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Antique Iron Bound Merchants Chest with Hidden Compartments
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Antique iron bound merchants chest with hidden compartments. The chest is very heavy, it has a
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Early 19th Century Anglo-Indian Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Teak

Antique Chinese Console Cabinet with Petite Double Doors and Hidden Compartments
Located in Yonkers, NY
petite double doors adorned with recessed panels, opening to reveal inner shelves and hidden compartments
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Early 20th Century Chinese Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Wood

Elegant French Louis XV Period Secretary Writing Desk with Hidden Compartment
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French Louis XV period Rococo secretary with hidden compartment, circa 1760. This antique French
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Early 18th Century French Louis XV Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Wood

Antique 18 Karat Yellow Gold Monogram Signet Poison Hidden Compartment Ring
Located in Philadelphia, PA
hinged and opens to reveal a "poison" compartment Inside of cover is inscribed 'Dad' Completed by
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1910s Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Vintage to Antique Wood Box with Hidden Compartments Marquetry Inlay MOP
Located in Greer, SC
shell and mother of pearl inlay, there are also two secret compartments which makes this a unique
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Early 20th Century Unknown Edwardian Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Abalone, Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Biedermeier Secretaire
Located in Pompano Beach, FL
Biedermeier Secretaire with fall front writing surface, interior drawers and hidden compartments.
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19th Century Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Ebony, Walnut

Antique Biedermeier Secretaire
Biedermeier Secretaire
H 64 in W 42 in D 20 in
Pair of Pre-Colombian Style Ebonized Wood Carved Figures
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Pre-Colombian style ebonized wood carved figures with hidden compartments (19th-20th
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Early 20th Century Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Wood

Campaign Chest of Drawers
Located in Culver City, CA
Campaign Chest of Drawers England circa 1920 Navy chest of drawers with hidden compartments. 38”w x
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1920s English British Colonial Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Metal

Antique Campaign Chest of Drawers
Campaign Chest of Drawers
H 35.25 in W 38 in D 18.5 in
Late 18th Century Italian Secretary
Located in Dallas, TX
This Italian secretary dates back to the 1780s. Item features a dozen hidden compartments as
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18th Century Italian Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Walnut

Antique Late 18th Century Italian Secretary
Late 18th Century Italian Secretary
H 74 in W 43.5 in D 19 in
Anglo-Indian Portuguese Chest
Located in Dallas, TX
Early Anglo-Portuguese chest Intricately carved hidden compartments 13 working drawers lined in
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Early 19th Century Belgian Anglo-Indian Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Gold Leaf

Anglo-Indian Portuguese Chest
Anglo-Indian Portuguese Chest
H 27 in W 34 in D 14.5 in
19th Century Papier-mâché Mache Writing Desk and Games Table
Located in Nantwich, GB
(slight wear to the velvet) with hidden compartments to the rear. On opening the hidden compartments you
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1840s English Victorian Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Silver

Italian Baroque Walnut Credenza
Located in Essex, MA
. The interior with hidden compartments. Wood knobs and bracket feet. A very good example. Beautiful
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1680s Italian Baroque Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Walnut

Italian Baroque Walnut Credenza
Italian Baroque Walnut Credenza
H 32 in W 29 in D 14.5 in
Superb 18th century Georgian Mahogany Breakfront Secretary Bookcase
Located in Charleston, SC
highly figured mahogany, an intricate secretary desk with hidden compartment, beautifully carved swans
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18th Century English Georgian Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Mahogany

American Empire Console Cabinet
Located in Wilson, NC
moved aside to reveal a hidden compartment behind the frieze. The sides have recessed panels.  
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1820s American American Empire Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Marble, Brass

American Empire Console Cabinet
American Empire Console Cabinet
H 33 in W 22 in D 18.5 in
20th Italian Cabinet on Stand, Baroque Bargueno with Eight Drawers
Located in Miami, FL
drawers in the table. In the sides table has a hidden compartment. Measures: height to the top table
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Early 20th Century Italian Neoclassical Revival Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Bronze

Campaign Roll Top Desk on Stand
Located in Palm Beach, FL
, brass lined case, string inlay, intriguing pop up hidden compartments, brass recessed campaign hardware
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19th Century English Campaign Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Mahogany

Campaign Roll Top Desk on Stand
Campaign Roll Top Desk on Stand
H 40 in W 23 in D 23 in
Biedermeier Burled Wood Three Drawer Commode, Austria, 19th Century
Located in New York, NY
black leather writing surface with two sliding hidden compartments. Unusual semi circle designed
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19th Century Austrian Biedermeier Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Burl

William And Mary Kingwood Coffre-Fort
Located in Essex, MA
hidden compartments and wells. Case mounted the same as the lid. Side carry handles. Interesting larger
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Early 18th Century European William and Mary Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Brass

William And Mary Kingwood Coffre-Fort
William And Mary Kingwood Coffre-Fort
H 11.5 in W 19.25 in D 11.25 in
Chinese Qing Dynasty Compound Cabinet with Drawers and Hidden Panel
Located in Yonkers, NY
hidden compartment. Raised on four straight legs with carved apron in the front, this early 20th century
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Wood

Portuguese Colonial Brazilian Solid Rosewood Slant Lid Writing Desk
Located in Essex, MA
opening to a finely fitted compartment with drawers and cubbys and hidden compartments over two drawers
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1760s Brazilian Rococo Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Rosewood

Antique Victorian Period Gold and Shield-Shaped Sardonyx Locket Ring
Located in New York, NY
hidden compartment and interior locket in an engraved foliate mounting, in 18k. Inscribed and dated
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1840s English Victorian Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Agate, Gold, 18k Gold

Antique French Louis XVI Style Leather Top Desk
Located in Palm Beach, FL
, bronze ormolu, a hidden compartment, working keys and elegant tapered fluted legs.
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19th Century French Louis XVI Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Bronze

Late 19th Century Shanxi Coffer Table
Located in Singapore, SG
, and they pull out completely to reveal a hidden compartment below. The fixed panel below the drawers
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1880s Chinese Qing Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Iron

Late 19th Century Shanxi Coffer Table
Late 19th Century Shanxi Coffer Table
H 33.08 in W 38.39 in D 16.74 in
A Dutch Bombe Bureau Desk
Located in Edenbridge, GB
a waterfall of drawers pull out book fronted drawers and hidden compartments with a faux marble
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1880s Dutch Country Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Wood

A Dutch Bombe Bureau Desk
A Dutch Bombe Bureau Desk
H 44.3 in W 53.94 in D 25.2 in
English Mahogany Oval Sea Captains Leather Top Desk, Circa 1800
Located in Hollywood, SC
English mahogany oval sea captains desk with hinged leather top concealing two upper hidden
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Early 1800s English George III Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Brass

Austro Hungarian Renaissance Rev Silver Enamel Perfume pomander Chatelaine Pin
Located in Plainsboro, NJ
pendant opens to reveal an hidden compartment which can hold perfume with a medallion of St. George on one
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19th Century European Renaissance Revival Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Silver, Enamel

Late George III Mahogany Desk
Located in Altrincham, GB
with hidden compartment, all with turned wood handles and boxwood stringing upon square tapering legs
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1790s English Sheraton Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Leather, Mahogany

Late George III Mahogany Desk
Late George III Mahogany Desk
H 29 in W 46 in D 19 in
Italian 17th Century Secretaire
Located in Atlanta, GA
with fruitwood inlay. The cornice lifts to expose a hidden compartment. The lower case has 2 doors with
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Mid-17th Century Italian Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Walnut

Italian 17th Century Secretaire
Italian 17th Century Secretaire
H 61.88 in W 34.25 in D 15.88 in
Georgian Chased 18 Karat Gold Locket Band Ring
Located in Boston, Lincolnshire
A Rare Georgian c.1820 beautifully hand chased with flowers and foliage gold band with a hidden
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1820s British Georgian Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Gold

Swedish primitive Cabinet from the early 18th Century
Located in Farsta, SE
excessively restoration, with a natural patina that only time can create. It has a hidden compartment in the
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Early 18th Century Swedish Scandinavian Modern Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Pine

Precious Italian of 1700 'Lombard' Trumeau in Walnut Inlaid Ivory
Located in Barletta, IT
, brightening the room. A hidden compartment can be found between the drawers and the sliding top. Origin
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1720s Italian Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Nutwood

French 19th Century Rosewood Writing Box
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
purple velvet writing surface. Within the box there are several hidden compartments for storing
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19th Century French Other Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Rosewood

Antique Shanxi Province Elm Cabinet with Hand Carved Arpon
Located in Chicago, IL
, china and crystal, or a bar. It has two doors, two shelves, and a hidden compartment. Circa: 1900s
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Early 1900s Chinese Chinese Export Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Elm, Lacquer

19th Century Gilt Bronze and Sèvres Style Porcelain Mounted Parquetry Cabinet
By Adam Weisweiler
Located in New York, NY
shelf and a false bottom lifting up to reveal a hidden compartment, the base with a central bronze
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Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Marble, Bronze

Compass and Accessories Box Complete with Key, circa France, 1920
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
sits in a "hidden" compartment behind the fabric background. Label numbered 49 from the seller Cheron
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Early 20th Century French Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Metal

English Regency Mahogany Bed Stairs With Original Leather And Caning
Located in Stamford, CT
rich green leather step with tooled and gilt decorative borders. Hidden compartment on the top step
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Early 19th Century English Regency Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Leather, Cane, Mahogany

An Anglo Indian Circular Inlaid Game Table with Hinged Flip Top
Located in San Francisco, CA
lower shelf fitted with a hidden compartment for game pieces; Parcheesi is based on Pachisi, originated
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1890s Indian Anglo-Indian Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Wood

Stained Glass Rectangular Wood Framed Window
Located in Guaynabo, PR
stained glass there is a hidden compartment that has a door that can be opened to find the electrical
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Late 19th Century Unknown Aesthetic Movement Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Glass

Antique Campaign Correspondence Box, Anglo Indian, Colonial, Writing, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
box with a delightful array of hidden compartments Displays a desirable aged patina and in good order
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Late 19th Century British Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Teak

19th Century Chinese Tapered Cabinet
Located in New York, NY
three shelf sections, two drawers in middle and two hidden compartments under the bottom shelf. Fujian
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1880s Chinese Qing Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Cypress, Fir

Exquisite Mahogany Feathered Trumeau, Adorned with Floral Inlays from the 1700s
Located in Barletta, IT
motif. Inside the drop-front, there are inlaid compartments and a hidden compartment. Origin
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Late 18th Century Dutch Louis XVI Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Mahogany

Architectural Form 19th C. Swedish Birch Biedermeier Barrel Roll Secretaire
Located in St. Louis, MO
out tilting writing surface with hidden compartments, internal desk compartments / drawers and 3 lower
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Early 19th Century Swedish Biedermeier Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Birch

18th Century Maple and Tiger Maple Slant Front Desk
Located in Milford, NH
, including two hidden compartments with faux split column fronts, open valanced cubbies and five fitted
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Late 18th Century American Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Brass

Italian Renaissance Walnut Collector's Cabinet or Vargueno
Located in Essex, MA
hidden in the quoins. Inside reveals interior architectural features and many hidden compartments. The
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Mid-19th Century Italian Renaissance Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Walnut

18th Century Chinese Lacquered Cabinet - Qing Dynasty
Located in Hoddesdon, GB
hand-painted scenes expertly captured on the cabinet's surface . fitted interior shelves and hidden
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Mid-18th Century Chinese Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Elm

Early 19th Century Neoclassical Automaton Windmill Sewing Box
Located in Essex, MA
Rare early 19th century working automaton sewing box with hidden compartments for necessaries and
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Early 19th Century Dutch Neoclassical Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Alabaster

Vintage Campaign Style Wood and Brass Box
Located in Farmington Hills, MI
from the main body of the box. This hidden compartment further enhances the box's functionality and
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Early 20th Century English Campaign Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Brass

19th Century Dore Bronze and Sèvres Porcelain Mounted Parquetry Cabinet
By Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres, Adam Weisweiler
Located in New York, NY
lifting up to reveal a hidden compartment, the base with a central bronze plaque of cherubs at play
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1880s French Belle Époque Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Marble, Bronze

Qing Dynasty Period 19th Century Red Lacquer Shanxi Cabinet with Floral Décor
Located in Yonkers, NY
inner shelves and a hidden compartment concealed under a removable panel. Raised on four straight legs
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19th Century Chinese Qing Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Wood

Chinese Red Lacquered Qing Dynasty 19th Century Cabinet with Chinoiserie Décor
Located in Yonkers, NY
open thanks to a scalloped medallion to reveal inner shelves and a hidden compartment offering
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19th Century Chinese Qing Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Wood

Rustic Oak Sideboard, circa 1890
Located in Evergreen, CO
to the inside of the sideboard, including four pull-out drawers and a hidden compartment for storing
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Late 19th Century European Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Oak

Rustic Oak Sideboard, circa 1890
Rustic Oak Sideboard, circa 1890
H 47 in W 67 in D 24.5 in
17th Century Dutch Renaissance Cabinet with Arched Doors
Located in Casteren, NL
. There is a hidden compartment that is made to hide the key in. The keyhole itself is also hidden, with a
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Mid-17th Century Dutch Renaissance Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Ebony, Mahogany, Oak

Chinese Red Lacquered 19th Century Qing Dynasty Cabinet with Gilt Chinoiseries
Located in Yonkers, NY
shelves, two drawers and a hidden compartment offering convenient storage opportunities. Raised on four
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19th Century Chinese Qing Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Wood

Rare 17th century South German Renaissance Table cabinet, Augsburg
Located in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
a hidden compartment accessed via a neat sprung loaded catch to one side. The pair of ebony veneered
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17th Century German Charles II Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Ebony

French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Ladies Writing Desk Marquetry Inlay
Located in Wells, ME
opened, a baize lined writing surface is revealed, along with a hidden compartment that slides open to
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Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Ormolu

George III Mahogany Breakfront Bureau Bookcase
Located in New York, NY
holes & drawers, one on the lower left with a hidden compartment also with a green leather writing
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18th Century English George III Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Mahogany

French 18th Century Louis XVI Period Two-Door Bombee Shaped Commode
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
cabinet. The two door bombee shaped commode à porte chest, which displays a special hidden compartment, is
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18th Century French Louis XVI Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Wood

Late 19th Century Tall Tapered Red & Gold Carved Cabinet
Located in Singapore, SG
the overall look. There is a hidden compartment at the bottom, the access panel of this compartment
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Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Pine, Elm

Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Leather Top Bureau Plat
Located in Forney, TX
one large drawer with divided interior and additional midway lock that reveals a large covered hidden
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Bronze, Ormolu

Austrian 19th Century Biedermeier Walnut Game Flip Top Table
Located in Berlin, DE
felt. When being turned around, the top also opens to a hidden compartment. A lose glass plate that has
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1840s Austrian Biedermeier Antique Hidden Compartment

Materials

Felt, Glass, Walnut

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Antique Hidden Compartment For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic antique hidden compartment available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, walnut and metal, every antique hidden compartment was constructed with great care. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer antique hidden compartment, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. When you’re browsing for the right antique hidden compartment, those designed in Louis XV, Art Deco and Baroque styles are of considerable interest.

How Much is a Antique Hidden Compartment?

Prices for an antique hidden compartment start at $70 and top out at $18,500 with the average selling for $3,245.