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French Art Deco Marble-Top Sideboard
Located in North York, ON
Gorgeous newly restored Art Deco bow front sideboard, enveloped in burled wood veneers. Original marble top with case divided into three lower shelved storage compartments, with the ...
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Sideboards

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Metal

  • French Art Deco Marble-Top Sideboard
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  • French Art Deco Marble-Top Sideboard
H 43.5 in. W 67 in. D 20 in.
Marble-Topped Sideboard
Located in Atlanta, GA
French marble topped hand carved Rococo style sideboard with interesting side drawers lots of storage. Please note that it is not as light in color as it appears in some of the photos.
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Antique Early 1900s French Rococo Sideboards

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Marble

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H 41 in. W 87 in. D 21 in.
Antique Marble-Topped Sideboard
Located in Atlanta, GA
French hand-carved sideboard with Breche D'Alep marble top
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Vintage 1920s French Sideboards

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Marble

  • Antique Marble-Topped Sideboard
  • Antique Marble-Topped Sideboard
  • Antique Marble-Topped Sideboard
  • Antique Marble-Topped Sideboard
H 40 in. W 90 in. D 22 in.
French Regency Marble Top Sideboard
Located in Salt Lake City, UT
A walnut sideboard with green marble top with a moulded edge above three cabinet doors with silver self-mortised hinges and the door fronts decorated with carved relief details in th...
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Antique 18th Century French Regency Sideboards

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Marble

  • French Regency Marble Top Sideboard
  • French Regency Marble Top Sideboard
  • French Regency Marble Top Sideboard
  • French Regency Marble Top Sideboard
H 41 in. W 82 in. D 28 in.
Empire-Style Marble-Top Sideboard
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
An excellent-quality French mahogany and marble top buffet, with curved quarter-round side doors and drawers, the centre with a pair of reeded herringbone-veneer doors, below two cen...
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Early 20th Century French Empire Sideboards

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Marble, Brass

  • Empire-Style Marble-Top Sideboard
  • Empire-Style Marble-Top Sideboard
  • Empire-Style Marble-Top Sideboard
  • Empire-Style Marble-Top Sideboard
H 41 in. W 82 in. D 23 in.
French Louis XVI Style Marble-Top Sideboard
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
French Louis XVI style inlaid marble-top sideboard with brass accents. The 2 side doors each open to 1 drawer and 1 shelf. The centre doors open to 2 drawers and 2 shelves. Marked "H...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Sideboards

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Marble, Brass

  • French Louis XVI Style Marble-Top Sideboard
  • French Louis XVI Style Marble-Top Sideboard
  • French Louis XVI Style Marble-Top Sideboard
  • French Louis XVI Style Marble-Top Sideboard
H 39.25 in. W 88 in. D 22.25 in.
French Louis XVI Marble-Top Sideboard
Located in Dallas, TX
Gorgeous midcentury French Louis XVI style sideboard crafted of perfectly contrasting kingwood veneer. The gray-veined white marble top above a five drawer frieze and five cupboards ...
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Mid-20th Century French Louis XVI Sideboards

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Ormolu

  • French Louis XVI Marble-Top Sideboard
  • French Louis XVI Marble-Top Sideboard
  • French Louis XVI Marble-Top Sideboard
  • French Louis XVI Marble-Top Sideboard
H 40.5 in. W 98 in. D 22 in.
19th Century English Marble-Top Sideboard
Located in Nashville, TN
Carved mahogany sideboard has green and black marble top and brass butler's railing. Brass railing is an additional 13.25" tall.
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Antique 19th Century English Sideboards

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Marble, Brass

  • 19th Century English Marble-Top Sideboard
  • 19th Century English Marble-Top Sideboard
  • 19th Century English Marble-Top Sideboard
  • 19th Century English Marble-Top Sideboard
H 32.75 in. W 42 in. D 24 in.
Antique Marble-Top Sideboard Attributed to Forest
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Antique marble-top distressed painted sideboard, attributed to Forest, with 2 mirrored back marble top shelves on each side, 2 doors, and 2 drawers.
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Antique 19th Century Country Sideboards

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Marble

Myra Sideboard, Black and White Marble Top Sideboard
By Mobilia
Located in Houston, TX
Beautifully veined marble, wood and metal combine in this statement sideboard with ample storage! Change up the finishes to make this piece your own.
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2010s Turkish Modern Sideboards

Materials

Wood

Visual Sideboard, Black and White Marble Top Sideboard
By Mobilia
Located in Houston, TX
Designed to be noticed, this dynamic cabinet features a fluted outer cabinet inset with a marble top, upon bronze legs. Detail is everything, and this piece uses every inch to exempl...
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2010s Turkish Modern Sideboards

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Wood

Pair of Nancy Corzine Chinoiserie Marble Top Sideboard Chests
By Nancy Corzine
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Spectacular pair of large sideboard chests, buffets, or credenzas featuring hand-painted parcel gilt chinoiserie reserves by Nancy Corzine. The bespoke cabinets have a serpentine fro...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Chinoiserie Cabinets

Materials

Marble

Mid-Century Modern Marble Top Sideboard by Jens Risom
By Jens Risom
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This divine vintage modern sideboard features a sleek black marble top, unique brass eclipse pulls, and off white leather cabinet fronts. The four drawers and two cabinets with shelv...
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Vintage 1970s Danish Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

Materials

Marble, Brass

German Carved Marble-Top Sideboard, Late 19th Century
Located in Cookeville, TN
Elaborate carved walnut sideboard from Germany is topped with a superb slab of marble. Four dove-tailed drawers are accented with bronze hardware. Four doors open for ample storage. ...
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Antique Late 19th Century German Victorian Sideboards

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Marble, Bronze

Antique Victorian Burr Wood Walnut Serpentine Marble-Top Sideboard Credenza
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Antique Victorian burr wood walnut serpentine marble-top sideboard credenza. Item includes a shaped marble top, mirror front, beautiful wood grain, nicely carved details, 3 swing doo...
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Antique Mid-19th Century European Victorian Credenzas

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Marble

Pair of Notable Parquetry Marble Top Sideboard Cabinet
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Extraordinary pair of stone top cabinets with bronze mounts. Elegant and fine construction in pale walnut parquetry for the frieze drawers and door fronts. Gorgeous variegated marble...
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20th Century Louis XIV Cabinets

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Wood

Custom Modern Serpentine Styled Marble-Top Sideboard Buffet Media Cabinet
By Carrocel
Located in North York, ON
Custom modern serpentine styled marble top sideboard buffet media cabinet. Carrocel custom made, this Ceruse oak piece is a stunning example of artistry in furniture building. With a...
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2010s Canadian Modern Sideboards

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Marble, Gold Leaf

Florence Knoll Mid Century White Marble-Top Sideboard Credenza
By Florence Knoll
Located in La Grange, IL
Florence Knoll Mid Century white marble-top sideboard credenza Credenza measures: 75 wide x 18 deep x 25.5 high All pieces of furniture can be had in what we call restored vintage c...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

Materials

Burl

French Provincial Solid Mahogany Marble Top Sideboard Attributed to Grange
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional French Provincial breakfront sideboard credenza or bar cabinet Attributed to Grange Late 20th century Solid mahogany, with inset marble top, original brass ha...
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Late 20th Century French Provincial Sideboards

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Marble, Brass

Hollywood Regency Diamond Faceted Marble Top Sideboard by Hickory White
By Hickory White
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous Hollywood Regency style diamond faceted sideboard or credenza By Hickory White USA, late 20th century Solid wood construction in gold brushed finish with ivory un...
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Late 20th Century American Hollywood Regency Sideboards

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Marble

Vintage French Art Deco Marble Top Sideboard Cocktail Bar Cabinet
Located in North York, ON
This Art Deco style bar cabinet hails from 1940’s France. The piece is topped with a black marble top and sits atop a black pedestal base with a square silver finish on the feet. T...
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Sideboards

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Marble

Paul McCobb Calvin MCM Walnut Travertine Marble Top Sideboard Buffet Credenza
By Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Located in La Grange, IL
Paul McCobb for Calvin mid century walnut and Travertine marble top sideboard buffet credenza Credenza measures: 71 wide x 19 deep x 31.25 inches high All pieces of furniture can...
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

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Travertine, Marble, Brass

Mid-Century Marble Top Sideboard after Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann
By Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Vintage-modern sideboard in the style of Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann featuring marble top and beautifully sculpted body. Impressive oversized design makes this a memorable addition to an...
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Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Sideboards

French Art Deco, Ebonized Acajou, Rosewood, Marble-Top Sideboard
Located in Houston, TX
Second quarter of the 20th century, the Brescia marble top with Curved corners, above a conforming case with a central Glazed door, opening to reveal glass display shelves, Flanked b...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Sideboards

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Rosewood

Large Louis XV Style Gustavian Style Marble-Top Sideboard
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Distressed cream carved frame with turquoise highlights. Marble top.
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20th Century Sideboards

French Empire Napoleon III Style Bronze Mounted Green Marble-Topped Sideboard
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very fine mahogany, gilt bronze marble topped sideboard in the French Napoleon III Empire style This is exceptional quality, circa 1900, th...
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Antique Early 1900s French Napoleon III Sideboards

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Marble

Maitland Smith Hollywood Regency Chinoiserie Marble-Top Sideboard or Bar Cabinet
By Maitland Smith
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous Hollywood Regency chinoiserie sideboard, credenza, or bar cabinet By Maitland Smith USA, late 20th century Painted wood case with Asian nature scenes, beveled mar...
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Late 20th Century Chinoiserie Sideboards

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Marble

Antique French Renaissance Carved Walnut Marble Top Sideboard, 19th Century
Located in Big Flats, NY
Antique French Renaissance carved oak marble top single drawer over double door buffet with full barley twist columns, incised tied wheat, stylized floral, foliate and pyramidal elem...
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Antique 19th Century French Renaissance Sideboards

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Marble

Antique Carved Oak Marble Top Sideboard Attributed to Horner, circa 1890s
By R.J. Horner & Co.
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional antique ornate carved sideboard, credenza, or bar cabinet Attributed to R.J. Horner & Co. USA, circa 1890s Carved solid oak, with brass hardware and marble to...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Victorian Sideboards

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Marble, Brass

Art Deco Book-Matched Amboyna, Rosewood & Emperador Marble-Top Sideboard
Located in New York, NY
This outstanding Art Deco Directoire style side board was realized in France, circa 1930. It features a book-matched exotic rosewood body with an elegant bow front design sitting on ...
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Sideboards

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Nickel

Exquisite Mid-Century Modern Marble-Top Sideboard by Harvey Probber
By Harvey Probber
Located in Brooklyn, NY
This handsome vintage modern sideboard features plenty of room for storage within its hefty drawers and large hidden compartment with a shelf. Sleek two-tone design with a sturdy Luc...
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Vintage 1970s Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

Sideboard, Marble Top, France, 1920s-1930s
Located in Stockholm, SE
Sideboard with marble top. Made in France, 1920s-1930s. Measures: L 154, D 50, H 87 cm. Minor sign of age and wear.  
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Console Tables

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Marble

  • Sideboard, Marble Top, France, 1920s-1930s
  • Sideboard, Marble Top, France, 1920s-1930s
  • Sideboard, Marble Top, France, 1920s-1930s
  • Sideboard, Marble Top, France, 1920s-1930s
H 34.26 in. W 60.63 in. D 19.69 in.
Monumental Jules Leleu Style Art Deco Marble-Top Sideboard Buffet Server C1920s
By Camard, Jules Leleu
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Jules Leleu style Art Deco burled walnut marble-top sideboard. Enormous scale and outstanding design.
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Sideboards

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Marble

Carolina Sideboard with Black Marquina Marble Top
Located in Paris, FR
Sideboard Carolina with structure in metal in brass finish with solid oak and walnut structure. With black marquina marble top. Sideboard including 3 drawers and two doors.
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21st Century and Contemporary English Sideboards

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Marble, Metal, Brass

  • Carolina Sideboard with Black Marquina Marble Top
  • Carolina Sideboard with Black Marquina Marble Top
  • Carolina Sideboard with Black Marquina Marble Top
  • Carolina Sideboard with Black Marquina Marble Top
H 33.86 in. W 72.05 in. D 18.12 in.
Monumental Carved Walnut French Portoro Marble Top Sideboard Buffet, circa 1920
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a monumental and absolutely stunning black Italian portoro marble top carved walnut sideboard. The sideboard features a wonderful undamaged top and a superb carved frame with...
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Vintage 1920s French Rococo Revival Sideboards

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Walnut

Late 18th Century Dutch Satinwood and Marble-Top Sideboard with Lacquer Panels
Located in New York, NY
Dutch sideboard dating to the late 18th century. The piece is composed of satinwood and black marble top and features two doors and four drawers. It also features decorative elements...
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Antique Early 19th Century Dutch Dutch Colonial Sideboards

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Marble, Bronze

Partenon TV Sideboard with Black Marble Top
Located in Paris, FR
TV Sideboard Partenon with black marble top, nero marquina marble and with solid black lacquered wood frame. With subtle lines in gold plated polished brass and with gold plated soli...
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Sideboards

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Marble, Brass

  • Partenon TV Sideboard with Black Marble Top
  • Partenon TV Sideboard with Black Marble Top
  • Partenon TV Sideboard with Black Marble Top
  • Partenon TV Sideboard with Black Marble Top
H 16.54 in. W 90.56 in. D 19.69 in.
Burled Walnut Georgian Inlaid Ball and Claw Marble Top Sideboard Buffet Server
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a gorgeous burled walnut sideboard with two different tones of walnut and incredible design. The marble is in good condition as is the case with minor signs of age and wear. ...
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Vintage 1930s English Georgian Sideboards

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Walnut

Antique Louis XVI Style Maison Jansen Marble-Top Sideboard or Console Table
By Maison Jansen
Located in Stamford, CT
Antique Louis XVI Style Maison Jansen marble-top sideboard or console table. This large and impressive original paint decorated sideboard or console table is seen in the Maison Janse...
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Mid-20th Century Neoclassical Console Tables

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Wood

Large Maison Jansen Louis XVI Marble Top Sideboard Buffet Server, circa 1940
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This signed Maison Jansen sideboard is in very good condition and has a beautiful white Carrara marble top. The sideboard dates to the 1940s and is French and measures 99 wide x 41 t...
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Vintage 1940s French Louis XVI Buffets

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Walnut

Modern Sideboard with Marble Top and Metal Drawers
By Renats Kotlevs
Located in Riga, LV
Made from ash veneer with steel legs, copper, bronze and brass drawers and unique marble top. It is wonderfully smooth to the touch and looks fantastic. Sideboard Soleil is beautiful...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Modern Commodes and Chests of Dra...

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Marble, Brass, Bronze, Copper

  • Modern Sideboard with Marble Top and Metal Drawers
  • Modern Sideboard with Marble Top and Metal Drawers
  • Modern Sideboard with Marble Top and Metal Drawers
  • Modern Sideboard with Marble Top and Metal Drawers
H 36.23 in. W 47.25 in. D 15.75 in.
Maitland Smith Faux Painted Marble Top Sideboard Buffet Server with Silver Leaf
By Maitland Smith
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Maitland Smith faux marble-top distressed painted commode with 1-drawer over 4 doors containing 3 shelves.
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20th Century American Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Wood

Macassar Marble-Top Buffet Sideboard Custom-Made by Carrocel
By Carrocel
Located in North York, ON
Macassar marble-top buffet sideboard custom-made by Carrocel, this sideboard is made of exotic Macassar Ebony wood. It is hand polished to a rich deep, gloss patina. Featuring inset ...
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2010s Canadian Modern Buffets

Materials

Marble, Brass

Contemporary Sideboard in American Walnut with Calacatta Marble Top
By Nada Debs
Located in New York, NY
Contemporary Marquetry of various colors and patterns are placed within the wedges of pleated wood doors. Calacatta marble is added on top surface to give it more weight and a nice c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Lebanese Modern Console Tables

Materials

Marble

Parzinger Style White Lacquered Marble-Top Credenza or Sideboard
By Tommi Parzinger
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Parzinger style white lacquered marble-top credenza or sideboard, of rectangular form with Carrara marble top, fitted with three sections of three drawers.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Carrara Marble, Brass

Elegant French Parquetry Three-Door Marble-Top Buffet or Sideboard
Located in Dallas, TX
Monumental French marble-top sideboard or buffet in a transitional form. The façade presents three sculptural doors and sides with inlaid radial sunburst veneer, each decorated with ...
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Vintage 1930s French Louis XVI Sideboards

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Marble

Crown Sideboard, Hand Carved Side, Marble Top with Bronze Legs Sideboard
By Mobilia
Located in Houston, TX
Make a statement with this deco infused console that is anything but ordinary. Hand carved side channel details accented with bronze creates the illusion of a substantial cabinet flo...
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2010s Turkish Modern Sideboards

Materials

Wood

Knoll - Storage Cabinet / Sideboard, Black Marble Top, xxth
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Knoll Storage cabinet with 4 solid doors and chromed metal base. Black marble top (fractured marble). Dimensions: 25.79 x 74.81 x 18.31 in Meuble de rangement à 4 portes pleines et...
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20th Century European Sideboards

Materials

Metal

Unique Crackle Finished Gilded Marble Top Venetian Style Buffet Sideboard
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a bright and extremely colorful piece with quality design and carving and gilded details. The cabinet has a beautiful slab of marble on top. The piece dates to the 1980s-1990...
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Vintage 1980s Italian Louis XV Buffets

Materials

Breccia Marble

Regal Marble Topped Walnut Sideboard Buffet with Gorgeous Carved Figures
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Marble topped walnut sideboard buffet having gorgeous carved figures including female on the left door, facing a male on the right, attired in mid-19th century headwear. The cabinet ...
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Antique 19th Century French Buffets

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Carrara Marble

French Empire Style Marble-Top Mahogany Sideboard/Buffet
Located in Houston, TX
French Empire mahogany sideboard, early 20th century, fitted with three drawers, over centered Double-door cabinet, flanked by side cabinets, interior shelf, upright columns, with g...
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Early 20th Century French Empire Buffets

Materials

Mahogany

French Empire Style Marble-Top Mahogany Sideboard/Buffet
Located in Houston, TX
French Empire mahogany sideboard, early 20th century, fitted with three drawers, over centered Double-door cabinet, flanked by side cabinets, interior shelf, upright columns, with g...
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Early 20th Century French Empire Buffets

Materials

Mahogany

Walnut Marble-Top Bombay Dresser or Sideboard Monumental in Size
Located in Stamford, CT
Walnut marble-top Bombay dresser or sideboard monumental in size. This fine walnut double serpentine chest has a wonderful and hard to find Bombay form. The veneer design having smal...
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Mid-20th Century Hollywood Regency Dressers

Materials

Marble

Victorian Marble Topped Serpentine Fronted Verni Martin Painted Carved Sideboard
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this sublime Victorian circa 1860 walnut serpentine sideboard with thick marble top and Verdi Martin style paintings This has to be one of the ...
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Antique 1860s English High Victorian Sideboards

Materials

Marble

19th century Victorian Walnut Server Sideboard with Marble Top
Located in Savannah, GA
Lovely Victorian walnut server or sideboard with beveled marble top. Two drawers, one divided for silverware. Two doors below with divided shelf. Nice petite size suitable for dining...
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Antique 1880s American High Victorian Sideboards

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Marble

Elegant French Ormolu Bronze-Mounted Mahogany Sideboard Rose Marble-Top
Located in Roslyn, NY
This full length mahogany sideboard from the early 1900s with three large divided drawers is detailed with beautiful bronze-mounted scroll and leaf designs at the two corners and on ...
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Vintage 1920s French Louis XVI Serving Tables

Materials

Marble, Bronze

French Art Deco Sideboard with Marble Top by Maurice Dufrène
By Maurice Dufrêne
Located in New York, NY
French Art Deco mahogany sideboard cabinet with 4 glass front doors and an intricately inlaid trim edge under a marble top with 4 tapered fluted ebonized legs (MAURICE DUFRENE)(DOCUM...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Sideboards

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Marble

Tall Bleached White Wash Painted Walnut Marble-Top French Sideboard Console
Located in Rockaway, NJ
French circa 19th century white paint wash marble-top sideboard console. Standing 36" tall on elegant legs connected with beautifully carved stretcher. The sideboard has three d...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Sideboards

Materials

Marble

Antique French Buffet, or Sideboard with a Thick Marble Top, circa 1800s
Located in Chicago, IL
Antique French buffet, in mahogany and what I believe could be bird's-eye maple, that was used for the door inset panels. Soon as we spotted these incredible, oversize brass arrow de...
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Antique 1860s French Directoire Buffets

Materials

Marble

20th Century Inlaid Wood with Marble Top French Sideboard, 1960
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
French sideboard of the 20th century. Furniture pleasantly inlaid in walnut, rosewood, maple, beech and fruitwood. Cabinet richly adorned with gilded and chiseled bronze and brass (s...
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Mid-20th Century French Sideboards

Materials

Marble

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Marble Topped Sideboard For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the marble topped sideboard you’re looking for at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, stone and marble, every marble topped sideboard was constructed with great care. There are 299 variations of the antique or vintage marble topped sideboard you’re looking for, while we also have 18 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect marble topped sideboard — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A marble topped sideboard, designed in the Louis XVI, Mid-Century Modern or Art Deco style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. A well-made marble topped sideboard has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Florence Knoll, Maison Jansen and Knoll are consistently popular.

How Much is a Marble Topped Sideboard?

Prices for a marble topped sideboard start at $950 and top out at $145,000 with the average selling for $5,631.

Finding the Right Sideboards for You

Once simply boards made of wood that were used to support ceremonial dining, sideboards have taken on much greater importance since their modest first appearance. In Italy, the sideboard was basically a credenza, a solid furnishing with cabinet doors. It was initially intended as an integral piece of any dining room where the wealthy gathered for meals in the southern European country.

Later, in England and France, sideboards retained their utilitarian purpose — a place to keep hot water for rinsing silverware and from which to serve cold drinking water — but would evolve into double-bodied structures that allowed for the display of serveware and utensils on open shelves. We would likely call these buffets, as they’re taller than a sideboard. (Trust us — there is an order to all of this!)

The sideboard is often deemed a buffet in the United States, from the French buffet à deux corps, which referred to a storage and display case. However, a buffet technically possesses a tiered or shelved superstructure for displaying attractive kitchenware and certainly makes more sense in the context of buffet dining — abundant meals served for crowds of people.

An antique or vintage sideboard today is a sophisticated and stylish component in sumptuous dining rooms of every shape, size and decor scheme, as well as a statement of its own, showcased in art galleries and museums. Furniture maker and artist Paul Evans, whose work has been the subject of various celebrated museum exhibitions, created ornamented, welded and patinated sideboards for Directional Furniture, collections such as the Cityscape series that speak to his place in revolutionary brutalist furniture design as much as they echo the origins of these sturdy, functional structures centuries ago.

If mid-century modern sideboards are more to your liking than an 18th-century mahogany sideboard with decorative inlays by Hepplewhite, the particularly elegant pieces crafted by designers Hans Wegner, Edward Wormley or Florence Knoll are often sought by today’s collectors.

Whether you have a specific era or style in mind or you’re open to browsing a vast collection to find the right fit, 1stDibs has a variety of antique, new and vintage sideboards to choose from.