors, and subtle shell carvings on the drawers, with both elements enhanced by...
$3,700
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19th Century French Louis XVI Vaisselier ~ Buffet

19th Century French Louis XVI Vaisselier ~ Buffet is a marvel of rural artisanship, with stately neoclassical architecture melded with finely detailed wood sculpting to create the splendid craftsmanship you see before you!  Two shelves above, topped with a finely molded crown, overlook the main casework surface for three display spaces in total, not...
$3,980
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Early 19th Century Rustic Dutch Vaisselier ~ Cabinet ~...

Early 19th Century Rustic Dutch Vaisselier ~ Cabinet ~ Bookcase is a charming example of rural craftsmanship, utilizing techniques handed down from generation to generation.  Employing old-growth indigenous oak, the artisans first created the main housing with elaborate scrolls of thick oak on each side terminating in extended feet below for extra...
$2,600
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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...
$3,800
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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...
$990   $1,980
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18th Century Italian Rustic Country Oak Vaisselier

An impressive, 18th 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...
$2,225   $4,450
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19th Century French Normandy Vaisselier ~ Buffet

19th Century French Normandy Vaisselier ~ Buffet was designed to hold a place of honor in the family's most-often used room.  Able to store all the family's china and glassware below, while displaying the finest family heirlooms on the shelves above, and even providing a modicum of serving and display surface in the bargain ~ all with inimitable...
$3,700
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19th Century Country French Vaisselier ~ Buffet

19th Century Country French Vaisselier ~ Buffet was fashioned in the Directoire style and features four shelf surfaces on the upper tier, and a generous buffet below divided into four compartments inside.  The tailored lines of the Directoire Period were an austere sequel to the more excessive Empire style, and reflected a restrained classicism that has...

Early 19th Century Country French Rustic Vaisselier...

Early 19th Century Country French Rustic Vaisselier Buffet was designed to serve three purposes!  Store most of your family's china, flatware and table linens in the spacious buffet below, display your finest heirlooms in the open shelving above, and use the generous surface to serve your family's favorite recipes.  All hand-crafted from solid old-growth...

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...