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.
Louis XV style provincial oak armoire, c. 1780, the projecting cornice above a floral trophy and a pair of panelled doors embellished with wheel cut steel escutcheons, on cabriole legs, height 230 cm width 165 cm depth 60 cm, Provenance: Colin Lennox Antiq
A good late-18th century Pyrenean pine armoire, restrained carved fielded panel and scrolling decoration, stepped pediment above the decorated frieze, the two full length doors with three panels including the arched top with fine mesh, remains of original
A large French rosewood armoire, late 19th to early 20th century, with restrained Louis XVI influence, the generously proportioned three door mirrored armoire, having an arched architectural pediment with brass pomegranate finials, a lower drawer, and embe
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
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