Learn about Pier Cabinets

A small elegant cabinet, sometimes half round in shape, often with a marble top, intended for use in entrance halls and more particularly drawing rooms, where they stood in the masonry piers between the windows. Similar to a console table and usually surmounted by a pier glass.

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A Victorian walnut pier cabinet. Second half 19th century, the cabinet with an extended top to a slightly shaped cornice above a glazed door opening to a shelved interior and supported upon an extended plinth base, ornately decorated with marquetry floral

A Victorian walnut pier cabinet. Second half 19th century, the cabinet with an extended top to a concave cornice with inlaid satinwood tendril motifs above a glazed door opening to a velvet lined and shelved interior and supported upon an extended plinth b

A Louis XIV style ebonised and red Boullework pier cabinet. Second half 19th century. The black marble top with canted corners above a brass and faux red tortoiseshell foliate embellished frieze and two similarly decorated panelled cupboards, raised on a s

A superb Victorian walnut ormolu mounted pier cabinet. 112 cm high,85 cm wide,45 cm deep.

An Edwardian rosewood and marquetry pier cabinet, the bevelled glass door enclosing three shelves, on platform base, 75 cm width x 32 cm depth x 97 cm high

A Louis XV style marble topped Tulipwood pier cabinet, having an exaggerated serpentine profile with ear form three quarter pillars, a mottled beige marble top above a frieze drawer and a single cupboard richly adorned with trompe l'oeil inlay style decora

A late 19th century ebonised French Boulle pier cabinet with decorative cut brass inlaid in red tortoiseshell panels framing the single glazed door, with matching inlay to the shaped front sides, the shaped cornice and base with decorative ormolu mounts, s

Pair of Napoleon III ebonised and brass inlaid pier glass cabinets, 19th century, with marble top and gilt metal mounts (2). Height 106 cm, width 85 cm, depth 40 cm

Antique walnut glazed single door pier cabinet, string inlaid, fitted with gilt metal mounts

Antique walnut pier cabinet, inlaid decoration, fitted with gilt metal mounts

An Italian walnut and marquetry decorated pier cabinet. The rouge marble top above a marquetry decorated door, with fine ormolu mounts. 111 cm high, 107 cm wide, 44 cm deep

A fine Victorian burr walnut pier cabinet, rectangular form, the frieze with floral marquetry above marquetry decorated door. 110 cm high, 86 cm wide, 37 cm deep

Ship model in a glass pier cabinet, approx 51 cm high, 66 cm wide, 36 cm deep

A 19th century ebonized and boulle pier cabinet with a single door; gilt-metal mounts. Height 110 cm. Width 82 cm

Antique pier cabinet with carved Oriental influenced decoration to the frame and base, no key, approx 27 cm high, 38 cm wide, 23 cm deep

A Victorian walnut inlaid pier cabinet, the exterior with inlaid floral decoration and brass ormolu corbels, the glazed door opens to reveal a velvet lined interior, on plinth base. 77 cm x 32 cm x 106 cm

French style marquetry pier cabinet with ormolu mounts and marble top, approx 100 cm high, 103 cm wide

A good Victorian burr walnut pier cabinet, the moulded edge, above a frieze with ormolu banding, below a glazed door with roundels, flanked by pilasters. 106 cm high, 86 cm wide, 37 cm deep.

A Louis XVI style pier cabinet, the black marble top, above a frieze and a pair of panelled doors, flanked by ormolu caryatid, raised on a plinth. The whole ornately inlaid with tortoiseshell and brass. 113 cm high, 112 cm wide, 37.5 cm deep.

A Victorian ebonized pier cabinet, the cabinet, ebonized with moulded edge, the frieze with ormolu banding and Sevres style panels, above a glazed door.

A 19th century German flame mahogany pier cabinet, the gadrooned top, above a glazed door, above a long drawer on a plinth. 103 cm high, 67.5 cm long, 25 cm deep.

Antique French shaped walnut glazed two door pier cabinet, approx 102 cm wide, 96 cm high

Antique French carved walnut marble topped pier cabinet, approx 98 cm high, 100 cm wide

A Regency mahogany pier cabinet with a matching Regency wall shelf, the pier cabinet is with a gallery edge of rectangular form, with a pair of grilled doors on paw feet. 71 cm high, 97 cm wide, 35 cm deep

A good antique small pier display cabinet with marquetry inlay and ormolu, 2 glass shelves and material lined interior, 76 cm wide, 29 cm deep, 94 cm high

A miniature display cabinet, in the form of an antique pier cabinet with a marble slab top above a glazed door enclosing shelves, on a spreading base and marble slab foot, carved and applied gilt decoration throughout. Height 40 cm. Width 30 cm. Depth 15 c

A Victorian walnut pier cabinet with a pair of glazed doors flanked by corbels supported on a plinth. 92 cm. X 29 cm. X 84 cm

A Victorian walnut and inlaid pier cabinet with ormolu mounts. Width 81 cm. Depth 32 cm. Height 98 cm

A boulle pier cabinet, the frieze with tortoiseshell and brass decorative inlay with glazed door flanked by ormolu corbels supported a on plinth

A Victorian figured walnut pier cabinet, with marquetry decorated frieze with a glazed door flanked by ormolu corbels supported on a plinth

A Victorian burr walnut and inlaid pier cabinet of rectangular form, the frieze with arabesque marquetry, with a glazed door on bun feet

A Regency revival satinwood pier cabinet, Liverpool, the shaped bow-fronted top with inlaid patera and carved bull-nosed edge over central carved door with inlaid vase patera flanked by two quadrant corner mirror-backed display shelving, all on squat turne

Victorian oyster walnut ormolu mounted pier cabinet, with arched glazed door flanked by ormolu sabots supported on plinth

French pier cabinet the frieze satinwood and ormolu banding below a pair of glazed doors. Width 42 cm

Ebonized pier cabinet with a brass inlaid frieze, and arched panel door and corbels

French boulle inlaid pier cabinet with brass inlay frieze, glazed door flanked by ormolu corbels.

Victorian walnut pier cabinet, with decorated banded frieze, below glazed door flanked by ormolu corbels

French Louis XV style 19th century painted pier cabinet.

A Regency period pier cabinet ebonised and with a single door with brass grill and silk inset, flanked by carved acanthus mounts. Grey marble top under a mirrored back with scroll supported shelf, surmounted with a pierced brass gallery rail. Width 82 cm.

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