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19th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Cabinet
Located in Dallas, TX
19th century French Louis XVI mahogany cabinet was designed to look like a Semainier! Designed to appeal to the more affluent audience, such specialized pieces are superlative choice...
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Antique 1890s French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Bronze

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Mahogany Console Cabinet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A charming French 19th century Louis XVI St. mahogany console cabinet. The cabinet has three drawers and two tiers on each side decorated by pierced brass galleries. Above is one tie...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Marble, Brass, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany and Marble Cabinet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very high quality and extremely elegant French 19th century Louis XVI St. moucheté mahogany and Grand Antique marble cabinet. The two-door cabinet is raised by most attractive squa...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Marble, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany and Ormolu Display Cabinet
By Maison Krieger
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A handsome and high quality French 19th century Louis XVI St. mahogany and ormolu display cabinet, signed KRIEGER. The cabinet is raised by discreet elegant feet below the straight f...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Burl Wood and Mahogany Cabinet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A high quality and unique French 19th century Louis XVI st. mahogany and ormolu cabinet. The cabinet is raised by elegant cabriole legs with wrap-around ormolu sabots and finely chas...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Ormolu

Pair of French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Mahogany and Ormolu Cabinets
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A grand and extremely attractive pair of French 19th century Louis XVI st. mahogany, kingwood, and palisander cabinets with ormolu mounts. Each cabinet is raised on mahogany topie sh...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Ormolu

French Early 19th Century Louis XVI St. Mahogany, Ormolu and Slate Cabinet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A high quality and handsome French early 19th century Louis XVI st. mahogany, ormolu and slate cabinet. The cabinet is raised by elegant circular fluted tapered legs with fine ormolu...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Slate, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Two Door Cabinet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A handsome French mid-19th century Louis XVI style mahogany ebony and giltwood two door cabinet. The cabinet is raised by square tapered legs with square ormolu sabots. The straight ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Ebony, Mahogany, Giltwood

19th Century Louis XVI Style Cabinet
Located in Belmont, MA
Louis XVI style cabinet, France, 1880, mahogany veneer with exquisite bronze mounts. In very good condition. The cabinet will be shipped from Germany. Standard shipping costs to Bost...
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Antique 1880s French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Mahogany

  • 19th Century Louis XVI Style Cabinet
  • 19th Century Louis XVI Style Cabinet
  • 19th Century Louis XVI Style Cabinet
  • 19th Century Louis XVI Style Cabinet
H 48.04 in. W 24.81 in. D 16.93 in.
19th Century Louis XVI Style Bronze-Mounted Marble-Top Mahogany Cabinet
Located in Washington Crossing, PA
19th century Louis XVI style bronze-mounted marble-top mahogany cabinet.
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Marble, Bronze

19th Century French Louis XVI Style free standing display cabinet.
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very good quality late 19th century French ormolu-mounted free standing vitrine. Having bowed glass to the ends, a door to open with a glass shelf within. Classical floral and fola...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Flamed Mahogany Cabinet Vitrine
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A magnificent French 19th century Louis XVI St. flamed mahogany, patinated bronze and ormolu vitrine cabinet. The cabinet is raised on ormolu ball feet with an ebony bottom border. T...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Vitrines

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Ormolu

19th Century French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Server Cabinet
Located in New York, NY
19th century French Louis XVI style rounded server cabinet composed of brass-trimmed mahogany with four mirror backed side shelves flanking a single front door and drawer.
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Dry Bars

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Brass

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Belle Époque Period Cabinet Vitrine
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning French 19th century Louis XVI St. Belle Époque period mahogany and ormolu cabinet vitrine. The cabinet is raised by circular tapered legs with elegant ormolu toupie shaped...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Ormolu

French Mid-19th Century Louis XVI St. Mounted Deux-Corps Cabinet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An extremely elegant and high quality French mid-19th century Louis XVI St. mahogany, brass and ormolu-mounted Deux-Corps cabinet. The cabinet is raised by toupie shaped legs below t...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Brass, Ormolu

French Louis XVI Style Cabinet, Mahogany with White Marble Top, 19th Century
Located in Houston, TX
Lovely mahogany cabinet, Louis XVI style with reeded leg and ormolu mounts The cabinet has three drawers In the center and a smaller drawer on each side. Two doors on each side. Th...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Cabinets

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Marble

Louis XVI display cabinet, Mahogany, gilded bronze, glass, France, 19th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
Carved mahogany wood display cabinet (or vitrine) decorated on the outside with golden bronze appliques of classicist influence (garlands, floral details, architectural elements) tha...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Vitrines

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Bronze

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Display Cabinet
By François Linke
Located in Brighton, Sussex
Fine quality French Louis XVI style Linke influence Vitrine, circa 1890. Having wonderful gilded ormolu monopodia mounts, serpentine front and sides, with shaped glass, inlaid floral...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Vitrines

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Mahogany

  • French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Display Cabinet
  • French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Display Cabinet
  • French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Display Cabinet
  • French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Display Cabinet
H 76.78 in. W 39.77 in. D 18.51 in.
French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Display Cabinet
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very good quality late 19th century French Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted mahogany vitrine, having its original marble top, fine scrolling foliate ormolu mounts to the frieze and m...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Vitrines

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Marble

  • French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Display Cabinet
  • French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Display Cabinet
  • French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Display Cabinet
  • French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Display Cabinet
H 45.67 in. W 49.61 in. D 16.93 in.
French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany Buffet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very high quality and impressive French, 19th century Louis XVI style mahogany buffet. The buffet, with all original gilt and ormolu mounts, is raised by large circular tapered leg...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Marble, Ormolu

French Side Cabinet Nightstand Bedside Table Late 19th Century Louis XVI
Located in FR
19th century side cabinet French nightstand, bedside table, circa 1880-1890 Solid mahogany with gilt bronze ormolu decoration Single drawer Cupboard with porcelain liner that can ...
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Antique 1880s French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Mahogany Buffet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A superb and high quality French mid-19th century Louis XVI st. mahogany buffet. The buffet is raised on a demi lune base with four tapered reeded columns with ormolu chandelles supp...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Marble, Ormolu

French Louis XVI Style, 19th Century Mahogany Two-Section Corner Cabinet
Located in New York, NY
French Louis XVI style (19th century) mahogany (two-section) corner cabinet with gilt bronze trim and a glass door upper section and a lower section with a drawer and brass grill doo...
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Antique 19th Century Louis XVI Corner Cupboards

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Brass, Bronze

19th Century French Louis XVI, Directoire Mahogany Demilune Marble Top Cabinet
Located in Dallas, TX
19th century French Louis XVI, Directoire mahogany demilune marble top cabinet is a remarkable piece that features tambour doors that revolve around the demilune shape to reveal surp...
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Antique 1880s French Directoire Cabinets

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Marble, Bronze

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany Desk
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very handsome French 19th century Louis XVI St. mahogany desk. The desk is raised on slender tapered legs with ormolu sabots and a three-dimensional inlay of Charmwood and tulipwoo...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks

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Ormolu

French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Display Cabinets, 19th Century Paul Somani, Pair
By Paul Somani
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very good quality pair of late 19th century French mahogany bow fronted display cabinets, each with a gallery to the top, gilded ormolu foliate and molded mounts, central doors wit...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Vitrines

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Mahogany Louis XVI Commode
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
This sharp, mahogany, Louis XVI three-drawer commode was made in France, circa 1870. The shaped marble that rests atop the commode is in good antique condition, with a few blemishes ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Brass

  • French 19th Century Mahogany Louis XVI Commode
  • French 19th Century Mahogany Louis XVI Commode
  • French 19th Century Mahogany Louis XVI Commode
  • French 19th Century Mahogany Louis XVI Commode
H 34.25 in. W 50.25 in. D 23 in.
19th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Buffet
Located in Dallas, TX
19th century French Louis XVI mahogany buffet is an example of the restrained expression of the style, with subtle carved embellishments calling special attention to the sheer natura...
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Antique 1890s French Louis XVI Buffets

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Bronze

French 19th Century Mahogany Louis XVI Lady's Desk
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
A remarkable roll top lady's desk, done in mahogany, from 19th century, France. The desk has a rectangular galleried marble top, under which are three short drawers that will only op...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks

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Marble, Brass

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mouchettte Mahogany Buffet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A handsome French 19th century Louis XVI st. mouchettte mahogany buffet. The rounded side buffet with four doors and four drawers is raised on tapered feet. The two central paneled d...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Marble, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Crouch Mahogany Buffet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An elegant and most impressive French 19th century Louis XVI st. flamed mahogany, ormolu and Brèche Violette marble buffet. The buffet is raised by four square tapered fluted feet wi...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Marble, Ormolu

19th Century French Side Cabinet
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very good quality 19th century French gilded ormolu mounted side cabinet with Sevres style porcelain plaques with white marble plaques.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Mahogany

  • 19th Century French Side Cabinet
  • 19th Century French Side Cabinet
  • 19th Century French Side Cabinet
  • 19th Century French Side Cabinet
H 42.52 in. W 42.13 in. D 16.54 in.
French Mahogany Ormolu-Mounted Louis XVI Style Display Cabinet
Located in Berlin, DE
A Mahogany ormolu-mounted Louis XVI style display cabinet mounted with finely chased ormolu casts showing on the top ribbon tight swags of drapery, on the side flower heads with styl...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Ormolu

19th Century Mahogany Side Cabinet in the Louis XVI Manner by Durand of Paris
By Gervais Durand
Located in London, GB
A fine side cabinet in the Louis XVI manner By G. Durand of Paris Of elegant demilune form and employing exquisite flamed Cuban mahogany, the whole dressed with restrained neocla...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Marble, Carrara Marble, Ormolu, Brass, Bronze

Parisian 19th Century Louis XVI St. Cartonnier
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A handsome Parisian mid 19th century Louis XVI st. mahogany and ormolu mounted "Cartonnier". The cartonnier is raised by topie spiral fluted legs below the moulded straight apron. Ab...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany Commode
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very attractive French 19th century Louis XVI style mahogany commode. The chest is raised on tapered feet with ormolu sabots and top caps. Three impressive wide drawers each with b...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Ormolu

19th Century French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Cylinder Desk
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
A palatial scale mahogany cylinder desk in the Louis XVI style; the superstructure with rectangular galleried bleu turquin marble top over four frieze drawers, the paneled cylinder f...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks

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Mahogany

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany Desk ‘A la Tronchin’
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An attractive and unusual French 19th century Louis XVI style mahogany desk 'A la Tronchin'. The desk is raised by square tapering legs with original ormolu sabots and castors. The s...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks

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Mahogany

French Early 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany Buffet Vitrine
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning French early 19th century Louis XVI style mahogany three-door, three drawer demilune buffet vitrine. The D-shaped vitrine is raised by elegant, refined circular tapered le...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Vitrines

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Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany and Ormolu Buffet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning French 19th century Louis XVI style mahogany and ormolu buffet. Raised by topie shaped fluted legs decorated by a chased ormolu band and sabot. The curved sides have a cen...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Marble, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany and Ebony Buffet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A fine quality French 19th century Louis XVI style mahogany and ebony buffet. The buffet is raised by circular fluted tapered legs ending with ormolu sabots. Above the straight friez...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Marble, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Mahogany and Ormolu Desk
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An exquisite and very attractive French 19th century Louis XVI st. mahogany and ormolu desk. The desk is raised by elegant circular tapered fluted legs with ormolu fine topie shaped ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks

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Ormolu

Pair of 19th Century French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Buffets
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A most elegant and extremely high quality pair of French 19th century Louis XVI style mahogany, ormolu and Brocatelle Violette marble buffets. Each buffet is raised by fine circular ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Marble, Ormolu

Mahogany Demi Lune Cabinet with Marble Top French 19th. Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mahogany Parquetry Demi Lune Cabinet with grey and White marble top, above three drawers and two side cabinet doors. Parquetry of Kingwood and Rosewood. Standing of square tapering ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Kingwood, Mahogany

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany and Ormolu Buffet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A stunning French 19th century Louis XVI st. mahogany and finely chased ormolu buffet, most likely by Mercier Freres, Paris. The buffet is raised on six bun feet with acanthus leaf w...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Marble, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany and Ormolu Buffet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A high quality and most elegant French 19th century Louis XVI style mahogany and ormolu buffet. The three drawer and five drawer buffet is raised by circular tapered legs with ormolu...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Marble, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Mahogany and Ormolu Desk
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A superb and unique French 19th century Louis XVI st. mahogany and ormolu desk. The desk is raised on tapered fluted legs with ormolu chandelles and topie feet with ormolu sabots. At...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks

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Ormolu

French 19th-20th Century Louis XVI Style Belle Époque Ormolu-Mounted Cabinet
By F. Barbedienne Foundry
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A very fine and rare French 19th-20th century Louis XVI style Belle Epoque ormolu-mounted satine, kingwood and burlwood two-door cabinet, the mounts by Ferdinand Barbedienne, fitted ...
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Antique 1890s French Louis XVI Cabinets

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Breccia Marble, Ormolu

Large Louis XVI Style French Mahogany Cylindrical Bureau, 19th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
Louis XVI Style Cylindrical Bureau with slides, leather writing surface, fitted interior and marble top.
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks

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Marble

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany and Ormolu Buffet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very handsome French 19th century Louis XVI style mahogany and ormolu buffet. The two-door and three drawer buffet is raised on five tapered legs with ormolu sabots and top caps. T...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Carrara Marble, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany 'Bonheur du Jour'
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A high quality French 19th century Louis XVI style Russian style, 'Bonheur du Jour', in solid mahogany with ormolu and brass filets and all original hardware. Raised by 4 topie shape...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Secretaires

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Brass, Ormolu

19th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Commode
Located in Dallas, TX
19th century French Louis XVI mahogany commode features exceptional hand carved detail and an intriguing architecture that includes rounded sides to lessen the visual impact especial...
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Antique 1890s French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Bronze

Pair of French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Demilune Mahogany Buffets
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A superb pair of French 19th century Louis XVI style demilune mahogany buffets. Each buffet is raised on tapered reeded feet with ormolu sabots. The panel shaped sides flank the reed...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Marble

French Louis XVI Style 19th Century Buffet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very attractive French Louis XVI style 19th century, circa 1880, tulipwood and mahogany inlaid buffet with all original ormolu mounts and gilt. The topie shaped supports with ormol...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Mahogany, Tulipwood

  • French Louis XVI Style 19th Century Buffet
  • French Louis XVI Style 19th Century Buffet
  • French Louis XVI Style 19th Century Buffet
  • French Louis XVI Style 19th Century Buffet
H 43 in. W 69 in. D 21.5 in.
French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany, Ormolu and Marble Buffet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An elegant and high quality French 19th century Louis XVI style mahogany, ormolu and marble buffet attributed to Linke. The demilune shaped buffet is raised by fine circular tapered ...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Marble, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany, Ormolu and Marble Vitrine
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A most elegant French 19th century Louis XVI style mahogany, ormolu and Sarrancolin marble vitrine buffet. The buffet is raised by fine circular tapered fluted feet below striking fl...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Marble, Ormolu

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Mahogany and Ormolu Writing Desk
By François Linke
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A most elegant French 19th century Louis XVI St. mahogany and ormolu writing desk, attributed to F. Linke. The lovely desk is raised by circular tapered fluted legs with fine foliate...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks

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Ormolu

19th Century French Mahogany Marble-Top Buffet in Louis XVI Style
Located in CH
An extremely elegant French 19th century Louis XVI style mahogany buffet. There are five doors and five drawers above them. And the final touch is the original white marble top. Per...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Marble

French 19th Century Louis XVI-Style Mahogany Roll Top Desk
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
A gorgeous mahogany roll top desk, done in the Louis XVI style, from 19th century, France. The desk has a rectangular galleried marble top with cracks that have not been repaired. S...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks

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Marble, Brass

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mahogany Buffet with Marble Top
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very attractive French 19th century Louis XVI style mahogany buffet with marble top. The buffet is raised on tapered fluted legs with ormolu sabots. At each side are two open tiers...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Buffets

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Carrara Marble, Ormolu

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19th Century French Louis Xvi Mahogany Cabinet For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the 19th century French louis xvi mahogany cabinet you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, mahogany and metal, every 19th century French louis xvi mahogany cabinet was constructed with great care. There are many kinds of the 19th century French louis xvi mahogany cabinet you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. Each 19th century French louis xvi mahogany cabinet bearing Louis XVI, Neoclassical or Louis XV hallmarks is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one 19th century French louis xvi mahogany cabinet that is appealing in its simplicity, but François Linke, Maison Kriéger and Paul Sormani produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a 19th Century French Louis Xvi Mahogany Cabinet?

Prices for a 19th century French louis xvi mahogany cabinet can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $950 and can go as high as $280,500, while the average can fetch as much as $7,455.

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.