As an English or Australian made item, it is a term applied to 20th century dining room sideboard or side table, usually with shelves for dishes and plates, enclosed by cupboards. It generally has a mirrored back, cutlery drawers, and stands on turned or cabriole legs. See also court cupboard for the 17th century version. As a French made item, the term is applied to a simply made cupboard, most commonly made in the 19th century, usually without a back, with two drawers to the upper section and two cupboards below. See also buffet deux corps.
A Napoleon III tulipwood and rosewood marquetry bombe buffet, later 19th century, with a serpentine flecked red marble top, a full width drawer and cupboard embellished with bookend veneers and floral inlaid reserves, the sides similarly decorated, having
A fine Louis XIV style oak breakfront buffet, 20th century, in light honey tones of serpentine profile with two central drawers above cupboards, similar full length cupboards to the sides, all with fielded panels and foliate relief carved details, a shaped
A 19th century buffet. In the 17th century Flemish style, extension carved decorations, front four turned legs rising to carved lion head corbels, four columns carved as scantily clad ladies, the three drawers carved with the head of Bacchus, the upper cab
Marble topped buffet. French Louis XV style buffet of large proportions, very thick blanc marble top with bevelled edge, under a demi line base, extensively fitted with swags cupids and figures and fruitwood inlay, supported on four ornate legs, width 204
A rosewood and glass Art Deco buffet, circa 1930s-40s, the simple and elegant small buffet above a pair of near black sliding glass doors flanked by timber cupboards, an exaggerated nipped in base and raised on short slightly shaped legs, with restrained b
An antique provincial style pine buffet, late 19th century, the country style buffet with a trio of pull out shelves below the top with three drawers and rail and stile cupboards below all with brass knob handles, raised upon a plinth base
A small two tone oak Louis XIV style buffet, early to mid 20th century, the shaped top with a channel and bullnose edge above a single drawer and an open compartment above a large and small cupboard with blonde oak panels, a shaped apron and raised on shor
A fine French Louis XV style double height walnut buffet, 19th century, with an arched pediment and a pierced rococo crest, above shaped doors with astragal glazing with curvaceous supports to a cabinet with two oak lined drawers and cupboards with shaped
An oak Tudor style buffet, circa 1920s, in dark oak tones, having a shaped arched crest with relief carving, above a shelf with carved cup and cover side supports flanking fielded relief carved panels to the rear, the extended lower section with an open co
Impressive antique French walnut Henri II hunting buffet, carved in high relief with a central hunting scene, and various other designs, of breakfront shape, approx 240 cm high, 180 cm wide, 60 cm deep
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