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Large China Cabinet
Located in Rochester, NY
19th century French Louis XV style china cabinet. Carved solid quarter sawn oak. Interior fitted with light and plate glass shelving. Carved cabriole legs.An impressive 8" tall. Well...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Cabinets

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Oak, Glass, Mirror, Wood

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H 97 in. W 49 in. D 17 in.
Late 19th Century Walnut or Mirrored Interior China Cabinet
Located in Hudson, NY
Late 19th century walnut with mirrored interior and glass shelving with front bottom doors China cabinet or hutch. The cabinet is in good antique condition with appropriate wear cons...
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Antique 1850s European Cabinets

Materials

Glass, Mirror, Walnut

Hand Painted China Cabinet by Drexel
By Drexel
Located in Jacksonville, FL
Vintage Drexel china cabinet features hand painted banana leaf detailing and mirrored back. Glass shelving and ample storage below. Very good vintage condition with minor imperfectio...
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Vintage 1980s American Hollywood Regency Cabinets

Materials

Mirror, Wood

  • Hand Painted China Cabinet by Drexel
  • Hand Painted China Cabinet by Drexel
  • Hand Painted China Cabinet by Drexel
  • Hand Painted China Cabinet by Drexel
H 79.5 in. W 54.75 in. D 14.5 in.
Antique American Empire Bow Glass Oak Paw Feet Mirror Back China Cabinet Curio
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Antique American Empire bow glass oak paw feet mirror back China cabinet curio. Item features 3 curved/bowed glass panes, paw feet, rolling casters, beautiful wood grain, 3 wooden sh...
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Early 20th Century North American Empire Cabinets

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Glass, Oak

Antique Victorian Oak Curve Glass Display Curio China Cabinet
Located in North York, ON
Antique Victorian oak curve glass display Curio China cabinet. Black oak antique Victorian carved display china cabinet finished in a hand polished satin ebonized lacquer. Price i...
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Vintage 1920s American Victorian Cabinets

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Glass, Mirror, Oak

Maison Jansen 1890s Mahogany French Directoire China Display Cabinet Vitrine
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
19th century Maison Jansen Directoire style China cabinet with bronze mounts. The top has two doors containing two shelves and three open shelves on each side. The bottom has three d...
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Antique 19th Century Directoire Cabinets

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Bronze

20th Century Oak Serpentine Bowfront Curio Trinket China Display Cabinet
Located in Dayton, OH
Vintage oak curiosity cabinet. Features three adjustable shelves illumnated from above with access for loading from both sides. Measure: 60".   
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Late 20th Century Cabinets

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Glass, Mirror, Oak

French Louis XV Style China Cabinet, 19th Century Vitrine
Located in Rochester, NY
19th century French Louis XV style china cabinet. Carved solid quarter sawn oak. Interior fitted with light and plate glass shelving. Carved cabriole legs. An impressive 8" tall. Wel...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Cabinets

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Oak, Glass, Mirror, Wood

Antique RJ Horner School Oak China Cabinet, 20th Century
By R.J. Horner & Co.
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique china cabinet in the manner of R.J. Horner offers quarter sawn oak construction with shaped and mirrored backsplash surmounting bow front case with curved glass single doo...
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20th Century American Cabinets

Materials

Metal

Antique R. J. Horner School Deeply Carved Stick & Ball Oak Corner China Cabinet
By R.J. Horner & Co.
Located in Big Flats, NY
Antique R.J. Horner School oak corner china cabinet features upper mirrored gallery backsplash flanked by deeply carved and pierced scroll and foliate supports with stick and ball su...
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20th Century American Cabinets

Materials

Glass, Mirror

Antique American Empire Bow Glass Carved Mahogany Claw Foot China Cabinet
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Antique American Empire bow glass carved mahogany claw foot china cabinet. Item features 2 bowed glass panels, mirror back, paw feet, mahogany wood frame, nicely carved details, no k...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Empire Cabinets

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Glass, Mirror, Mahogany

Antique Victorian Tiger Oak Carved Paw Feet Sideboard Buffet China Cabinet Base
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Antique Victorian tiger oak carved paw feet sideboard buffet with bow curved glass china cabinet base. Item features (4) curved glass panels, serpentine front, beveled glass mirror b...
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Antique 19th Century North American Victorian Cabinets

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Glass, Mirror, Oak

Mirror-Finished Stainless Steel High Cabinet Mesh Obejct #Ms-C02
By Zhoujie Zhang
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
The mesh series is a new collection of furniture and installation pieces designed by Zhoujie Zhang. Based on mesh, the basic computer graphic language, Zhoujie simulates the dynamic ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Cabinets

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Stainless Steel

Mirror-Finished Stainless Steel High Cabinet Mesh Obejct #Ms-C02
By Zhoujie Zhang
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
The mesh series is a new collection of furniture and installation pieces designed by Zhoujie Zhang. Based on mesh, the basic computer graphic language, Zhoujie simulates the dynamic ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Cabinets

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Stainless Steel

Mirror-Finished Stainless Steel Cabinet/Credenza/Buffet Mesh Obejct #MS-C03
By Zhoujie Zhang
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
The Mesh series is a new collection of furniture and installation pieces designed by Zhoujie Zhang. Based on mesh the basic computer graphic language Zhoujie simulates the dynamic fo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Cabinets

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Stainless Steel

Mirror-Finished Stainless Steel Cabinet/Credenza/Buffet Mesh Object #MS-C03
By Zhoujie Zhang
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
The Mesh series is a new collection of furniture and installation pieces designed by Zhoujie Zhang. Based on mesh the basic computer graphic language Zhoujie simulates the dynamic fo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Cabinets

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Stainless Steel

Mirror-Finished Stainless Steel Cabinet Mesh Obejct #MS-C01 by Zhoujie Zhang
By Zhoujie Zhang
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
The Mesh series is a new collection of furniture and installation pieces designed by Zhoujie Zhang. Based on mesh, the basic computer graphic language, Zhoujie simulates the dynamic ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Cabinets

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Stainless Steel

Mirror-Finished Stainless Steel Cabinet Mesh Obejct #MS-C01 by Zhoujie Zhang
By Zhoujie Zhang
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
The Mesh series is a new collection of furniture and installation pieces designed by Zhoujie Zhang. Based on mesh, the basic computer graphic language, Zhoujie simulates the dynamic ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Cabinets

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Stainless Steel

Asian Chinese Style Carved Teakwood Armoire Cabinet
Located in New York, NY
Asian Chinese style large carved teakwood three-door armoire cabinet with oval mirror (19th century).  
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Neoclassical Wardrobes and Armoires

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Teak, Mirror

Chinese Chippendale Flame Mahogany Triple Dresser Chest & Mirror Detroit Furn
By Detroit Furniture Company
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Chinese Chippendale flame mahogany triple dresser chest and mirror Detroit Furniture. Item ism made by Detroit Furniture Company of Brooklyn, NY, and features a center with red leath...
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Vintage 1940s Chinese Chippendale Dressers

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Brass

French Vitrine/China Cabinet, 19th Century with Bronze Dore Mounts, Mirror Back
Located in Houston, TX
Three sided cabinet with the front having beveled glass. The sides are canted And curved. Three glass shelves With mirror on the bottom. The Cabinet has lighting. Bronze dore mount...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Vitrines

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Mahogany

Antique RJ Horner School Carved Oak & Mirrored China Buffet, circa 1900
By R.J. Horner & Co.
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique china buffet in the manner of RJ Horner by Rockford Standard Furniture Co., Rockford, Illinois offers oak construction with foliate and scroll carved crest surmounting sid...
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Early 20th Century American Buffets

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Mirror, Wood, Oak

Chinoiserie Inlaid Armoire 19th Century Chinese Mirror Door Wardrobe
Located in FR
19th century armoire inlaid chinoiserie with mirror doors Stunning Chinese wardrobe very rare find and in very good condition for its age This will take a sideways hanging rail if ...
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Antique 1880s Chinese Chinese Export Wardrobes and Armoires

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Wood

Mirrored Silver Gilt Bow Front Hand Decorated Console Cabinet Credenza Chinoiser
By James Mont
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Asian inspired silver leaf mirror top black lacquer brick red interior gold hand decorated console cabinet hall credenza.
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Mid-20th Century American Chinese Chippendale Credenzas

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Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf

20th Century Chinese Black Lacquer and Hand Painted Mirror
Located in Miami, FL
This incomparable chinoiserie black lacquer sideboard depicts figures in various typical traditional scenes. What more can you ask for really? As if that's not enough, there's plenty...
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Early 20th Century English Chinoiserie Cupboards

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Wood

European Antiqued Mahogany Marquetry Inlay China Hutch Mirrored Ball & Claw Foot
Located in Dayton, OH
European antiqued mahogany Marquetry inlay China hutch mirrored ball and claw foot Mid-20th century European China Hutch. Made from mahogany with mirrored backing marquetry and po...
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Mid-20th Century Cupboards

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Mahogany

Modern Asian Inspired Grey Nine-Drawer Dresser & Mirror w/ Chinese Key Detailing
By Baker Furniture Company
Located in Houston, TX
Gorgeous nine-drawer dresser recently refinished in a lovely grey, with Asian motifs as in Chinese key detailing. In the style of Baker Furniture. Features a matching mirror that att...
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Vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern Dressers

Storage Dresser in Greystone Lacquer with Antique Mirror Drawers & Lucite Pulls
By Modshop
Located in Compton, CA
With classic Greystone finish and gorgeous antique mirrors is this dresser. The six drawers are finished with antique mirrors and highlights our Lucite and brass square pulls. Creati...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Mid-Century Modern Dressers

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Mirror, Lucite

Mid-Century Style 3-Door Antiqued Mirror Credenza in Grey w/ Lucite Hardware
By Modshop
Located in Compton, CA
The Juliette Credenza with Modshop's classic matte white or Greystone finish and gorgeous antique mirrors is sure to stun. The 3 door credenza sits on top of our 7" Palm Beach lucite...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Brass

Elegant Antique Bamboo Chinoiserie Hanging Shelf Etagere
Located in Hopewell, NJ
A gorgeous refined hanging shelf in black, gold, red and brown having bamboo structure and beautifully painted door and shelves. Single aged bevelled mirror is inset.
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Shelves and Wall Cabinets

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Bamboo, Mirror

Georg Jensen Sky Bottle Opener in Stainless Steel Finish by Aurélien Barbry
By Georg Jensen, Aurélien Barbry
Located in New York, NY
The Sky collection is designed with the intention to accentuate the functional aspects of traditional bar tools. This results in asymmetrical and ergonomic shapes that sit well in th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Modern Desks

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Mirror

French Art Deco Patinated Mirror and Silver Leaf Glass Commode Two-Door Chest
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a gorgeous contemporary and nearly new patinate antiqued glass commode. The commode is done in the Art Deco style and is less than a year old. It has virtually no signs of we...
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2010s Chinese Art Deco Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Art Glass, Beech

Mahogany China Cabinet
Located in Chicago, IL
A Louis XVI-style mahogany vitrine with a curved and shaped marble top above glazed doors and an interior mirrored back. The interior has a paneled plinth with hidden storage space. ...
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Vintage 1940s French Cabinets

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Marble

  • Mahogany China Cabinet
  • Mahogany China Cabinet
  • Mahogany China Cabinet
  • Mahogany China Cabinet
H 64 in. W 57 in. D 15 in.
Vintage Pair of Faux Bamboo Chinese Chippendale Mirror Cabinets Shelves Drawers
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Vintage pair of faux bamboo, Chinese Chippendale, mirrored cabinets. There are 2 adjustable shelves, 1 stationary and the bottom shelf. The bottom is 3 drawers. These have their orig...
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Vintage 1970s American Chinese Chippendale Cabinets

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Faux Bamboo, Mirror, Wood

Antique Horner Bros. Oak Figural Mirror Back Curved Glass China Cabinet
Located in Big Flats, NY
Antique dark stained oak Horner Bros. china cabinet features curved glass door and sides, carved molding and crest with figural mask, mirror back interior with four shelves, case sea...
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Early 20th Century European Cabinets

Materials

Glass, Mirror, Oak

c.1940 French Mahogany China Cabinet
Located in Chicago, IL
A Louis XVI-style mahogany vitrine with a curved and shaped marble top above glazed doors and curved ends with a mirrored back inside. The interior has a paneled plinth with lower hi...
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Vintage 1940s French Cabinets

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Marble

  • c.1940 French Mahogany China Cabinet
  • c.1940 French Mahogany China Cabinet
  • c.1940 French Mahogany China Cabinet
  • c.1940 French Mahogany China Cabinet
H 64.75 in. W 57.5 in. D 17 in.
R.J. Horner School Carved Oak Single Door & Mirrored China Cabinet, circa 1900
By R.J. Horner & Co.
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique R.J. Horner School china cabinet offers oak construction with backsplash with oval frame having carved foliate crest and beveled mirror surmounting case with single glass ...
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20th Century American Victorian Cabinets

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Mirror, Oak, Glass

R.J. Horner Bros. Figural Carved Oak Mirror Back China Cabinet, circa 1890
By R.J. Horner & Co.
Located in Big Flats, NY
Antique china cabinet by R. J. Horner Brothers features quarter sawn and carved oak construction including caryatid, acanthus, rinceaux, and paw feet, curved glass front and sides, f...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Cabinets

Materials

Glass, Mirror, Oak

Antique Carved Oak & Curved Glass Mirror Back Paw Foot China Cabinet, circa 1910
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Victorian china cabinet features oak frame with single glass door flanked by Corinthian column supports and curved glass sides, fixed shelf interior with mirrored upper, a...
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20th Century American Victorian Cabinets

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Glass, Mirror, Oak

c.1930 Spanish Hand-Carved Oak Glazed China Cabinet/Vitrine
Located in Chicago, IL
Fantastic heavily carved vintage Spanish solid oak china cabinet with beveled glass, strap hinges, a mirrored back and carved paw feet. A gorgeous cabinet to show your prized collect...
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Vintage 1930s Spanish Cabinets

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Oak, Glass, Mirror

Antique French Walnut Art Nouveau China or Collector's Cabinet
Located in Chicago, IL
Dynamite original antique French Art Nouveau walnut and marble topped sideboard with both upper and lower glazed cabinets with doors. Perfect for a connoisseur of fine things, this f...
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Early 20th Century French Cabinets

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Walnut, Glass, Mirror

Antique French Louis XIV Serpentine Flame Carved Mahogany China Cabinet
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique French Louis XIV style china cabinet features flame mahogany with carved scroll, foliate and acanthus decoration and having bowed glass front and doors opening to mirrored...
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20th Century French Louis XIV Cabinets

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Glass, Mirror, Mahogany

Antique Arts & Crafts Mission Oak 2-Door China Cabinet, circa 1910
By Gustav Stickley
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Arts & Crafts mission oak china cabinet offers oak construction with low backsplash surmounting case having glass sides and double glass doors opening to partially mirrore...
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20th Century American Arts and Crafts Cabinets

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Glass, Mirror, Oak

Pair of Solid Brass Directoire Style Vitrines China Display Cabinets circa 1940s
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a very, very rare pair of French solid brass not tubular hollow brass, vitrines. The vitrines are in superb antique condition and have solid, hearty construction and build qu...
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Vintage 1940s French Directoire Cabinets

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Brass

Antique American Victorian China Cabinet with Curved Glass Display, circa 1890
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
Antique American Victorian china cabinet with unusual curved glass display, circa 1890. This is an American production in the Classic Victorian style. Very solid mahogany with impres...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Victorian Cabinets

Materials

Glass, Mirror, Mahogany

Architectural Modern China Cabinet by Morris of California Mid-Century Modern
By Morris of California
Located in Topeka, KS
Wonderful Mid-Century Modern china or display cabinet by Morris of California for their Architectural Modern collection. This cabinet is in exceptional original vintage condition cir...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

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Glass, Mirror, Wood

Chinese Style Lacquered Cabinet, England, End of the 19th Century
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Coromandel black lacquer and decor such as fishermen and landscapes Gilt bronzes Standing on Louis XV style giltwood base Opening with two doors Mirror inside English work End ...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Louis XV Cabinets

Materials

Gilt Metal

Antique RJ Horner School French Style Double Serpentine China Cabinet circa 1900
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique RJ Horner School French style china cabinet offers flame mahogany construction with serpentine form having foliate carved crest surmounting case having curved glass and si...
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20th Century American Cabinets

Materials

Glass, Mirror, Mahogany

Antique RJ Horner School Carved Oak and Curved Glass China Cabinet, circa 1900
By R.J. Horner & Co.
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique china cabinet in the manner of R.J. Horner offers oak construction with carved egg and dart frieze surmounting case having central glass door with flanking curved glass pa...
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20th Century American Victorian Cabinets

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Glass, Mirror, Oak

Inlaid 1960s Red Lacquer and Ebonized Drinks Cabinet
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
Exceptional quality 1960s red lacquer and ebonized drinks cabinet with mirrored interior and fantastic ivory and mother of pearl inlay.
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Vintage 1960s Chinese Cabinets

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl, Glass, Mirror, Lacquer

  • Inlaid 1960s Red Lacquer and Ebonized Drinks Cabinet
  • Inlaid 1960s Red Lacquer and Ebonized Drinks Cabinet
  • Inlaid 1960s Red Lacquer and Ebonized Drinks Cabinet
  • Inlaid 1960s Red Lacquer and Ebonized Drinks Cabinet
H 66.74 in. W 35.04 in. D 15.75 in.
Louis XV Style Two-Piece Vitrine or China Cabinet
Located in Topeka, KS
Handsome two-piece vitrine or china cabinet in the style of Louis XV. This cabinet is in sturdy original antique condition with lots of age patina, circa mid-19th to mid-20th century...
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20th Century Baroque Revival Vitrines

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Wood, Glass, Mirror

Chinese Chippendale Flame Mahogany Lighted & Mirrored Curio Vitrine 20th Century
Located in Big Flats, NY
A Chinese Chippendale curio vitrine offers flame mahogany construction with carved gallery surmounting lighted and mirrored curio case with single door, shelved interior, and carved ...
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20th Century American Chinese Chippendale Vitrines

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Mirror, Mahogany, Glass

Antique Carved Oak Mirrored China Buffet, circa 1910
Located in Big Flats, NY
Antique China buffet features oak construction with central arched beveled mirror with carved foliate crest above two central drawers and having flanking enclosed glass china display...
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Early 20th Century American Victorian Buffets

Materials

Lead

Chinese Chippendale Fretwork Credenza Sideboard Buffet Newly Lacquered Mirrored
By Tomlinson
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Vintage newly lacquered navy gloss Chinese Chippendale fretwork mirrored credenza sideboard buffet. Brass hardware will be polished and added prior to shipping. Shelves inside. Perfe...
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Vintage 1970s American Hollywood Regency Credenzas

Materials

Mirror

Victorian Carved and Gilt Oak Serpentine China Display Cabinet, 19th Century
Located in Big Flats, NY
Victorian oak china cabinet features serpentine form with carved rope-twist trim, gilt acanthus and foliate decoration and seated on paw feet; serpentine glass front door opens to mi...
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Antique 19th Century American Victorian Vitrines

Materials

Glass, Mirror, Oak, Oak

Antique Horner School Carved Oak Corner China Corner Cabinet, circa 1900
By R.J. Horner & Co.
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Horner School corner cabinet features faceted form with oak construction having glass enclosed upper with mirrored interior and glass shelves and having carved floral and ...
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20th Century American Corner Cupboards

Materials

Glass, Oak, Mirror

Art Deco Wardrobe Armoire Shanghai Painted Cabinet Rare Mirrored, 1930s
Located in Longdon, Tewkesbury
Magnificent rare wardrobe from the Shanghai Art Deco movement of the 1930s, gilt and pale green painted wardrobe, the door having a reverse painted glass panel depicting Guan Yin and...
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Vintage 1930s Chinese Art Deco Wardrobes and Armoires

Materials

Glass, Cut Glass

Mid-Century Modern Chinese Chippendale Ivory & Brass Mirrored Dresser
By Hickory White
Located in Big Flats, NY
A Mid-Century Modern dresser by Hickory white offers Chinese Chippendale styling with all-over ivory enameled finish, pierced corbels having Asian influence, and cast brass hardware ...
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20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Brass

Pair of Chinese Chinoiserie Midcentury Black Lacquer Nightstands with Mirrors
Located in West Hartford, CT
Pair of black lacquer chinoiserie nightstands with matching mirrors that can be hung. Hand painted with flowers and birds. Features ornate incised brass hardware. Doors open to stora...
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Vintage 1970s Chinese Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Brass

Vintage Fretwork Chinese Chippendale Cabinet Mirror Chinoiserie Bar China
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Lovely vintage fretwork mirrored Chinese Chippendale chinoiserie cabinet with shelves, drawer and light inside top cabinet. This can be used for a variety if functions such as a bar ...
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20th Century American Chinese Chippendale Cabinets

Materials

Mirror, Wood

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China Cabinet Mirrored For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic China cabinet mirrored available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of glass, mirror and wood, every China cabinet mirrored was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a China cabinet mirrored, we have 64 options in-stock, while there are 10 modern editions to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect China cabinet mirrored — we have versions that date back to the 19th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A China cabinet mirrored, designed in the Victorian, Mid-Century Modern or Hollywood Regency style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Many designers have produced at least one well-made China cabinet mirrored over the years, but those crafted by Zhoujie Zhang, Modshop and R.J. Horner & Co. are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a China Cabinet Mirrored?

A China cabinet mirrored can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $2,800, while the lowest priced sells for $39 and the highest can go for as much as $35,000.

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.