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European Armoires

Many believe it was an inventive Frenchman who turned the chest on its side, creating the first armoire. Replacing easily-transportable medieval trunks as stay-at-home storage pieces, the earliest armoires had regal origins in the castles and stately palaces of European nobility. Until the end of the 13th century, the French armoire was primarily decorated with hand-painted door panels and elaborate hinges. Beginning in the 14th century, armoires began developing a more architectural look, with gracefully sculpted bodies enhanced by gilding and lavish embellishment.

In the Renaissance era, French armoires, like all furniture of the period, were heavily influenced by Italian furniture-making. It wasn't long before European armoires spread across the world and began taking on myriad... Read more

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CONTINENTAL CARVED ARMOIRE

May 20, 2018, 10:00 AM PST
Commerce, CA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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19th Century French Cherry Armoire

May 20, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Sarasota, FL, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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FRENCH WALNUT LINEN PRESS

May 20, 2018, 10:00 AM PST
Commerce, CA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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REGENCE WALNUT ARMOIRE

May 20, 2018, 10:00 AM PST
Commerce, CA, USA

$1,000 (starting bid)

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A provincial Louis XV steel mounted walnut armoire, circa 1800

May 22, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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ARMOIRE Chêne mouluré. Deux portes et deux tiroirs.

May 24, 2018, 1:30 PM CET
Bruxelles, Belgium

€200 (starting bid)

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Kleiderschrank Jugendstil

May 25, 2018, 10:00 AM ACDT
Plauen, Germany

€280 (starting bid)

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Armoire en bois naturel mouluré.

May 26, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Cap d’Antibes, France

€140 (starting bid)

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Large Louis XV Style Walnut Triple Door Armoire

June 2, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Selmer, TN, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Walnut Victorian Wardrobe W/ Bevel Mirrors C. 1880

June 2, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Selmer, TN, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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SUPERB LYONNAISE QUALITY LOUIS XV STYLE ARMOIRE

June 3, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Hixson, TN, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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HANDSOME EARLY PROVINCIAL FRENCH WALNUT ARMOIRE

June 3, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Hixson, TN, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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19TH C. LOUIS XV STYLE ARMOIRE

June 3, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Hixson, TN, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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LOUIS PHILIPPE HIGHLY FIGURES WALNUT ARMOIRE

June 3, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Hixson, TN, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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PROVINCIAL LOUIS XV STYLE WALNUT ARMOIRE

June 3, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Hixson, TN, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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LOUIS XV STYLE PROVINCIAL CARVED ARMOIRE

June 3, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Hixson, TN, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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LOUIS XV STYLE WALNUT MIRROR DOOR ARMOIRE

June 3, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Hixson, TN, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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LOUIS XV STYLE CARVED WALNUT ARMOIRE

June 3, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Hixson, TN, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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PROVINCIAL FRENCH SOLID WALNUT ARMOIRE

June 3, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Hixson, TN, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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LOUIS PHILIPPE FRUITWOOD ARMOIRE

June 3, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Hixson, TN, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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FRENCH PROVINCIAL SOLID ELM WOOD ARMOIRE

June 3, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Hixson, TN, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Armoire à deux corps de mariage

June 5, 2018, 9:00 AM CET
Lausanne, Switzerland

CHF500 (starting bid)

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LOUIS XV STYLE CARVED WALNUT ARMOIRE

June 5, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Alexandria, VA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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LEWIS MITTMAN LOUIS XVI STYLE PAINTED ARMOIRE, PICKLE FINISHED IN TWO PARTS

June 5, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Alexandria, VA, USA

$150 (1 bid)

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FRENCH PROVINCIAL LOUIS XV CARVED CHERRY ARMOIRE

June 5, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Alexandria, VA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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June 6, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Alexandria, VA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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ARTS & CRAFTS FIGURED ASH THREE-PART ARMOIRE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

June 6, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Alexandria, VA, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Jean Prouve, armoire, model AP11

June 7, 2018, 12:00 PM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$16,000 (starting bid)

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Century Furniture Collection Coeur de France & Bordeaux Armoire

June 15, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
Mebane, NC, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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