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Title   Antique provincial armoire two door wardrobe in heavy dense Nordic pine with two lower drawers

Description

Antique Scandinavian provincial Empire armoire with gorgeous golden spruce colour. This two door wardrobe in heavy dense Nordic pine with two lower drawers.

 

The solid sturdy panel door armoire with traditional pegged construction in the neoclassical manner.

The two doors open to reveal a spaceous clean interior with hanging rod and lift out shelf.

Two lower molded front drawers with dovetail joints give further storage opportunities.

 

Turned pine handles are an elegant way to open the doors and drawers.

 

An elegant neoclassic design that will suit most interiors.

Overall Dimensions:

Height: 187cm

Width 123cm

Depth 59cm

   

Northern Europe circa 1850

 

Interior dimensions:

height 155 cm

Width 110 cm

Depth 48 cm

  
Price AUD $ 1795

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Title   Antique provincial Empire armoire two door original painted wardrobe faux rosewood finish 1825

Description

Antique provincial Empire armoire with gorgeous original painted finish. This two door wardrobe with original hand painted faux rosewood finish and exquisite linework circa 1825

Gorgeous grained hand painted faux brazilian rosewood crackle finish painted over solid pine cabinet.

 

The panel armoire with traditional pegged construction original finish with exquisite detail to ornate linework in imitation of satinwood inlay in the neoclassical manner.

The two doors open to reveal a spaceous clean interior with oak hanging rod and original hanging robe pegs above.

A false bottom with lift up lid for more valuable hidden item storage.

 

Lion head ring pull handles are an elegant way to open the doors.

 

An elegant neoclassic design that will suit most interiors.

Overall Dimensions:

Height: 197cm

Width 144cm

Depth 61cm

   

Northern Europe circa 1820

 

Interior dimensions:

height 161 cm

Width 128 cm

Depth 50 cm

  
Price AUD $ 3895

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Title   Antique majestic provincial French Louis XV late 18th century carved oak armoire large interior

Description

An Antique majestic French Louis XV late 18th century carved oak armoire large interior ,

The arch top curved doors open with a steel key. original brass hinges with ornate finials.

The interior is vast with dimensions : H186cm . W 130 cm . D 48cm

Good original waxed patina is a value point.

Original pegged construction consitent with 18th century furniture traditions.

 

Original blonde waxed patina finish.


French late 1700's

 

Overall dimensions :

Height 224cm

Width 147cm

Depth 60cm



Price AUD $ 2375

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Title  Superb quality Georgian Chippendale mahogany single door Armoire silk lined wardrobe with arch top 1880



Description

Superb quality Georgian Chippendale mahogany single door Armoire silk lined wardrobe with arch top 1870.

 

 

Beautiful carved architectural pelmet with a curved pediment to the top and with shaped corners is typical of the Georgian Chippendale period of the 18th century .

 

The single bevel edged mirror door with flame mahogany panel. The door opens with a key and a turn knob lock to reveal a large open space inside with original silk lining . a hanging rail is fitted under an upper shelf and original brass hooks . 

The door is flanked by carved ornate acanthus florettes and framing.

The whole raised shaped chippendale bracket feet.

 

Superb well cared for condition and original french polished patina.  Working key supplied.


English circa 1870 in the 18th century Chippendale style.


Overall Dimensions

Height 221 cm

Width 112cm

Depth 59 cm

 

internal dimensions:

Wardrobe compartment:

Height 175 cm

Width 94cm

Depth 48 cm

 


Price AUD $3350

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Title  Georgian style blonde satinwood four door Armoire cabinet superb hand painted Sheraton details

Description

Georgian style blonde satinwood four door Armoire cabinet with superb hand painted Sheraton details.

The Swan's neck pediment top with painted floral patterns over two pairs of doors . Each door with brass knobs and oval cartouche with more floral painted designs in the neoclassical manner. The doors open right round 270 degrees to sit flush with the sides. This allows for clear access to the interior suitable as a wine fridge, entertainment equipement, TV or display of hand bag collection .

Raised on Georgian bracket feet with painted mouldings and ebonized inlay.

 

Superb well cared for condition and original french polished finish.

 

North American 20th century in the Georgian 18th century manner.


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Title  Biedermeier flame mahogany single door Armoire wardrobe with arch top pelmet and fitted drawer 1850



Description

A flame mahogany Biedermeier Schrank, armoire or wardrobe. Biedermeier flame mahogany single door Armoire wardrobe with arch top pelmet and fitted drawer circa 1850.

 

Beautiful carved architectural pelmet with a curved arch to the top and with rounded corners is typical of the northern German or Scandinavian late Empire style known as Biedermeier.

The single marquetry inlaid flame mahogany door opens with a key to reveal a large open space inside.  A modern fitted hanging rod is inside.

Below the single door is a fitted drawer opening with a brass handle. The whole raised on turned bun feet to front .

Superb well cared for condition and original french polished patina.


Danish or Northern German Circa 1850


Overall Dimensions

Height 217 cm

Width 96cm

Depth 52 cm

 

internal dimensions:

Wardrobe compartment:

Height 164 cm

Width 82cm

Depth 39 cm

 


Price AUD $2350

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Title  Rare French colonial armoire two door wardrobe in heavy solid rosewood with fitted drawers 1860



Description

Rare French colonial armoire two door wardrobe in heavy solid rosewood with fitted drawers 1860 Nalopeon III colonial era.

 

Beautiful architectural solid rosewood pelmet with a rounded corners is typical of the French Louis Philippe and 2nd Empire style of 1820-1835.

The two doors with double plank insert panels to solid rosewood frames with brass hinges. An ebony inlaid escutcheon to each door. Hand forged Empire lock and working key supplied. Once opened the interior features three removable shelves. The centre shelf with two straight front drawers below.

 

Original polished finish to gorgeous figurative grain heavy rosewood.

Due to the rarity and cost this type of rosewood would have only been used as a veneer back in France but here it was sused in the solid indicating manufacture close to the source of the wood or perhaps a Port Town.

The interior with hand wrought iron hooks holding down the lift off top and door catch and the usual French jointing construction bolts to help together the casework from inside.

 

If you require hanging space it would be easy to just lift out the shelves and insert a hanging rod.


French Colonial Empire Circa 1860


Overall Dimensions

Height 204 cm

Width 154cm

Depth 56 cm

 

internal dimensions:

Wardrobe compartment:

Height 179 cm

Width 132cm

Depth 45 cm

 


Price AUD $2950

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Title  Rare Austrian antique late Empire early Biedermeier 2 door wardrobe armoire original Vienna circa 1815



Description

Rare late Empire period antique door wardrobe Schrank or armoire in blonde walnut.

The stepped top with ebonised molding over two panel doors.

These are flanked by caryatid columns to either side with carved and ebonized details.

Original brass escutcheons lock and key all original circa 1815 .

The hanging space inside has had later shelving added. These lift out.

Good original condition with stepped top pelmet supported on full turned and carved columns and lower stepped plinth raised on carved turned and ebonised feet.

The two doors open with a steel key with original wrought iron lock and bolts. 

 

The two doors open to reveal a large open space H179 x W120 x D43cm.

 

Original french polished patina finish is a value point.

 

Austrian circa 1815


Overall Dimensions

Height 189 cm

Width 133 cm

depth 56 cm

 

Internal dimensions:

Height 179cm

Width 120 cm

Depth 43 cm

 

A very similar wardrobe was sold by Dorotheum Vienna October 2010 for  12,500 Euro.

 


Price AUD $5875


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Title  Rare signed antique provincial farmhouse wardrobe hand painted pine armoire original circa 1820 



Description

Rare signed Empire period antique Scandinavian provincial wardrobe or farmhouse armoire hand painted pine armoire original circa 1820 with faux marble carved columns .

 

Good original condition with stepped top pelmet supported on full turned and carved columns and lower stepped plinth raised on carved lion paw front feet.

The two doors open with a steel key with original wrought iron hinges and ornate lock and key. 

Each door with fielded panels and carved ornate central designs. The two doors open to reveal a large open space H174 x W143 x D48cm and features original coat hanger hooks inside.

A patina finish over the original farmhouse painted finish. 

Two faux drawer fronts below the two doors ideal for storage inside.

 

Internal depth of 48 cm which makes this a very versatile piece of furniture for hanging cloths in the modern way on wire hangers...a 20th century invention..

Inside this piece is stamped by the master painter and cabinet maker of Roskilde just 40km west of Copenhagen.

 

Danish circa 1820


Overall Dimensions

Height 194 cm

Width 160 cm

depth 67 cm

 

Internal dimensions:

Height 174cm

Width 143 cm

Depth 48 cm

 


Price AUD $3350


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Title  Impressive antique French Louis XVI mirror door wardrobe armoire or bookcase highly figurative mahogany

Description

Antique French Louis XVI two mirror door wardrobe armoire or bookcase in highly figurative plumb pudding mahogany .

The Chapeau de gendarme shaped top carved in solid mahogany. Two bevel edged mirror doors open to reveal a spacious interior with adjustable shelves and fitted internal drawer complete with lock and key for those precious cravats.

the doors are flanked by fluted columns pilasters with ormolu mounts. The whole raised on turned and fluted legs.

When opened the space inside was fitted for shelving and is ideal as a bookcase or linen cabinet, but could also be used as a wardrobe.

 

French circa 1870

 

This wardrobe retains its original iron locking bolts and can be taken apart to virtually flatpack.

Plumb Pudding mahongay is a very rare timber with very fine knots in the grain.


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Title   Majestic Scandinavian baroque oak armoire large interior for hanging clothes +1 drawer circa 1700

Description

An antique Scandinavian baroque armoire or impressive architectural porportions.

The dome top with carved mouldings and acanthus column capitals. Two arched doors with moulded casetted frame fronts and original lock open to a vast interior . A full width drawer belor all with original zinc baroque handles and escutcheons.

As with all European armoires of this size, it does come apart in sections for transporting up narrow stair cases for reassembly.

the front with three carved oak pilasters and with framed ornate panels to front and side.

Raised on solid oak large turned architectural feet.

 

Original blonde waxed patina finish.


Scandinavian circa 1700

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Title  Columnar Swedish 1820 Empire silver pier cabinet armoire in mahogany ebony satinwood ormolu eagle

Description

Beautiful  Swedish Karl Johan period Empire style tall 'silver' cabinet designed as a pedestal or pier cabinet. These elegant slim pieces of furniture were usually placed between tall windows and used as pedestals for candelabra or clocks.

Of superb quality the single flame mahogany door opens with its original lock to reveal shelving. The single drawer above also opens with a steel key.

The stepped upper platform with fruitwood cornice inlay and with ebonised architectural mouldings. A gilt bronze ormolu eagle is attached below the arched pediment.

 


Swedish circa 1820

 

Overall Dimensions

Height  150 cm

Width 55 cm

Depth 40 cm

 

 


Price  AUD $3599

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Title Biedermeier flame mahogany single door Armoire with upper hat compartment  with convex doors 1820



Description

A flame mahogany Biedermeier Schrank, armoire or wardrobe. Pieces such as these were often made in pairs, one being a fall front desk with drawers the other matching in appearance but having a false front that is actually a door for linen storage or wardrobe such as this piece. The beautifully matched vertical veneers are in superb condition. The wardrobe door opens to reveal  moveable shelving but could also be used as hanging space.

Above this  wardrobe space is an amazing convex shaped double door hat compartment.

The same ornate brass key opens both locks top and bottom. Beautiful architectural scrollwork applied to the top is typical of the northern German or Scandinavian late Empire style known as early Biedermeier.


Danish or Northern German Circa 1820


Dimensions

Height 204 cm

Width 116cm

Depth 54 cm

 

internal dimensions:

Hat compartment:

Height 36 cm

Width 87cm

Depth 44 cm

 

Wardrobe compartment:

Height 151 cm

Width 100cm

Depth 42 cm

 


Price AUD $3850

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Title   English Georgian wardrobe circa 1770  original patina polish large interior for hanging clothes +1 drawer



Description

An antique late 18th century English Georgian wardrobe with superb patina polish.

Made in the provincial manner this wardrobe has original painted sides and interior and large capacity interior for hanging cloths.

Two doors with fielded front top panel with satinwood stringing and cross banding. A pair of faux drawer fronts to each door. A full length lower drawer and raised on original shaped Sheraton apron and legs.

Original bronze ring pull handles with neoclassical urn motif.

Some repairs to veneers but in good condition .

Ornate brass escutcheons and  draw handles.

Original waxed patina finish.

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 203 cm

Width 134 cm

depth 65 cm

 

Interior Dimensions

Height 150 cm

Width 117 cm

depth 54 cm

 


English Georgian period 1770's

Price AUD $2650

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Title  Antique Wardrobe in blond ashwood Biedermeier period single mirror door armoire linen cabinet vitrine.

 

 


Description

Superb quality blond ashwood single door armoire with mirror front single door. This cabinet was originally a vitrine with glass door and the original mirror back plate is not in place of the glass.

An ornate carved cherrywood crown to top with ornate cornice moldings.

Canted corners with acanthus carved corbels and lower details and with crossbanding to edges. Raised on carved front legs  and block rear legs . Working lock and key with brass escutcheon.

A gorgeous feature is the book matched panel below the mirror in the recessed molding showing a superb choice of figurative Hungarian ashwood

 

The interior with three solid wooden removable shelves with an interior space of dimensions of H 151cm x W87cm x D39cm

 

Superb quality original finish and patina.


Austrian circa 1840

 

Dimensions

Height 186cm

Width 100cm

Depth 50cm


Price AUD $2250

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Title   English Georgian wardrobe circa 1720  original patina polish



Description

An antique late 17th early 18th century English Georgian wardrobe with original patina polish.

The cabinet with two panel doors each with steel key and working locks, opens onto a hanging space of H153 W126 D40cm . Below this space are two fitted panel front drawers.

It is quite rare to find such a gorgeous antique armoire or wardrobe  in original condition . The cabinet comes apart in two sections , with hanging space extending below the panels in the bottom section  until it reaches the oak floor above the bottom drawers.

Ornate brass escutcheons and  draw handles. Original waxed patina finish.

 

Overall Dimensions

Height 190 cm

Width 148 cm

depth 57 cm

 

Interior Dimensions

Height 153 cm

Width 126 cm

depth 40 cm

 


English early 1700's

Price AUD $4250

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Title  Antique Baroque farmhouse painted pine armoire original circa 1800 with painted finish wrought iron 



Description

Antique Baroque farmhouse painted pine armoire original circa 1800 with painted finish wrought iron.

Good original condition with molded top pelmet and lower plinth raised on turned feet.

The two doors with original wrought iron hinges and ornate lock and key.  The two doors open to reveal a series of removable shelves .  Ideal for use as sereo or TV cabinet.

A dark patina finish over the original farmhouse painted original finish.  Usually made bespoke to celebrate a marriage, this one has the name Schaeffer and is dated 1800.

 

Internal depth of more than 50 cm which makes this a very versatile piece of furniture for hanging cloths in the modern way. .

 

Austrian circa 1800


Overall Dimensions

Height 194 cm

Width 167 cm

depth 68 cm

 

Internal dimensions:

Top:

H137cm

W110cm


Price AUD $3985


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Title  Gothic revival Biedermeier walnut bookcase armoire with original patina and fretwork panel upper door



Description

Biedermeier period two door armoire cabinet with fretwork upper door with gothic tracery in walnut and ebony. Superb quality vertical matched walnut and completely original finish. The interior with removable fitted shelves and two lower drawers below. Each door has its own key and ornate gothic brass escutcheons.

A wonderful storage cabinet or may be converted into a bookcase with an upper glazed section if desired.

Internal depth is 34 cm which makes this a very versatile piece of furniture.

Good original patina finish.

The whole raised on elegant small taper legs.


South German Circa: 1830


Dimensions

Height 191 cm

Width 96 cm

depth 43 cm

 

Internal dimensions:

Top:

H65cm

W85cm

D33cm

Bottom :

Height 65cm above drawers


Price AUD $3850


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Title  Tall Empire pier cabinet in flame mahogany with carved corbells.



Description

Northern European Empire Biedermeier pier cabinet with carved acanthus scroll corbells. This beautiful and practical cabinet has a bow front main door  that opens onto two shaped shelves and a polished interior. The fitted drawer in the top frieze with concave shaped front. There is also a shaped front drawer fitted to the plinth. All have brass escutcheons and working locks  and key supplied. In excellent original condition ...a value point and with an unusual oval raised platform top for that special statue candelabra or clock.


Swedish or North German 1825

 

Dimensions

Width 73cm

Height 141cm

Depth 52cm

 


Price AUD $3,899

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Title  Tallboy armoire cabinet  on chest in flame mahogany marquetry inlay and gothic mouldings



Description

A European Empire Biedermeier tallboy cabinet on chest with ornate Roman style marquetry inlay. This beautiful and practical cabinet is in original condition with superb quality intarsia in satinwood inlaid to flame mahogany. The top with a fitted full width frieze drawer and below this two doors open revealing a large storage space.

four more drawers fitted below all with meandering marquetry and penwork fruitwood inlays.

The cabinet flanked by facetted Gothic columns and raised on turned bun .

Each drawer and door opens with traditional steel keys and original working locks.

This impressive quality piece of furniture has multi purpose storage and is a beautiful quality marquetry.

Imperial Austrian Hungarian Empire  circa 1835



Overall Dimensions

Width 139cm

Height 186cm

Depth 59cm

Cabinet interior dimensions

H53cm

D46cm 

Width 120cm


Price AUD $4,875

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Title  Impressive and Grand French 18th century oak Armoire D' Chateau

Dimensions

Height  261cm

Width 149 cm

depth 57 cm

Description

Well carved antique French oak armoire with carved panels and double doors and raised on taper legs with turned roundell ornamentation. Each fielded oak panel with Louis XV transitional floral carvings. Wonderful golden original patina of well over 200 years of age.

Original solid brass hinges and escutcheons.

A superb and impressive piece of French history made for the grand Chateau.

 


French Circa 1775

Price AUD $8750

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Title  Antique blonde Biedermeier two door wardrobe or linen press in highly figurative walnut

Description

Antique  Biedermeier period two door Schrank or wardrobe. This wonderfully pale original armoire has its original finish, a value point, with warm patina. The two doors flanked by simple concave columns and the centre with brass shield shaped escutcheon and key. When opened the space inside was fitted for shelving and is ideal as a bookcase or linen cabinet, but could also be used as a wardrobe.

 

Southern German states or Austrian

circa 1835

Height...180cm

Depth ...55cm

Width...115cm

 
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Title   French Mahogany Empire style Display cabinet circa 1830

Dimensions

Height 207 cm

Width 102 cm

depth 49 cm

Description

A well made French Louis Phillipe period Empire Style single door vitrine or armoire in mahogany with flame mahogany veneers surface. Ormolu key , escutcheons and mercurial gilts ormolu handles to lower drawer. A hidden or secret drawer is fitted just below this lockable drawer disguised as the base apron.

Glass shelves  are adjustable.

This armoire would originally have had a mirror door or wooden inserted panel door and was converted to clear glass some time ago.

 


French circa 1830

Price AUD $3675

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Title French Empire mahogany three door Bibliotheque Bookcase With gilt ormolu

Dimensions

Height 175 cm

Width 203 cm

depth 59 cm

internal depth 43cm

Description

French Empire Bookcase with ormolu caryatid mounts and central brass grill door.

A good polished mahogany three door Bibliotheque bookcase with four adjustable shelves per compartment.

Raised on gilt bronze lions paw feet

Original well polished throughout this cabinet comes apart for easy transport and delivery up and down those narrow Parissienne stairways.


French 20th century.

Price AUD $6850

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Title   Three door Carved French Provincial three door walnut armoire

Description

A antique French Louis XV style walnut armoire with three drawers and hanging space within.

Finished in figurative quarter veneered panels to three doors, this late 19th century wardrobe is constructed in the usual French manner which allows it to be dissassembled  "flat pack" style to enable it to me moved up and down those narrow 18th century staircases in Paris.

  

French early 20th century

 


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Title Substantial French Provincial three door armoire

Description

 

A genuine antique French pitch pine armoire with three drawers and three lower drawers. Finished in blonde wood, this 19th century wardrobe is constructed in the usual French manner which allows it to be dissassembled  "flat pack" style to enable it to me moved up and down narrow 18th century staircases in Paris.

  

French 19th century

 


Price

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Title  Antique Empire Biedermeier two door bow front armoire bookcase

  Description

Superb quality Empire style armoire cabinet . The flame mahogany bow front doors flanked by full turned columns open to reveal a space for hanging or shelving. The oak interior with adjustable shelving holes with brass locators.

 

The interior space of  consists of W84cm x H 116cm


North German 19th century

 


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Title Empire Fruitwood 3 Door Armoire
Dimensions Height 206 cm Width 207 cm Depth 55 cm

Description Empire Fruitwood 3 door armoire with fine rosewood marquetry panels. This locely and practical piece of furniture can be used to house clothing, books or even to Tv and stereo. It is of the Biedermeier revival period circa 1910 but of excuisite quality.
Circa 1910

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Title Well carved Dutch BAROQUE WARDROBE
Dimensions Height 184cm Length 174cm Depth 63cm

Description A gorgeous Dutch pallisander veneer cabinet with fitted lower drawers and two internal drawers ( may be removed if converted to  wardrobe handing space) this rare Brazillian rosewood cabinet prebably dates from the early 1900's and is in the 17th Century manner. Comes complete with key and lock.

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Title   Antique Austrian provincial Empire armoire single door original painted cabinet with ormolu mounts 1870

Description

Antique Empire armoire 1 door painted cabinet with ormolu mounts circa 1870

Gorgeous dark blue crackle painted finish over solid pine cabinet.

A single brass key opens the tall door to reveal a spaceous interior with a steel handing rod inside.

Original brass lock with Empire period gilt bronze escutcheon.

An elegant classic design that will suit most interiors.

 

Austrian circa 1870


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Title Versatile French cherrywood Armoire linnen cabinet

Dimensions Height 217cm Length 132cm Depth 65cm

Description An Elegant French Cherrywood two door armoire with Chapeau De Gendarme top. The two upper sections of the doors are faced with brass wire grills and matching brass hinges and escutcheons. Although not antique this period style piece is beautifully made, without the woodworm. Comes complete with key and lock. Measurments are taken from the extreme top cornice.

Several fitted shelves inside are all polished cherry as is the back. Ideal as a bookcase too!



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Title Full Australian Red Cedar Wardrobe 1850
Dimensions Height 217cm Length 202cm Depth 78cm

Description Early colonial Australian full cedar wardrobe with hanging space and fitted shelves. Lovely carved Victorian carved corbels to doors and a well molded top pelmet. full cedar throughout and in excellent condition for its age. The Cedar wardrobe is in good original condition. It still maintains two interior fitted drawers and is made entirely of Australian Red Cedar. Its footprint measures : Width 187cm by Depth 63 cm The top cornice measures 202 cm wide by 78 cm deep A total height of is 217 cm high.
Circa 1850

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