A French cupboard, usually in walnut, very similar to a wardrobe, with either mirrored or panelled doors, containing shelves and hanging space. Unlike the English and Australian equivalent, the armoire is demountable, in that the sides, canopy, doors, and base are all held together with a few metal bolts. In an unassembled state an armoire can be 'flat packed', so it can be easily carried in pieces up the stairs of an apartment block.
An antique French walnut armoire in the Louis XV style, 19th century, of generous proportions, the elegant armoire with an arched profile and a pierced rocaille crest above a pair of shaped doors with conforming mirrors, with feather banding to the doors,
Impressive antique Dutch floral marquetry armoire, the pair of front doors decorated with parrots, small birds butterfly, urns with flowers, reverse of doors decorated urn and tulips, side panels decorated with urns and flowers, butterflies and small birds
A Louis XVI style oak armoire the moulded cornice above a frieze of vine leaves centred on a crest of doves and grapes, the two doors with a central medallion of leaves and fruit between sunken cartouches framed with acanthus and floral scrolls, scroll sup
Impressive large antique Dutch floral marquetry armoire, front doors decorated with parrots, small birds butterfly, urns with flowers, reverse of doors decorated urn and tulips, Sidepanels decorated with urns and flowers, butterflies and small birds, all r
Rare antique French painted two door bookcase/ armoire of architectural design, fitted with stop fluted pilasters, central shaped carved panel showing crossed quiver and flaming torch, stepped ogee moulded base
Antique French early 19th century carved oak and pine marriage armoire, well carved crest with eagle, banners and oak leaves, later glazed doors and carved apron below, standing 247 cm high, 145 cm wide
An antique European walnut armoire, 19th century, having a shaped and broken arched bonnet with cornice moulding and finials and applied decorative panels to the pediment above two cross banded panelled doors with a pair of similarly embellished full width
A kingwood Louis XV style inlaid armoire, circa 1940, the robe with a serpentine shaped cornice and body, quarter veneer shaped panels with satinwood stringing to the doors and sides, the doors inlaid with loose floral bouquets and tendrils in various timb
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