• Antique Large Cabinet 88" Armoire

    Very Good Condition! Makes a great wardrobe or entertainment center!
    $500.00
    $25.35 shipping
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  • CHIFFEROBE NO SHIPPING PICKUP ONLY MONROE NC

    Old chifferobein GB old condition but needs a little work. See pictures
    $150.00
    0 bidsEnding Jul 1 at 6:46AM PDT5d 21hLocal Pickup
  • rolex rosewood  clock table

    Rosewood Rolex table 
    $1,000.00
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  • c1960 by LANE Mid Century Modern Brutalist Cubism Altavista Wardrobe Dresser MCM

    c1960 by LANE Mid Century Modern Brutalist Cubism Altavista Wardrobe Dresser MC 5 drawers Excellent condition with chip on lower left side see photo Local pick up Please email me zip code for shipping quote Shipping will be billed after auction ends Or you can arrange shipping through Uship
    $899.99
    0 bidsEnding Jul 1 at 7:58AM PDT5d 22hLocal Pickup
  • vintage armoire wardrobe

    Hardwood armoire with mirrored doors.  Nice scrollwork detail.  The main cabinet is in very good condition.  The mirrors are in very good condition.  The doors need some repair as shown in the photos and will need new hinges and on one door wood is split and a piece is missing.
    $45.00
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    Ending Tuesday at 3:49PM PDT1d 6hLocal Pickup
  • Antique Early American Oak Armoire beveled mirror door wardrobe closet, Inlay

    Offering an early 19th century wardrobe Armoire. It has an inlaid top/balance when intricate inlay surrounding the mirror on the door as well as in the front. 83" High...32" Wide..14.5" Deep with 12 hooks on the interior for hanging clothes. The piece is in structurally good condition with some imperfections. It is missing the drawer and has a crack near the top on the side. Feel free to ask if you have any questions. I am located around 2 hours from NYC and about an hour and a half from Boston. I am moving and thinning out my antiques.
    $169.99
    $7.70 shipping
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  • Antique Victorian Oak Armoire Wardrobe late 1880's Original Finish

    Nice Dark Oak Finish. Clean inside and out. Top Shelf removable and adjustable to other heights. The Top Crown with the blanket Roll is removable if needed to be a shorter height.
    $650.00
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  • Fabulous presidential Louis XV Large marquetry Desk

    A person should be available to help unload upon reception of your item. 99 % of them are already in the US except for 1 % that are already on their way to the US.Therefore it will usually take 1 to 3 weeks to arrive.
    $999.00
    0 bidsEnding Thursday at 9:14AM PDT2d 23h
  • Antique Victorian 1860-1870, Armoire, Wardrobe or Closet

    Antique armoire bought at housing auction. Solid wood, brass handles, skeleton keys included. Good shape for age. Pick up only. Trying to sell ASAP. Open to offers. Victorian 1870-1880
    $350.00
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  • Louis XV French style side table stand marble top.

    It has one small drawer in the front. I do not know the age of this item but I would guess it is made after 1960.
    $325.00
    0 bidsEnding Today at 4:41PM PDT7h 23mLocal Pickup
  • Antique Oak French Armoire, cc 1920

    This beautiful piece of furniture is in good condition, showing normal signs of wear. 85" x 41"x 24". There are several shelves in the cabinet and a large drawer under the cabinet.
    $100.00
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  • ~EARLY~ NICE LARGE WALNUT CARVED 2-DOOR KNOCK DOWN WARDROBE ON WHEELS

    This item is in good condition for its age as seen in pictures above. Made out of Walnut and has 2 large doors on the front that open and 2 drawers at the bottom that open with no problems. Has original finish and nice craving & designs to the cabinet.
    $395.00
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  • LUXURY AT IT ITS BEST VERY HEAVY CARVED AND PAINTED LOUIS XV STYLE CENTER TABLE

    LUXURIOUS FULL BRASS LOUIS XV STYLE CENTRE TABLE. THIS UNBELIEVABLE LUXURIOUS TABLE WILL BE IN THE US IN 12WEEKS. 99 % of them are already in the US except for 1 % that are already on their way to the US.Therefore it will usually take 16 WEEKS to arrive.
    $5,225.00
    or Best Offer
  • Side Cocktail tables

    One of a kind real wood quality pieces. Wonderful charming side tables will add class to any decor. Perfect for holding your wine or martini glass with room for cheese and olive plate! Both are hand painted and in great shape.
    $50.00
    0 bidsEnding Today at 9:44AM PDT25m 34sLocal Pickup
  • Superb Louis XV style Display CABINET VITRINE

    Superb cabinet. Height: 70Width: 28Depth: 18. 99 % of them are already in the US except for 1 % that are already on their way to the US.Therefore it will usually take 2 to 4 weeks to arrive.
    $399.00
    0 bidsEnding Thursday at 9:14AM PDT2d 23h
  • Antique German Armoire Circa 1820

    This piece is dated 1820 and is in excellent condition for it's age.
    $10,000.00
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  • Fine Mouchette Mahogany English Victorian Era William IV Linen Press Armoire

    A sensationally stunning early 19th century English Victorian era William IV linen press. A truly exemplary piece that is both at the height of quality and can practically serve many functions, ranging from what it was intended to do to making an excellent bar cabinet or TV cabinet.
    $4,785.00
    or Best Offer
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  • Antique Hand Painted French Provincial Knockdown Double Bombe Armoire Wardrobe

    Ca 1920s, French or Venetian origin. Hand painted in white tones with Pink Roses, Gold Trim and brass hardware. The middle panel is mirrored with a painted cherub scene. Features 3 lower drawers that are locking, and several keys.
    $7,650.00
    Was: Previous Price$8,500.00
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  • Armoire Vintage Antique mahogany wardrobe Art Deco 1930's upright furniture

    Solid wood construction. Supplied by Long's Furniture LTD. Very stable.
    $625.00
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  • Murphy Bed

    This murphy bed is made from alder and birch finished in antique style. There are two side cabinets with shelving and four file cabinet drawers.
    $12,500.00
    $1,500.00 shipping
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  • Fabulous 19th Century French Armoire 2 door oak & tiger wood beautifully carved

    Oak and tiger oak, arched cornice with spectacularly carved leaf. and floral bouquet featuring pair carved doves, leaf carvings all. Serving the antique connoisseur and community for over 20 years;.
    $6,900.00
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  • *Early 1800's French Antique Normandy Wedding Armoire/Wardrobe in Solid Oak

    This is a lovely piece with a beautiful original finish and extensive, detailed hand carved decoration. It is made from solid oak and finished to a warm natural oak color. It was originally set up for shelves and has since been converted with a brass rod to hang clothes.
    $4,595.00
    $675.00 shipping
    or Best Offer
  • Louis Vuitton Wardrobe Trunk Antique Steamer Hanging Art Deco Original Monogram

    For a giant total of 26 Louis Vuitton h angers. It is antique, and all the imperfections that have occurred only add to its charm and uniqueness. If you are expecting it to be new in the box, never touched by life or human hands, it is not for you.
    $32,000.00
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  • Magnificent luxurious Louis XIV Style Boulle Commode

    Offered here is a handsome Louis XIV style 19th century bombe parquetry kingwood two-drawer commode.  The double bevel marble top above a conforming bombe chest inlaid with parquetry kingwood designs and mounted with exquisitely chased ormolu bronze hardware.  All on French cabriole legs with bronze mounts.
    $3,999.99
    $285.00 shipping
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  • Antique Swiss Black Forest Wood Hunt Carved Inlay Table Chairs Brienz c1880 Stag

    These are carved from walnut wood in Brienz, Switzerland, dating to circa 1880. The pieces show French polish. Diana grew up in Heidelberg, Germany and from a young age developed an appreciation for beautiful objects having grown up studying them.
    $6,000.00
    Was: Previous Price$7,500.00
    $625.00 shipping
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  • South American Carved Antique Armoire Beautiful 3 section wardrober

    One of a kind! Very solid and all original. There is a hanging section on either side. The 2 doors have original beveled mirrors. The middle section contains 4 drawers on bottom, an open area on top of drawers and a detailed 2-door hutch on top.
    $11,500.00
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  • Antique Late 18th Century Swedish Armoire with Original Blue Paint

    Take note of the hand hewn case and door panels, where in the highlighted area of the mitered corner the vertical marks from the carpenter's plane are visible. The large interior is open, however shelves and or a hanging rod can easily be installed for a fee if requested.
    $6,250.00
    $736.46 shipping
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  • Antique Louis Philippe Mirrored Armoire/Wardrobe | 19th century

    Antiques & Provenance. The provenance and exact age of antiques are, by their very nature, difficult to pinpoint. Local Pickup. We are happy to help load. No Warranty. The Plains is located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful and historic Hunt Country (think: horses).
    $5,200.00
    or Best Offer
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  • biedermeier chest of drawers

    Unsure of age.
    $3,000.00
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  • Early and Rare Armoire by Vladimir Kagan

    The simple form was punctuated by the use of a pair of oversized pulls with carved scroll design. vladamir kagan. mid-century modern.
    $15,000.00
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  • 1700s-1800s Italian Bookmatched Walnut Burled, Antique Armoire Cabinet 7' RARE!

    Buy it now and don't let this very rare item get away!
    $7,975.00
    $1,675.00 shipping
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  • 19th c Flamed Mahogany Empire Victorian Triple Armoire Wardrobe Linen Press

    This is a remarkable piece featuring storage drawers with early hand-cut dovetailing at the center portion and pull out shelving at each side portion. The finish appears to be original and there is a key that works the door on the right but the other locks appear stuck.
    $2,800.00
  • ANTIQUE WALNUT FRENCH COUNTRY ARMOIRE LOUIS XV 8' H X 5.5' W

    AS IS, SOME DAMAGE SEE PICTURES
    $12,000.00
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  • *Early 1800's French Antique Armoire/Wardrobe in Solid Oak Highly Carved

    This armoire is from France and dates to 1801. This is a lovely piece with a beautiful original finish and extensive, detailed hand carved decoration. It is made from solid oak and finished to a reddish oak color. It was originally set up for shelves and has sense been converted with a brass rod to hang cloths. There is a key and the lock works as it should. This armoire is in very good antique condition: very sturdy and solid with minor imperfections consistent with its age. Note that some time in the last 50 years the back legs have been professionally repaired (see photos). Dimensions: 89.5" high, 62" wide and 28" deep (width and depth at the top). It is 54" wide and 24" deep at the body.
    $4,935.00
    $675.00 shipping
    or Best Offer
  • Antique 1880s French Louis XV Armoire Solid Oak Wood Original Finish Excellent

    There is decorative molding perched atop of the doors with organic shaped line carvings in the paneled doors. The sides of the cabinet have rectangular paneling in different sizes accentuated by their double beveled edges.
    $5,271.00
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  • in 10 weeks Presidential Art Deco Style DESK in Bookmatched Makassar Ebony

    In 8 weeks Art Deco Style DESK Brazilian Rosewood. 99 % of them are already in the US except for 1 % that are already on their way to the US.Therefore it will usually take 10-12 weeks to arrive.
    $3,277.50
    or Best Offer
  • Carved Antique German Pine Armoire

    This piece was hand crafted circa 1800 in Germany, and features beveled front corners with two arched hand carved doors with a sweeping bold crown molding. A satin wax finish enhances the knotty pine and carved details.
    $3,850.00
    $585.00 shipping
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  • in 3 weeks Boulle Cabinet Credenza Louis XVI Style

    Boulle credenza. The credenza is ebonised and is beautifully decorated with fabulous. This is stunning Louis XVI style. negro marquina marble top, a central door, which opens to reveal useful storage space, and glazed bow doors on either side, ideal to display your collectables.
    $3,077.50
    or Best Offer
  • Kindel Winterthur Mahogany French Louis XV Style Armoire Linen Press

    CONDITION REPORT : Louis XV style, clean original finish.
    $5,520.75
    Brand: Kindel
    Was: Previous Price$6,495.00
    or Best Offer
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  • New ListingWalnut Renaissance Two Door Mirrored Wardrobe Armiore

    Made of solid walnut it is very sturdy. Angled front corners feature burl walnut and fancy top corner carvings. Burling can also be found over the arched mirrors and on the drawer fronts. >Maas Transport.
    $2,600.00
  • 19th Century Faux Bamboo and Pine Victorian Wardrobe Armoire

    Three drawers can be found at the bottom. Faux Bamboo trim over pine gives this piece a commanding presence. Solid and heavy it is in excellent condition, having normal expected ware for its age. Disassembles for easier moving.
    $3,600.00
  • American Victorian Walnut Armoire Wardrobe

    This is a great Victorian walnut Wardrobe with a single door over a full length bottom drawer. The fancy carved crest with the two turned finials and the burl panels. This large wardrobe 52″ Width, 107″ Height and 20″ Depth.
    $6,500.00
    $1,250.00 shipping
    or Best Offer
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  • Art Deco Closet-Gorgeous & Book-matched Glowing Walnut

    Beautiful book-matched German Walnut. Great character and a stunning piece. The lock with its original key needs adjusting. Interior is all shelves. A stunning piece that glows.
    $3,500.00
    or Best Offer
  • Jacobean Oak Carved Bench w/ Winged Griffins c.1840 Inv.# 3196B

    (For that reason, we ask that you call and confirm the availability of an item before buying online. 4) If it is feasible, you can certainly pick up your item in person. If this is your choice, bring the necessary blankets, ties, etc and we will assist you in loading.
    $2,995.00
    or Best Offer
  • C. 1900 Antique Edwardian Carved Inlaid Mahogany Armoire Wardrobe French Style

    Age: Circa 1900. The back to the interior middle section is missing, as well as the lock to one of the doors. The shelves are not original, as can be seen, and are a later addition. Normal signs of use should be expected which can include nicks, dings, light rubs, or slight variations in color of wood or fabrics.
    $4,495.50
    Was: Previous Price$4,995.00
    or Best Offer
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Antique Armoires & Wardrobes

Back in the day, houses did not have closets. What clothes people had were kept in wardrobes or armoires when they weren’t kept in chests. Wardrobes and armoires could be simple, with plain wood planks for a box and a door or two, or jaw-droppingly ornate both inside and out, with drawers, shelves, and other storage places for each bedroom.

What style of armoire or wardrobe is available?

This type of furniture may be all about storage, but style matters as well, especially if you're trying to match the bedroom decor. Styles of armoires and wardrobes are:

  • Art Deco: A more modern form that came into fashion around World War I. These armoires often have chevrons and other geometric motifs as decorations.
  • Louis XV: This style is notable for its S-shapes and curves. Wood was often lacquered and painted.
  • French country: This is a simplified version of the styles named after the French kings. It rarely has such add-ons as veneers or marquetry, though door panels can have attractive carvings.
  • Victorian: This type of furniture tends to be heavy, ornate, and made of dark woods.
  • Biedermeier: This German style sees armoires and wardrobes full of carvings, arches, columns, plumes, wreaths, and other ornamentation. There may be shelves on the inside, and the piece may have a decorative finish.
  • Chippendale: This type of furniture is known for its ball and claw or bracket feet, beautiful hardware and broken pediments.
  • Modern: In modern furniture, form often follows function. These armories have clean lines, simple pulls and peg feet. Many have three doors, and they may be white or brown in color.
  • Renaissance: European countries had their own version of Renaissance furniture, but it is usually massive and heavily carved, with architectural details. There's plenty of storage room, including space for hanging apparel.
What are the wardrobes and armoires made from?

Woods include:

  • Walnut: In some pieces, the walnut has beautiful burls, which comes from a wart-like growth in the root of the tree.
  • Cedar: Cedar is a fragrant softwood with a fine grain.
  • Pine: There are several types of pine, but yellow pine is often used for furniture.
  • Oak: Wardrobes can be made of several species of oak.
  • Tiger wood: This is golden brown to grayish brown wood with black stripes that recall the pelt of a tiger. It is also called African walnut.
  • Mahogany: This wood is prized for its lovely grain and reddish color.
  • Cherry: This light to dark reddish wood can resemble mahogany.
  • Teak: This is a tough but beautiful wood. It is a tobacco brown color with pleasing black streaks.
  • Satinwood This is a beautiful golden wood with a satiny luster. It’s often used as veneer in works by Chippendale.
What are some outstanding features of these armoires and wardrobes?

Some interesting features include mirrored doors, hand-carved elements, and bronze or gilded mountings. These included bronze foliage, wreaths, and guilloches. A guilloche is a geometric band or border pattern with overlapping circles. You may find a piece with a beautiful finish or one that comes equipped for hanging clothes. Armoires and wardrobes can be adorned with marquetry, which are designs made of contrasting woods or other materials such as horn, tortoiseshell, or mother of pearl. Others have beautifully painted exteriors, like white. In more provincial pieces, the paint maybe antiqued. Some examples have windows in the doors which may have embedded grills. There may be curtains behind the windows to conceal the contents of the armoire. This is largely found in French provincial armoires. Besides broken scroll pediments, armoires and wardrobes might have round pediments, swan neck pediments, or American bonnet top pediments.

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