2 Corner Cabinets
Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern Corner Cupboards
Antique Mid-19th Century Unknown American Classical Corner Cupboards
2010s Portuguese Industrial Corner Cupboards
Antique Early 19th Century Dutch Corner Cupboards
Antique Early 1900s Scottish Victorian Cabinets
Vintage 1980s Chippendale Bookcases
Vintage 1920s Scottish Cabinets
Vintage 1970s American Modern Credenzas
Vintage 1930s German Bauhaus Vitrines
Antique Early 19th Century American Country Cupboards
Early 20th Century American Mission Bookcases
Antique Mid-19th Century European Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Antique 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Corner Cupboards
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Dutch Louis XV Corner Cupboards
Late 20th Century Brazilian Corner Cupboards
Antique Early 19th Century Swedish Corner Cupboards
Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Louis XVI Corner Cupboards
Antique 19th Century American Corner Cupboards
Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Corner Cupboards
Antique 19th Century Swedish Corner Cupboards
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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.
- 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022The spinning corner cabinet is called a “lazy susan” or “turn-table”. In dining, the same design makes food service and sharing of items easy and accessible. On 1stDibs, find a collection of lazy susans from some of the world’s top sellers.
- 1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021Corner kitchen cabinets tend to be bigger than regular cabinets. Using corner cabinets to store larger items, such as blenders, rice cookers and slow-cookers, is an efficient way to put these furnishings to work.
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