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Baroque Walnut Credenza, Italian, 17th Century
Located in New Orleans, LA
Italian Baroque credenza or buffet with two doors and five drawers. From the 17th century. Made of inlaid walnut, with bronze and wood pulls.
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Antique 17th Century Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Walnut

17th Century Italian Baroque Pine Credenza
Located in Atlanta, GA
The Italian pine credenza with rectangular top, dental molding and 2 cabinet doors below with turned wood pulls and all resting on bracket feet.   
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Antique 17th Century Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Pine

  • 17th Century Italian Baroque Pine Credenza
  • 17th Century Italian Baroque Pine Credenza
  • 17th Century Italian Baroque Pine Credenza
  • 17th Century Italian Baroque Pine Credenza
H 44.5 in. W 61.5 in. D 22 in.
17th Century Italian Baroque Walnut Credenza
Located in Rochester, NY
Baroque 17th century Italian hand carved walnut credenza. Two drawers over two doors. Very old, and probably the original finish. Rich walnut color. From the Tuscan area of Italy. Mi...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Wood, Walnut

17th Century Italian Buffet or Credenza
Located in San Francisco, CA
17th century (late Renaissance) Tuscan hand-carved walnut credenza or buffet. Very old if not original finish, minor old repairs and replaced parts, beautiful antique condition.
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Antique 17th Century Italian Credenzas

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Walnut

  • 17th Century Italian Buffet or Credenza
  • 17th Century Italian Buffet or Credenza
  • 17th Century Italian Buffet or Credenza
  • 17th Century Italian Buffet or Credenza
H 39.5 in. W 64.5 in. D 18.5 in.
Italian 17th Century Credenza
Located in Atlanta, GA
A stunning 17th century Credenza from Bologna, Italy. Soundly constructed from very handsome walnut with 4 doors on bracket feet. The top shaped with a molded edge while the case is ...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Credenzas

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Walnut

  • Italian 17th Century Credenza
  • Italian 17th Century Credenza
  • Italian 17th Century Credenza
  • Italian 17th Century Credenza
H 39 in. W 102.13 in. D 28.5 in.
Italian 17th Century Walnut Credenza
Located in Troy, NY
Mid-size Italian credenza with a deep warm patina, the molded top with a dentil-decorated edge above two drawers with brass knobs, separated by decorative acanthus scrolls, two doors...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Walnut

  • Italian 17th Century Walnut Credenza
  • Italian 17th Century Walnut Credenza
  • Italian 17th Century Walnut Credenza
  • Italian 17th Century Walnut Credenza
H 45 in. W 57 in. D 19 in.
Italian / Tuscan Baroque 17th Century Walnut Credenza
Located in Troy, NY
Excellent Italian credenza with an understated linear design, wonderful light honey colored patina, three drawers over two doors, one continuous shelf inside.
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Antique 17th Century Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Walnut

17th Century Carved Walnut Italian Baroque Two-Door Credenza Cabinet Buffet
Located in Philadelphia, PA
17th century carved walnut Italian Baroque two-door credenza cabinet buffet. Items features hand carved door panels, interior shelves, authentic aged and distressed patina, 2 swing d...
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Antique 17th Century European Baroque Credenzas

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Walnut

Early 17th Century Italian Walnut Credenza/ Cabinet
Located in San Francisco, CA
A wonderful and rare walnut credenza or sideboard, heavy patinated, original unrestored finish and original hardware. The hand-carved moldings and classic. Ionic swags above fluted ...
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Antique Early 17th Century Italian Renaissance Credenzas

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Walnut

Italian 17th century Baroque walnut Credenza or Small Cabinet
Located in Troy, NY
Decorative mid-size credenza / cabinet with nice patina. The front withcarved decoration, two small drawers over paneled doors.
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Antique 17th Century Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Walnut

Rare & Impressive 17th Century Painted Italian Credenza, Monumental Size
Located in Nashville, TN
Incredible 17th century painted (original paint) Italian credenza with marbleized drawers concealed behind the four doors of the serpentine shaped facade. Hardware is original.
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Antique 17th Century Italian Credenzas

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Wood

Italian Oratory or Small Credance, 17th Century
Located in Brussels, Brussels
Elegant oratory or credenza in pine from the 17th century Very beautiful small piece of furniture from the 17th century Italian composed of a drawer and a door with a dentil frieze ...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Renaissance Credenzas

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Pine

  • Italian Oratory or Small Credance, 17th Century
  • Italian Oratory or Small Credance, 17th Century
  • Italian Oratory or Small Credance, 17th Century
  • Italian Oratory or Small Credance, 17th Century
H 29.53 in. W 25.99 in. D 13 in.
Italian / Bolognese Late 16th / Early 17th Century Baroque Walnut Credenza
Located in Troy, NY
Small Bolognese credenza of unusual proportions and typical design features, the massive top with a large overhang on both sides, above one door, opening to an interior fitted with o...
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Antique Early 17th Century Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Walnut

17th Century Italian Credenzino
Located in Atlanta, GA
A very handsome 17th century Credenzino from Northern Italy. Wonderfully constructed from black walnut with lozenge door panels and raised on bracket feet.
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Antique 17th Century Italian Credenzas

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Walnut

  • 17th Century Italian Credenzino
  • 17th Century Italian Credenzino
  • 17th Century Italian Credenzino
  • 17th Century Italian Credenzino
H 45.88 in. W 37 in. D 12.25 in.
Rare 17th Century Tuscan Baroque Credenza Console Cabinet Italian Antiques LA CA
Located in West Hollywood, CA
A good late 17th century-early 18th century Tuscan baroque polychrome decorated credenza cabinet 2 doors. 17.5" depth with light green colors that changes with the light you u have i...
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Antique Late 17th Century Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Wood

Italian Baroque Walnut Piccola Credenza with Brass Nailheads, Mid 17th Cen
Located in Atlanta, GA
Having a hinged rectangular top above a conforming case that tapers up to a more shallow depth, the case with two drawers and raised on a plinth-form base, decorated with patinated b...
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Antique Mid-17th Century Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Walnut

Italian Bologna, Baroque Period Walnut and Brass Decorated Credenza 17th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
Having a rectangular top above conforming case housing two drawers over 2 doors, the drawers and doors with raised panels, with bronze "putti" pulls, raised on a plinth base with sha...
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Antique 1650s Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Walnut

Important 17th Century Solid Walnut Canter from Southern Italy
Located in Cesena, FC
17th-century canter cabinet all original. Large and impressive 17th-century solid walnut canter cabinet with ebonized frames. The front of the cabinet has 2 columns at the sides ...
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Antique Mid-17th Century Italian Credenzas

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Walnut

17th Century Venetian Credenzino
Located in Atlanta, GA
A stunning and exceptional 17th century Credenzino from Venice. This outstanding piece retains its original painted finish with a faux bois painted door panel and sun ray pattern to ...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Credenzas

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Wood

  • 17th Century Venetian Credenzino
  • 17th Century Venetian Credenzino
  • 17th Century Venetian Credenzino
  • 17th Century Venetian Credenzino
H 41.63 in. W 38.63 in. D 17.75 in.
Antique Sideboard in Lacquered and Painted Wood, 17th Century, Florence, Italy
Located in Cuneo, Italy (CN)
Antique sideboard in lacquered and painted wood with typical texture of the time, built in the 17th century for a palace in Florence (Italy), earth colors and warm tones make this ty...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Credenzas

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Wood

17th Century Style AREZZO Rustic Old Chestnut Credenza, Custom Cabinet Line
Located in Encinitas, CA
17th century style Italian AREZZO rustic Old Chestnut credenza with Classic shellac finish. The Italian art and handcraft of fine solid wood antique reproduction - available through ...
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2010s Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Chestnut

17th Century Style FIRENZE Classic Old Walnut Credenza, Custom Cabinet Line
Located in Encinitas, CA
17th century style FIRENZE old walnut credenza with our classic Italian shellac finish. The Italian art & handcraft of fine solid wood antique reproduction - made to order of authent...
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2010s Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Walnut

Italian, Veneto, Larice Pinewood 8-Door Sacrestia Scantonata Credenza, Mid-17thC
Located in Atlanta, GA
Of two piece construction and constructed entirely of "larice" pinewood this "scantonata" credenza sacrestia has an upper section with an arched top and cornice and four paneled door...
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Antique Mid-17th Century Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Pine

17th century Italian Baroque walnut Credenza or Desk
Located in Troy, NY
A rare, multi-functional piece, the doors opening to reveal a fitted interior with eight drawers and a small middle door, the slanted top with a fall front desk compartment. Beautifu...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Baroque Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Walnut

Pair of Italian Late 17th Century Walnut Credenzas from Tuscany
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A handsome pair of Italian late 17th century walnut credenzas from Tuscany. Each raised on a solid base with scalloped sides. Above are two-paneled doors with mottled borders and iro...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Walnut

17th Century Italian Walnut Credenza from Tuscany
Located in Houston, TX
Early Tuscan buffet with three doors, middle shelf for lots of storage. It has beautifully carved feet but otherwise simple and modern shape in walnut wood. It has 3 key for the lock...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Serving Pieces

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Walnut

Rustic Credenza from the 1600′S in Walnut with Opening Door on the Top
Located in Cesena, FC
Rustic credenza from the 1600's, in walnut with opening door on the top. The butterfly hinges and locks are original. The beautiful walnut wood has only been waxed. Never restored,...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Credenzas

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Walnut

16th Century Period Renaissance Tuscan Walnut Credenzino
Located in Vero Beach, FL
16th Century Period Renaissance Tuscan Walnut Credenzino Italian 16th/17th century Renaissance walnut small Credenza with a rectangular top above a single drawer centered over a s...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Renaissance Credenzas

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Walnut

Antique Poplar Sacristy Furniture, Credenzas Buffets Cabinet, 17th Century Rome
Located in Cuneo, Italy (CN)
Antique sacristy furniture, sideboard, cabinet, double body, cabinet, hand-built in precious and solid poplar wood, in beautiful historical patina, with carved doors, opening sides a...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Buffets

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Poplar

17th Century Style Tuscan Italian Old Fir Library Credenza Available Custom Size
Located in Encinitas, CA
Our new CORTINA 17th century style Tuscan Library features aged, rustic Italian Old Fir (Abete) with a unique beige patinated finish. Forged iron hardware and joinery. The Italian a...
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2010s Italian Baroque Cabinets

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Iron

17th Century Style FIRENZE Rustic Old Poplar Credenza, Custom Cabinet Line
Located in Encinitas, CA
17th century style FIRENZE rustic Old Poplar credenza with our Classic Italian shellac finish. The Italian art & handcraft of fine solid wood antique reproduction - made to order of ...
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2010s Italian Baroque Cabinets

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Poplar

17th Century Style TOSCANO Rustic Old Poplar 2Door Credenza, Stock & Custom Size
Located in Encinitas, CA
17th century Style Italian Rustic Old Poplar 2-Door Credenza, available in custom sizes. Our “Toscano” credenza - shown in Old Poplar with Classic shellac finish - the Italian art & ...
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2010s Italian Baroque Cabinets

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Poplar

Italian Renaissance Walnut Credenza
Located in Essex, MA
With old finish. Rectangular top with molded edge over a frieze with mounted corbels and a false drawer over a pair of cabinet doors with original handles all flanked by mask and flo...
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Antique Mid-17th Century Italian Renaissance Cabinets

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Other

  • Italian Renaissance Walnut Credenza
  • Italian Renaissance Walnut Credenza
  • Italian Renaissance Walnut Credenza
  • Italian Renaissance Walnut Credenza
H 34.5 in. W 35.75 in. D 23.25 in.
17th Century Italian Walnut Wood Large Rustic Sideboard, Buffet or Credenza
Located in Casale Monferrato, IT
Beautiful rare large sideboard from the 17th century in Baroque Italian taste. The sideboard was in fact made by cabinet makers using wood and nails from the seventeenth century. Sid...
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Antique 1680s Italian Sideboards

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Walnut

Italian, Piemonte, Monumental 17th Century Walnut Credenza
Located in Oregon, OR
This well preserved 17th century Italian credenza is an incredible historical artefact, it is comparable to a beautiful old Italian painting or violin, although not a Stradivarius i...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Walnut

17th Century Credenza from Italy
Located in Moncalvo, IT
Beautiful 1600s credenza, very particular. Very very incredible wood work, two doors, two drawers plus three small hidden drawers.
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Antique Early 17th Century Italian Credenzas

  • 17th Century Credenza from Italy
  • 17th Century Credenza from Italy
  • 17th Century Credenza from Italy
  • 17th Century Credenza from Italy
H 46.46 in. W 74.81 in. D 21.66 in.
Important 17th Century Italian Baroque Walnut Credenza
Located in San Francisco, CA
A monumental, one-of-a-kind, early 17th century Italian baroque period walnut credenza with a large rectangular top over a carved frieze with three large drawers separated by four sm...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Walnut

17th Century Italian Cabinet (or Double Corp Credenza)
Located in Formigine Modena, IT
A very rare cabinet, with four doors on the top and four doors on the lower corp, over basement feet. The front is moulded. Overall framed and with a very fine top. Italy, 17th cen...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Baroque Credenzas

Italian 17th Century Tuscan Walnut Credenza
Located in Asheville, NC
A handsome Italian Walnut 17th century Tuscan credenza with a plank top bordered by dentil molding over five various size drawers over two center doors with an interior shelf. Beau...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Baroque Credenzas

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Walnut

  • Italian 17th Century Tuscan Walnut Credenza
  • Italian 17th Century Tuscan Walnut Credenza
  • Italian 17th Century Tuscan Walnut Credenza
  • Italian 17th Century Tuscan Walnut Credenza
H 39.75 in. W 61.5 in. D 19.5 in.
17th Century Large Carved Walnut Credenza
Located in Genova, IT
Large carved walnut credenza with two doors and two drawers, raised on two shelves, three front and side pilasters with two small drawers, Piedmont early 17th century.
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Antique Early 17th Century Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Walnut

  • 17th Century Large Carved Walnut Credenza
  • 17th Century Large Carved Walnut Credenza
  • 17th Century Large Carved Walnut Credenza
  • 17th Century Large Carved Walnut Credenza
H 54.73 in. W 63 in. D 25.6 in.
Bolognese Credenza, 17th Century
Located in Formigine Modena, IT
An incredible credenza, with four door and seven drawers on the front, overall paneled and in fantastic condition of use. The top with carved board. Perfect patina and proportions....
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Antique Early 1600s Italian Baroque Credenzas

  • Bolognese Credenza, 17th Century
  • Bolognese Credenza, 17th Century
  • Bolognese Credenza, 17th Century
  • Bolognese Credenza, 17th Century
H 43.31 in. W 29.53 in. D 106.3 in.
17th Century Serpentine Walnut Tuscan Credenza with Inlaid Stellate Motif
Located in San Francisco, CA
A 17th century serpentine walnut Tuscan credenza accented with inlaid stellate motifs, with three silver drawers, one large in the center of the piece and two smaller drawers at the ...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Credenzas

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Walnut

Fine and Rare Late 17th Century Italian Baroque Period Walnut Credenzina
Located in San Francisco, CA
A superb 17th century Italian Baroque period walnut credenzina with single board top over a long drawer and onedoor raised on a stepped base with bracket feet. Original hardware. Bea...
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Antique Late 17th Century Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Walnut

17th. century Italian Baroque Credenza
Located in Atlanta, GA
Italian Baroque walnut Credenza
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Buffets

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Wood

  • 17th. century Italian Baroque Credenza
  • 17th. century Italian Baroque Credenza
  • 17th. century Italian Baroque Credenza
  • 17th. century Italian Baroque Credenza
H 41 in. W 73 in. D 25 in.
17th Century Italian Credenza
Located in Nashville, TN
Incredible 17th century painted Italian cabinet. Marbleized drawers concealed behind the four doors of the serpentine shaped facade.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Credenzas

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Wood

  • 17th Century Italian Credenza
  • 17th Century Italian Credenza
  • 17th Century Italian Credenza
  • 17th Century Italian Credenza
H 44 in. W 120 in. D 36 in.
17th century Italian credenza
Located in Stamford, CT
17th century Italian walnut credenza with a single drawer and bronze hardware.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Cabinets

  • 17th century Italian credenza
  • 17th century Italian credenza
  • 17th century Italian credenza
  • 17th century Italian credenza
H 38 in. W 36 in. D 16 in.
17th century Italian credenza
Located in Stamford, CT
17th century Italian walnut credenza with a single drawer and bronze hardware.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Cabinets

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Walnut

  • 17th century Italian credenza
  • 17th century Italian credenza
  • 17th century Italian credenza
  • 17th century Italian credenza
H 38 in. W 36 in. D 16 in.
17th century Italian Credenza
Located in Stamford, CT
17th century Italian walnut credenza with bronze door and drawer pulls
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Cabinets

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Bronze

  • 17th century Italian Credenza
  • 17th century Italian Credenza
  • 17th century Italian Credenza
  • 17th century Italian Credenza
H 35 in. W 35.5 in. D 16.5 in.
17th century Italian Credenza
Located in Stamford, CT
17th century Italian carved walnut credenza with claw feet and bronze bronze knobs from the Piedmont region.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Sideboards

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Walnut

  • 17th century Italian Credenza
  • 17th century Italian Credenza
  • 17th century Italian Credenza
  • 17th century Italian Credenza
H 47.5 in. W 59 in. D 24.5 in.
17th century Italian credenza
Located in Stamford, CT
17th century Italian walnut credenza
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Commodes and Chests of Drawers

  • 17th century Italian credenza
  • 17th century Italian credenza
  • 17th century Italian credenza
  • 17th century Italian credenza
H 35.5 in. W 28 in. D 13.5 in.
17th century Italian Credenza
Located in Stamford, CT
17th century Italian walnut credenza with bronze hardware
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Cabinets

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Walnut

  • 17th century Italian Credenza
  • 17th century Italian Credenza
  • 17th century Italian Credenza
  • 17th century Italian Credenza
H 36 in. W 25 in. D 14.5 in.
17th century Italian Credenza
Located in Stamford, CT
17th century Italian walnut credenza of exceptional quality with carving in deep relief with a wonderful patina. This piece was formerly in the collection of Sarah Mellon Scaife .
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Cabinets

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Walnut

  • 17th century Italian Credenza
  • 17th century Italian Credenza
  • 17th century Italian Credenza
  • 17th century Italian Credenza
H 44.5 in. W 42.5 in. D 16.5 in.
17th century Italian Credenza
Located in Stamford, CT
17th century Italian walnut credenza with bronze door and drawer pulls
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Cabinets

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Bronze

  • 17th century Italian Credenza
  • 17th century Italian Credenza
  • 17th century Italian Credenza
  • 17th century Italian Credenza
H 42.5 in. W 35 in. D 15 in.
17th century Italian Credenza
Located in Stamford, CT
17th century Italian walnut credenza
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Cupboards

17th century Italian Credenza
H 47 in. W 80 in. D 23 in.
17th century Italian credenza
Located in Stamford, CT
17th century Italian walnut credenza from Tuscany
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Cabinets

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Walnut

  • 17th century Italian credenza
  • 17th century Italian credenza
  • 17th century Italian credenza
  • 17th century Italian credenza
H 43.5 in. W 52.5 in. D 22.5 in.
17th century Italian credenza
Located in Stamford, CT
17th century Italian walnut credenza
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Cabinets

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Walnut

  • 17th century Italian credenza
  • 17th century Italian credenza
  • 17th century Italian credenza
  • 17th century Italian credenza
H 37.5 in. W 29.5 in. D 15.5 in.
17th century Italian credenza
Located in Stamford, CT
17th century Italian painted credenza
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Cabinets

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Wood

Pair of 17th century Italian credenzas
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of 17th century Italian walnut credenzas with bronze knobs
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Night Stands

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Walnut

  • Pair of 17th century Italian credenzas
  • Pair of 17th century Italian credenzas
  • Pair of 17th century Italian credenzas
  • Pair of 17th century Italian credenzas
H 33.5 in. W 28 in. D 13 in.
Pair of 17th century Italian credenzas
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of 17th century Italian walnut credenzas with bronze knobs
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Cabinets

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Walnut

  • Pair of 17th century Italian credenzas
  • Pair of 17th century Italian credenzas
  • Pair of 17th century Italian credenzas
  • Pair of 17th century Italian credenzas
H 33.5 in. W 28 in. D 13 in.
17th Century Baroque Italian Applewood and Circassian Walnut Credenza
Located in Middleburg, VA
Small Baroque 17th century Italian credenza. Applewood top, the carcass made from a mixture of Circassian walnut and applewood with carved decoration and the original bronze handles,...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Baroque Credenzas

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Fruitwood, Walnut

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17th Century Italian Credenza For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic 17th century Italian credenza available at 1stDibs. Each 17th century Italian credenza for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, walnut and metal. If you’re shopping for a 17th century Italian credenza, we have 121 options in-stock, while there are 4 modern editions to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer 17th century Italian credenza, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right 17th century Italian credenza, those designed in Baroque styles are of considerable interest.

How Much is a 17th Century Italian Credenza?

The average selling price for a 17th century Italian credenza at 1stDibs is $9,595, while they’re typically $2,400 on the low end and $68,000 for the highest priced.

Finding the Right Case Pieces and Storage Cabinets for You

Of all the antique and vintage case pieces and storage cabinets that have become popular in modern interiors over the years, dressers, credenzas and cabinets have long been home staples, perfect for routine storage or protection of personal items. 

In the mid-19th century, cabinetmakers would mimic styles originating in the Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI eras for their dressers, bookshelves and other structures, and, later, simpler, streamlined wood designs allowed these “case pieces” or “case goods” — any furnishing that is unupholstered and has some semblance of a storage component — to blend into the background of any interior. 

Mid-century modern furniture enthusiasts will cite the tall modular wall units crafted in teak and other sought-after woods of the era by the likes of George Nelson and Finn Juhl. For these highly customizable furnishings, designers of the day delivered an alternative to big, heavy bookcases by considering the use of space — and, in particular, walls — in new and innovative ways. Mid-century modern credenzas, which, long and low, evolved from tables that were built as early as the 14th century in Italy, typically have no legs or very short legs and have grown in popularity as an alluring storage option over time. 

Although the name immediately invokes images of clothing, dressers were initially created in Europe for a much different purpose. This furnishing was initially a flat-surfaced, low-profile side table equipped with a few drawers — a common fixture used to dress and prepare meats in English kitchens throughout the Tudor period. The drawers served as perfect utensil storage. It wasn’t until the design made its way to North America that it became enlarged and equipped with enough space to hold clothing and cosmetics. The very history of storage case pieces is a testament to their versatility and well-earned place in any room. 

In the spirit of positioning your case goods center stage, decluttering can now be design-minded. A contemporary case piece with open shelving and painted wood details can prove functional as a storage unit as easily as it can a room divider. Whether you’re seeking a playful sideboard made of colored glass and metals, an antique Italian hand-carved storage cabinet or a glass-door vitrine to store and show off your collectibles, there are options for you on 1stDibs.

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