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Wardrobes and Armoires For Sale
Jim Rose - Armoire, Shaker Style in Steel with Natural Rusted Patina
Located in Chicago, IL
This Shaker inspired one-door armoire is made of fully repurposed steel. This modern take on an old tradition uses naturally rusted steel to bring a warmth to this beautifully const...
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Early 2000s American Shaker Wardrobes and Armoires

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Steel

Bauhaus wardrobe by Vichr & spol, 1930´s, Bohemia
Located in Prague 8, CZ
Wardrobe with chrome elements from the Bauhaus period. It made in the former Czechoslovakia. Designed by Vichr & spol in the 1930s and made by Kovona company in the 1950´s. This is a...
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Mid-20th Century Czech Bauhaus Wardrobes and Armoires

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Metal, Chrome

French Norman sideboard in molded and carved oak – late 17th early 18th France
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Wonderful Norman buffet in molded and carved oak opening with four leaves separated by drawers. The doors have a panel decorated with a polylobed reserve surrounded by rocaille motif...
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Late 17th Century French Louis XIV Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Wood

Small 19th Century Biedermeier Wardrobe, Walnut, Austria circa 1830
Located in Greven, DE
19th Century Small Biedermeier Wardrobe Austria Walnut Biedermeier circa1830 Dimensions: H x W x D: 184 x 121 x 50 cm Description: Small Biedermeier clothes or linen cupboard with...
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1830s Austrian Biedermeier Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Walnut

Reclaimed Wood Armoire Cabinet with Iron Hardware
Located in Brea, CA
Reclaimed Wood Cabinet Armoire. Beautiful antique patina, these are solid and sturdy ready for daily use, use for a wardrobe, hideaway clutter, or store china or linens. Great in a ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Organic Modern Wardrobes and Armoires

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Reclaimed Wood

White Oak Armoire / Wardrobe with Slatted Doors
Located in Portland, OR
Perfect for use as an armoire, a wardrobe, a bar, or in an entry - anywhere additional storage would be helpful. This piece is exquisitely crafted by hand out of solid white oak. It is completely customizable; both in size and storage configuration. The piece shown is outfitted with shelving and a hang bar on the left, and drawers and shelves on the right. Slatted doors...
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2010s American Minimalist Wardrobes and Armoires

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Oak

Biedermeier Warderobe, Armoire, Walnut, Austria, circa 1835
Located in Greven, DE
19th Century Biedermeier wardrobe Austria Walnut Biedermeier around 1835 Dimensions: H x W x D: 189 x 137 x 62 cm Description: Antique wardrobe or coat cupboard...
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1830s Austrian Biedermeier Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Walnut

1800s French Bleached Oak Armoire
Located in High Point, NC
This French Bleached Oak Armoire from the 1800s is a true masterpiece of craftsmanship and refinement. The doors are adorned with intricately carved ornate details that create a stunning visual impact. The armoire has two sets of doors, each divided by two drawers, which seamlessly blend form and function. The interior showcases a beautiful robin blue color that adds a touch of sophistication. The top doors contain two shelves, and their gracefully curved top enhances their visual appeal. The bottom doors have one shelf for organized storage. The crown molding at the top crowns this armoire with regal charm. The oak wood has been treated delicately through a meticulous bleaching process, which breathes new life into the grain and enhances its natural beauty. Immerse your space in the historical elegance and intricate detailing of this 1800s French Bleached Oak Armoire...
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19th Century French French Provincial Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Wood

Mid Century Teak Wardrobe from White and Newton, 1960s
Located in South Shields, GB
A freestanding three door teak wardrobe from White & Newton- in the Danish modern style Made during the 1960s A freestanding three door teak wardrobe from White and Newton- in the ...
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Mid-20th Century British Mid-Century Modern Wardrobes and Armoires

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Teak

Circa 1880 Chinese Carved Wardrobe Cabinet, Qing Dynasty
Located in Chapel Hill, NC
Circa 1880 Chinese carved wardrobe cabinet, Qing dynasty. Red stain on panelled sides. Extensively carved front. Perhaps for a marriage gift. Note the mythical figures on the roof an...
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Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Wood

Solid Brass Pull Handle Oriental Mood 70 cm
Located in Marrakech, MA
Solid brass pull handle with an oriental touch. Available in different sizes: 30 cm & 70 cm Fixture option available : facade fixing.
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Wardrobes and Armoires

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Brass

Solid Brass Door Handle Oriental Mood Ø 30 cm
Located in Marrakech, MA
Solid brass door handle with an oriental touch. Available in different sizes: Ø 12 cm , Ø 20 cm and Ø 30 cm Fixture option available : facade fixing.
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Wardrobes and Armoires

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Brass

18th Century Walnut Antique Armoire
Located in East Hampton, NY
French Armoire in original condition from the 1700s. It is shy of 9 feet tall. It is roomy enough inside for two shelves and hanging clothing, or for a large TV, or even as a toddlers bed.
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18th Century French Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Walnut

Customizable Storage Cabinet in Lacquered Wood and Tubular Steel Hardware
Located in Berlin, DE
Bespoke wooden storage cabinet manufactured by GMD Berlin. Wood finish in various colors and finishes. Also available in veneered wood. Avail...
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2010s German Modern Wardrobes and Armoires

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Steel

French Bressan Wardrobe / Cabinet, 18th Century, France
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Charming Bresse cabinet from the 18th century. It is made of various fruit woods. It opens in front of two doors whose panels are carved of curves and counter-curves.The overflowing ...
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18th Century French Louis XV Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Wood

19th Century French Oak Armoire
Located in High Point, NC
This provincial oak armoire combines a statuesque design with a subtle natural finish. Built in France in the 1800s, the burled grain of the oak provides elegant organic ornament, wh...
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19th Century French French Provincial Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Oak

Red Lacquer Armoire with Relief Carving & Gilt Motif
Located in Greenwich, CT
Red lacquer armoire with relief carving & gilt motif doors. Bi-fold open doors, inside with three shelves, two of three shelves are removable with...
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19th Century Chinese Qing Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Wood

19th Century Single Door Viennese Biedermeier Cherrywood Wardrobe
Located in Darmstadt, DE
Beautiful wardrobe from the time of the Biedermeier circa 1850. Made of solid cherrywood. The wardrobe was lovingly restored by us. The wardrobe can be dismantled and shipped dismant...
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Mid-19th Century Austrian Biedermeier Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Spruce, Cherry

Wardrobe Sideboard with Drawers in Canaletto Walnut by Accardibuccheri Medulum
Located in Meolo, Venezia
The curved and straight lines, the solids and voids, the austerity and lightness; and, above all, the refined lightness of the arches which follow on from each other at a constant rhythm. The Arcate collection of furniture represents a stated homage to one of the essential architectural elements – the arch in its typical variation of Romanesque constructions, present in various areas of the Veneto region such as some of the smaller islands of the Venetian lagoon – consisting of seven-drawer chests, dressers and bedside tables...
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2010s Italian Wardrobes and Armoires

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Walnut

Antique Walnut French Louis XVI Style Ribbon Carved Armoire
Located in Brea, CA
Armoire 60”w x 25”d x 100”h Inside:53”w x 20”d Rod:74”h from inside bottom Antique French Louis XVI Style Armoire with Ribbon And rose carvings. Double door with mirrors, open a...
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20th Century European Louis XVI Wardrobes and Armoires

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Walnut

Vintage Large Factory Raw Industrial Metal Bank Cabinet with 14 Lockers, 1950s
Located in Warszawa, Mazowieckie
This large and heavy industrial bank cabinet was produced in the 1950s. It is made of metal. It has 14 magnetically closed, capacious and deep compartments, used in the Bank Office formerly. On the sides of the wardrobe...
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1950s Industrial Vintage Wardrobes and Armoires

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Metal

1800s French Wooden Wardrobe
Located in High Point, NC
A wooden cabinet from 1800s France. This hulking wooden cabinet stands at seven feet high, its top molded edge carved into compelling angles and curves, almost like the roof of a got...
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19th Century French French Provincial Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Oak

Custom Armoire Made with 19th Century Painted Boiserie Doors
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
This one of a kind armoire was custom made to showcase the fabulous pair of 19th century painted boiserie panels that now serve as the doors. Boiserie panels rose in popularity during the 18th century as a way to emulate the grandeur of the French nobility, but they also served many practical purposes like heat insulation and noise control. A marvelous, dawn- hued scene overlooking a vast countryside depicts a variety of avian species in the foreground. Antiqued brass hardware...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Other Wardrobes and Armoires

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Metal, Brass

16th Century Portuguese Wooden Cabinet
Located in High Point, NC
Handsome and dignified, this antique Provincial cabinet combines understated simplicity with a beautiful auburn finish. Made in Portugal in the 16th century, paneled doors unlock wit...
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16th Century Portuguese Country Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Wood

Early 19th Century French Wooden Cabinet
Located in High Point, NC
A bleached oak cabinet from early 19th century France. This cabinet’s sumptuously decorated paneled doors open to reveal four large storage shelves...
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Early 19th Century French French Provincial Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Oak

Original Vintage Large Industrial Oak Wood File Cabinet with Multiple Drawers
Located in Warszawa, Mazowieckie
This large, industrial catalog cabinet with multiple flat drawers was made during the 1930s and comes from Artist's Atelie. It is made of high-qual...
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1930s European Industrial Vintage Wardrobes and Armoires

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Brass

English Oak Wood Clothing Cabinet
Located in Chicago, IL
This sturdy chest was made from quarter-sawn oak in the mid-19th century. The inside of the piece features a shelf for storage and more can be added for a modest cost. Wear consisten...
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Mid-19th Century English Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Oak

1820s Belgian Bleached Oak Armoire
Located in High Point, NC
This bleached oak armoire was produced in Belgium, circa 1820. A sturdy case sports three shelves standing on solid bracket feet and cornice base,...
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19th Century Belgian French Provincial Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Oak

Waring & Gillows George Walton Style of, Arts & Crafts Wardrobe & Dressing Table
Located in London, GB
Waring and Gillows. In the style of George Walton. A rare Glasgow style Arts & Crafts oak wardrobe with a matching dressing table combined with a well balanced use of chequered inla...
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Early 1900s English Arts and Crafts Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Oak

Rare Moses Michelangelo Guggenheim & Pauly Cie Et Venice Antique Carved Armoire
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very rare one of a kind Pauly CIE Et stamped hand carved walnut armoire made by the genius that was Moses Michelangelo Guggenheim 1837-1910 Where to begin, this cabinet is stamped to the rear “Fabrique De Meubles Pauly & Cie Venise. Pauly & Cie” who were a world famous glass foundry and later equally famous furniture manufacturer. Their grotto furniture has an immense following across the world. This piece was most likely retailed through them as it was made by Moses Michelangelo Guggenheim who is a fellow venetian There is one other known example of his works which is very similar, it is currently retailing for no less than £900,000 however it is accompanied by a few other pieces from a drawing room suite. The suite came from Palazzo Papadopoli, a Renaissance palace on the Grand Canal in Venice built for the Coccini family by Giovanni de Grigi around 1560. I will include some further history below on both Pauly CIE ET and Moses Michelangelo Guggenheium On to the armoire, it is clearly the most ornate tour de force of carving you will ever see, I’m thankful it has managed to survive so long without being broken up by salvagers looking to reclaim the sculptures. You can see in the carving elements of Pauly’s inspiration in the form of shells. You also have Putti’s riding dolphins and so on. We have fully treated it as there were various signs of old worm, it’s then been cleaned waxed and polished. One of the hidden hinges has been replaced, otherwise it is in near perfect condition for the age. The insides houses three wood shelves Dimensions Height 255.5cm top to bottom, without the removable top carving 211cm Width 170cm arm to arm of the chaps on the outside, 172cm at the top, 166cm at the bottom Depth 63cm top, 55cm middle, 59cm bottom Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point Moses Michelangelo Guggenheim Leading expert of decorative arts in late 19th century Venice, Michelangelo Guggenheim (1831-1910) also was one of the greatest antiquarians and a modern furniture producer in the “City of Water”. His collections stored in the Balbi Palace on the Grand Canal were an outstanding sight, that art amateurs would recommend. At the age of 20, he founds a "Stabilimento d’arti decorative e industriali" which purpose is the industrial creation of objects bearing an artistic force. The furniture that made him worldwide famous re-imagines ancient styles, freeing their aesthetic powers to serve modern imagination. Often in walnut, his pieces of furniture sent to World Fairs impress people by the finesse of their sculptures. A prized designer as well, he reorganizes princely interiors in the same spirit. His most famous work is the Palazzo Papadopoli's design about 1874, where he unfolds the vocabulary of several periods. He conceives there a richly furnished Neo-Renaissance Cabinet that relived the Italian golden age. For the exceptional result he is awarded the Gold Medal of merit for science and arts by Ludwig II of Bavaria. Pauly & Cie Venise Since its foundation (1866), Pauly & C. has stood for elegance, creativity and Venetian luxury. The ancient Roman technique known as “murrine”, which today is the symbol of Murano glass, was reproduced for the first time in its workshops and was presented to the world at the Universal Exhibition in Paris in 1878. In 150 years of business Pauly & C. has produced unique works for royal palaces, public buildings, private villas and has served an international client base that includes some of the most prominent names from the world of culture and art, figures from the world of industry and finance, politicians and nobility. Pauly & C. - C.V.M. (compagnia Venezia Murano) works are currently held in many private collections and exhibited in some of the most prestigious museums in the world. In the last years of activity, Pauly has been active with three distinct brands: • Pauly & C. CVM, the time-honoured company that produces classic objects, recreating old designs and collections and offering modern reinterpretations of them. • Pauly Glass Factory, which continues its association with artists and designers to produce artistic works with modern lines. • MVM Interior operates throughout the world with architects, interior designers and design studios for the creation of prestigious personalized projects History Compagnia di Venezia e Murano C.V.M. began as Salviati &C. in London in 1866 under the direction of Vicenza attorney Antonio Salviati and with the backing of two British men: archaeologist Austen Henry Layard and antiquarian Sir William Drake. The company was dedicated to using ancient techniques and utilized master glassblowers in its efforts to do so. It called in specialists from other fields like goldsmithing and engraving to ensure authenticity and employed artist Giuseppe Devers to teach the techniques of enamelling and heat-applied glass gilding to company artisans. Archaeologist Layard was particularly interested in the mosaic glass techniques of Roman and pre-Roman artists, and he spent years personally overseeing the work of the company's technicians and glassblowers in attempting to revive those techniques. In 1872, the company was successful, managing to replicate the type of glass commonly known as "murrina". The company was renamed Venice and Murano Glass and Mosaic Company Limited in 1872, and, in 1877, Layard purchased Salviati's interest so that Salviati could pursue other interests. The company quickly earned a reputation for quality original glass art and reproductions as well as its many mural mosaics in Great Britain and elsewhere in Europe. In 1878, the murrine produced by Compagnia di Venezia e Murano was included in its exhibit at the International Exhibition in Paris, which was the chief attraction in Italian glass. In its observations of the display, the United States Commission to the Paris exposition commented not only on "Roman murrine glass", but also particularly on the mural glass mosaics, the "perfection of which" had "engaged the earnest attention of the company." Mosaics produced by the company during the time period are still in existence in diverse areas such as Gonville and Caius...
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19th Century Italian Victorian Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Walnut

Wylie & Lochhead Arts & Crafts Oak Three-Piece Bedroom Suite with Pewter Inlays
Located in London, GB
Wylie and Lochhead of Glasgow. An Arts & Crafts Glasgow School oak three-piece bedroom suite with stylised floral inlays of pewter and mother of pearl with silver plated handles thro...
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Early 1900s Scottish Arts and Crafts Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Pewter

Ogdens of Manchester, Dr C Dresser Style of, an Aesthetic Movement Bedroom Suite
Located in London, GB
Ogdens of Manchester, in style of Dr C Dresser, An Aesthetic Movement three-piece bedroom suite made from Ash with intricate stylized fruitwood ...
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1870s English Aesthetic Movement Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Ash, Fruitwood

MH Ballie Scott Style, Shapland and Petter Arts & Crafts Inlaid Wardrobe
Located in London, GB
M H Ballie Scott style, Shapland & Petter. An Arts & Crafts oak wardrobe with domed top and conforming dome top door with full length bevelled mirror and...
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Early 1900s English Arts and Crafts Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Ebony, Oak

Shapland & Petter attr, An Arts & Crafts Oak Wardrobe with Daffodil Inlays.
Located in London, GB
Shapland and Petter, in the style of Baillie Scott, attributed. An Arts & Crafts oak armoire wardrobe, with a moulded flaring cornice and daffod...
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Early 1900s English Arts and Crafts Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Fruitwood, Oak

Morris & Co Attr. An Arts & Crafts Oak Treble Linen Press, Metalwork by Rathbone
Located in London, GB
Morris and Co. Attributed. A fine quality Arts & Crafts oak treble linen press with cross banded inlays with extended squares to the corners, the upper section with three doors openi...
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1890s English Arts and Crafts Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Brass

Liberty & Co. Attr Arts & Crafts Oak Double Wardrobe with Stylized Cut-Outs
Located in London, GB
Liberty & Co. attributed. An Arts & Crafts oak double wardrobe with stylized cut-outs to the shaped top and an unusual open display area above, retaining the original beveled mirror ...
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Early 1900s English Arts and Crafts Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Mirror, Oak

Bruce Talbert for Gillow. A Walnut, Amboyna, Ebonized and Gilt Bedroom Suite.
Located in London, GB
Bruce Talbert (1838-1881) for Gillow and co., a rare and important walnut, amboyna, ebonized, and gilt bedroom suite, each with differing carved rosettes, comprising: a triple mirror door wardrobe, 208cm high, 208cm wide, 58cm deep; a pair of bedside lockers, 85cm high, 38cm wide; and a pair of single bedsteads, 124cm wide Provenance: The famous Argentinian writer and suffragette Victoria Ocampo (1890-1979), bought from her estate and shipped back from Argentina. Bruce James Talbert originally trained as a carver and then an architect, and he became an influential and very successful furniture designer. He served an apprenticeship in Dundee and had his own carving business for two years where he learned the skills to apply carved details to furniture and then joined the architectural offices of Charles Edward. In 1856 he moved to Glasgow and worked for the architects W. N. Tait and Campbell Douglas. He moved to Manchester in the early 1860s, where he gained employment with the cabinetmakers Doveston, Bird, and Hull, which was short-lived, then moved to Coventry gaining work with Skidmore's Art Manufactures. In 1863 he won the competition to design the masthead for 'The Building News and in the mid-1860s moved to London, where he started designing furniture for Holland and Sons. His 'Pericles' Gothic sideboard was displayed on their stand at the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1867 where it was the Grand Prix winner. It was at this point that his most prolific period began and also when he started designing furniture for Gillows of Lancaster in 1868. in the same year, he published his very influential first book 'Gothic Forms Applied to Furniture, Metal Work and Decoration for Domestic Purposes', which he dedicated to George Edmund Street. This was followed in 1876 by 'Examples of Ancient and Modern Furniture, Metalwork, Tapestries and Modern Furniture' and in 1881 by 'Fashionable Furniture. Other companies he designed for were Marsh, Jones and Cribb, Jackson and Graham, and for a short time, was a partner with Daniel Cottier. He designed textiles for Templeton's, Warner's, Cowlishaw, and Barbour and Miller; carpet designs for Templeton's and Brinton and Co.; and his wallpaper designs were printed by Jeffrey and Co. He also designed church metalwork and furniture for Cox and Sons...
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1880s English Aesthetic Movement Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Walnut

French Early 17th Century Louis XIII Wardrobe
Located in Meulebeke, BE
A French early 17th century large scale period Louis XIII oak wardrobe with two doors over one drawer, geometric décor and original hardware. With this piece, we are in the middle o...
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Early 17th Century French Rustic Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Oak

18th Century French Provincial Oak Armoire
Located in High Point, NC
Magnificent cabinetry and statuesque proportions give this antique oak armoire a captivating presence. When it was built in 18th Century France, fu...
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18th Century French French Provincial Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Oak

19th Century Chinese Tapered Cabinet
Located in New York, NY
19th century painted tapered Chinese cabinet. Having elaborate panels with gilt painting and raised moldings. Warm red lacquer adorned with black lacquer and gilt painting. Framing the panels recessed into the molding are remnants of crushed seashell used...
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1880s Chinese Qing Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Cypress, Fir

1800s French Bleached Oak Armoire
Located in High Point, NC
An antique bleached oak cabinet from France, produced circa 1800. A grand wardrobe standing well over seven feet tall, featuring locking d...
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19th Century French French Provincial Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Brass

French Large Louis XV Period Wardrobe Provencal Richly Carved 18th - France
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Rare Provencal cabinet from the Louis XV period, richly carved with foliage and plant motifs: bouquets, bunches of grapes, ears of wheat... The legs are curved and finished with a sc...
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18th Century French Louis XV Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Wood

19th Century British Cabinet with Original Patina
Located in High Point, NC
A 19th century wooden cabinet produced in the United Kingdom, flaunting an opulent auburn finish and a luscious natural patina. The lower case is fitted with four elegant and practic...
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19th Century British Victorian Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Oak

French Provincial Armoire with Arched Top, circa 1750
Located in Chicago, IL
This elegant French armoire dates to the mid- to late-18th century and is a timeless example of French Provincial and Louis XV styles. The large wardrobe has a Classic form, with sho...
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Mid-18th Century French French Provincial Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Fruitwood

19th Century Louis XIV Style Walnut French Armoire, circa 1820
Located in Cagliari, IT
Louis XIV style French walnut wardrobe. Beautiful carvings with shell pattern. Interior arrangement with two drawers and four adjustable shelves...
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1820s French Louis XIV Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Walnut

Arts & Crafts Oak Treble Wardrobe with Five Drawers by Liberty & Co.
By Liberty & Co., Leonard F. Wyburd
Located in London, GB
Liberty and Co. attributed to Leonard F Wyburd,. A rare Arts and Crafts oak wardrobe with carved stylized floral details and hand wrought...
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20th Century English Arts and Crafts Wardrobes and Armoires

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Wrought Iron

18th Century Danish Baroque Two-Door Cabinet
Located in Pasadena, CA
A unique hand painted cupboard from 18th century Denmark. Two door cabinet has baroque details of a faux green varigated marble overall. The legs and back are newer due to its being ...
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18th Century Danish Baroque Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Paint, Pine

19th Century French Bleached Oak Armoire
Located in High Point, NC
This French oak armoire, made circa 1860, imparts the distinguished air of classical antiquity. The cabinet adopts an upright shape accentuated by the mitered corners of the molded c...
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19th Century French French Provincial Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Brass

19th Century Dutch Wilhelm II Oak Armoire/Vitrine or Bookcase/Linen Cabinet
Located in Miami, FL
A tall and imposing Wilhelm II Vitrine for displaying books, China and/or collectibles in a warm amber-toned oak, with two glass-paneled doors and a carved ...
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1840s Dutch Rococo Revival Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Oak

Grand Renaissance Revival Armoire with Wire Screens, circa 1800
Located in Chicago, IL
This grand antique cabinet is a 19th century French armoire crafted in the style of Renaissance Revival furniture. The large wardrobe has a clean-lined rectangular form surmounted by a molded and dentil cornice and raised upon short, straight legs. The cabinet is simply decorated with paneled sides and two front doors inset with decorative carvings and mesh screens. Each of the lower panels is beautifully carved in low relief with an ornate oil lamp emitting tendrils of smoke atop a spray of hanging grapes, fruiting branches, and other foliate scrollwork. Vertical fluting adds intrigue to the cabinet front and recalls the carved columns of Roman and Greek architecture. The interior is fitted with four shelves and lined with a neutral printed...
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Early 19th Century French Renaissance Revival Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Fabric, Wood

1780s Dutch Bleached Oak Dresser
Located in High Point, NC
This bleached oak armoire was made in the Netherlands, circa 1780. It features an ornamented crest, popular in eighteenth and nineteenth-century Dutch furniture, with a scallop shell...
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18th Century Dutch Dutch Colonial Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Oak

Modernist Built-in Wardrobe in Handcrafted, Glossy Lacquered Wood, Germany, 2018
Located in Berlin, DE
Customized four-door built-in wardrobe, manufactured by GMD Berlin, exclusively presented in our Rudolf Vichr Collection. These high-quality, handmade furniture in a classic modern ...
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2010s German Modern Wardrobes and Armoires

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Metal

1780s French Provincial Armoire
Located in High Point, NC
Elegant lines and a wealth of charming details gives this antique cabinet a perennial freshness. Made in France in the 1780s, the wood has retained its original finish — a rich aubur...
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Late 18th Century French French Provincial Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Hardwood

Louis XIV Parisian Wardrobe in Walnut - end of the 17th early 18th - France
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Very nice Parisian wardrobe called "lingère". Beautiful Louis XIV style walnut cabinet of the late 17th or early 18th century. This very beautiful wa...
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Early 1700s French Baroque Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Iron

Bernhard Pederson and Son Tambour Front Rosewood Gentlemans Chest
Located in Ferndale, MI
Large impressive tambour front gentlemen chest. Nicely grained Rosewood panels on all four sides. Interior is fitted with dovetailed drawers and shelves. Tambour door is fitted so ...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Wardrobes and Armoires

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Rosewood

Louis XIII French Cabinet 17th Century
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Small French buffet with two bodies from the 17th century. This old cabinet in carved walnut wood from the Louis XIII period has four doors, four d...
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17th Century French Louis XIII Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Wood, Walnut

Tall Chinese Square Corner Cabinet, c. 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
Unusual riveted hinge plates and a full-moon sliding door latch made of solid brass lend texture and metallic contrast to this simply styled, tall elm cab...
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Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Brass

18th Century French Louis XIII Walnut Two-Door Armoire from the Loire Valley
Located in Dallas, TX
This grand, monumental armoire is derived from the chateaux region of the Loire Valley of France. The region includes notable palaces including Cham...
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Mid-18th Century French Louis XIII Antique Wardrobes and Armoires

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Walnut

Antique and Vintage Wardrobes and Armoires for Sale on 1stDibs

When shopping for antique and vintage wardrobes and armoires for your home, there are several things to keep in mind, not least of which is question number 1:

What is the difference between an armoire and a wardrobe?

The difference between an armoire and a wardrobe is actually simple: An armoire is merely an ornate wardrobe. A wardrobe is a tall, streamlined storage cabinet that usually has some combination of drawers, shelves and hanging rods.

Antique and vintage armoires, on the other hand, are freestanding, heavy wooden structures that typically feature decorative metal hinges and pictorial carvings. Armoires are large cabinets that aren’t outfitted with the varied storage features that wardrobes now commonly have. Armoires often have one or two doors and a hanging bar and allow for quick access. Whether a minimalist mid-century modern wardrobe or grandiose Victorian-era armoire is the right fit for you, both are highly functional furnishings and can be a smart storage solution.

Armoires have been around since medieval times, and initially they may have housed weapons and armor. In their early days, armoires were often adorned with elaborate carvings and lavish paintings, particularly in Renaissance-era France. During the 18th century and later, armoires were widely known as “presses” for hanging clothes, and they were so large that they swallowed up the room where they stood.

In today’s modern homes, an antique armoire can be a striking, architectural work of art amid comparably unadorned furnishings. Whether you’re using your piece in the kitchen for cookware or as a food pantry, in the bedroom for clothes or in the living room as a media console, it will likely become a lovable focal point.

The evolution of the armoire can be seen in today’s corner wardrobes, which may rest on an asymmetrical base to account for corner placement, and even mirrored wardrobes, which feature a mirror affixed to the inside panel of one of the doors for convenience. Contemporary wardrobes commonly feature additional sliding trays and drawers and hanging space for clothing or linens, and the cabinet doors make them ideal for concealing televisions and computer monitors when such devices aren’t in use.

When choosing the right wardrobe or vintage armoire for your home, it’s good to have the following in mind: What are you planning to store in it? How much of what you’re storing will need to be housed in it? It should be big enough to accommodate your needs. What is the size of the room where your wardrobe or armoire will live? A large new piece of furniture in a modest space can easily become a hindrance if you have to navigate your way around it during your daily routine, so be mindful of the area you'll need in order to move freely.

Whether you are looking for an antique walnut armoire or a simple contemporary wardrobe, find the right piece for your home today on 1stDibs.

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