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19th Century Italian Renaissance Style Carved Walnut Sideboard Buffet Credenza
Located in Bosco Marengo, IT
Beautiful rare large sideboard from the 19th century in carved walnut wood. Walnut wood has a beautiful light patina. Door panels finely carved in walnut wood. On the front a sweet c...
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Antique 1880s Italian Sideboards

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Walnut

17th Century Italian Walnut Wood Large Rustic Sideboard, Buffet or Credenza
Located in Bosco Marengo, IT
Beautiful rare large sideboard from the 17th century in Baroque Italian taste. The sideboard was in fact made by cabinet makers using wood and nails from the seventeenth century. Sid...
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Antique 1680s Italian Sideboards

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Walnut

Italian Venetian Carved and Gilt Cabinet
Located in New York, NY
Italian Venetian (17th Century) carved and gilt cabinet with columns on base and cupid heads with 1 door.
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Antique 17th Century Italian Cabinets

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Giltwood

Mid-19th Century Carved Walnut Italian Cabinet
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Good quality carved Italian two part cabinet cupboard, circa 1850. Beautifully carved in walnut, with good color and patina. Features four carved panels on the doors of Spanish...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Baroque Revival Cabinets

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Walnut

Hand Carved Wood Cabinet
Located in New York, NY
An Italian late 19th century hand carved wood cabinet. Measurements: Height 31.5" Width 39.25" Depth 29.75".
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Antique 19th Century Italian Cabinets

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Wood, Wood

  • Hand Carved Wood Cabinet
  • Hand Carved Wood Cabinet
  • Hand Carved Wood Cabinet
  • Hand Carved Wood Cabinet
H 31.5 in. W 39.25 in. D 29.75 in.
18th Century Italian Renaissance Carved Walnut Wall Hanging Cabinet
Located in Dallas, TX
Crafted in Italy circa 1780, the cabinet is heavily carved with figure and floral motif. It features a central door opening to inside shelving. The Gothic style cabinet is in excelle...
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Renaissance Cabinets

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Walnut

Italian Hand-Carved Petite Walnut Table Cabinet, circa 1840
Located in Dallas, TX
One of a kind small table cabinet made of walnut. Italian, early 19th century. Only 15.5" height.
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Antique 1840s Italian Cabinets

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Walnut

17th Century Italian Walnut Wood “Madia” Cabinet with Carved Bracket Base
Located in Dallas, TX
This 17th century walnut wood cabinet comes from Italy and is known as a “madia”. A madia is a wide sideboard designed to hold an ample supply of loaves of bread, typically before ba...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Cabinets

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Brass

Pair of 19th Century Italian Renaissance Style Carved and Painted Cabinets
Located in Dallas, TX
Great pair of 19th century Italian Renaissance style carved and painted cabinets. Very fine patina and featuring nice carvings and lion pulls. Very elegant!
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Antique 19th Century Italian Renaissance Cabinets

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Wood, Wood

Fine, Italian, Antique Cabinet
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Hand carved, Genovese, serpentine, two-door cabinet veneered in walnut and pear woods with its original bronze escutcheons. Surmounted by its original, clipped corner, Siena marble top.
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Antique 1840s Italian Cabinets

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Siena Marble

  • Fine, Italian, Antique Cabinet
  • Fine, Italian, Antique Cabinet
  • Fine, Italian, Antique Cabinet
  • Fine, Italian, Antique Cabinet
H 36 in. W 55.5 in. D 24 in.
Early 18th Century Italian Smaller-Sized Cabinet, Richly Carved, w/Top Lift Door
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian early 18th century small sized cabinet. This exquisite Italian cabinet, trimmed in richly carved moldings throughout, features a lift top and single door centered at it's ...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Cabinets

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Wood

Antique Italian Carved Oak Renaissance Revival Bar Cabinet, circa 1880s
Located in South Bend, IN
An exceptional 19th century Italian Renaissance Revival ornate carved oak cupboard or bar cabinet Italy, circa 1880s Measures: 49.75" W x 23" D x 63.63" H. Very good origina...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Cabinets

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Oak

Italian Early 19th C. Walnut Cabinet with Carved Column & Pilaster Accents
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian beautifully-carved walnut cabinet from the early 19th century, possibly older. This antique walnut buffet from Italy features a rectangular-shaped top with a carved egg-n-...
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Cabinets

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Walnut

Hand Carved Two-Door Cabinet
By Falegnameria Helmut Santifaller
Located in Milan, IT
This elegant cabinet was crafted of Swiss pine wood in a Minimalist shape that was planed by hand in a stunning pattern that combines geometric and symmetrical decorations with sinuo...
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2010s Italian Cabinets

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Iron

  • Hand Carved Two-Door Cabinet
  • Hand Carved Two-Door Cabinet
  • Hand Carved Two-Door Cabinet
  • Hand Carved Two-Door Cabinet
H 67.72 in. W 64.97 in. D 20.87 in.
18th Century Italian Cabinet
Located in Charleston, SC
Handsome 18th century Italian cabinet/cupboard with two large shelves inside in time worn patina More than ever, we selected the best, the rarest, the unusual, the spectacular, the ...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Cabinets

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Iron

  • 18th Century Italian Cabinet
  • 18th Century Italian Cabinet
  • 18th Century Italian Cabinet
  • 18th Century Italian Cabinet
H 70.50 in. W 44.50 in. D 18.75 in.
Petite Italian Wooden Storage Cabinet with Nicely Carved Skirt, 19th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian small-sized wood cabinet from the 19th century. This antique side cabinet from Italy is housed with a single recessed panel front door, with a pullout / pull-out shelf abo...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Cabinets

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Wood

Italian 1820s Small Oak Cabinet with Single Door and Geometric Carved Motif
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian oak small cabinet from the early 19th century, with single door and geometric carved motif. Created in Italy during the first quarter of the 19th century, this small oak c...
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Cabinets

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Oak

Italian Console and Cabinet by Bissacco
Located in New York, NY
Italian console and cabinet by Bissacco. The console is made from gilt wrought iron, and the cabinet is made with rosewood and carved gesso panels. Detailed gesso panels depict natur...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Cabinets

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Wrought Iron

  • Italian Console and Cabinet by Bissacco
  • Italian Console and Cabinet by Bissacco
  • Italian Console and Cabinet by Bissacco
  • Italian Console and Cabinet by Bissacco
H 37.25 in. W 123.25 in. D 20.25 in.
Early 19th Century, N. Italian Cabinet
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Hand-carved walnut cabinet with ribbed, panel doors below three-drawer of which the central one features a whirled. pinwheel relief. The whole on a raised bracket base. From the Pied...
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Cabinets

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Walnut

  • Early 19th Century, N. Italian Cabinet
  • Early 19th Century, N. Italian Cabinet
  • Early 19th Century, N. Italian Cabinet
  • Early 19th Century, N. Italian Cabinet
H 46 in. W 56.25 in. D 24 in.
Antique Italian Neoclassical Olivewood Pyramidal Cabinet
Located in Atlanta, GA
Antique Italian neoclassical olivewood pyramidal cabinet, in two parts, the tapering upper case with shelved interior, and brass mesh doors, with key. The lower paneled case fitted w...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Cabinets

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Brass

Pair of 1800s Italian Carved Walnut Cabinets with Canted Sides, Drawer and Doors
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of Italian walnut cabinets from the early 19th century, with canted sides, drawers, doors and carved motifs. Born in Italy during the early years of the 19th century, each of ...
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Cabinets

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Walnut

Lizzy Carved Wooden Ostrich, Cabinet with Stainless Steel Pedestal, Sculpture
Located in Lentate sul Seveso, Monza e Brianza
Hand carved wooden ostrich with mirror stainless steel pedestal, perfect as bar cabinet or sculpture to enrich the room. Designed by Piero Manara (Casamanara studio) Inside: cardina...
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2010s Italian Cabinets

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Stainless Steel

19th Century Italian Carved Walnut Display Cabinet
Located in London, GB
An Italian carved walnut vitrine. Constructed in carved walnut, rising from a serpentine ogee edged plinth base with a mirror back, having a central mythological winged figure flank...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Baroque Revival Vitrines

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Walnut

17th Century Italian Walnut Wood Corner Cabinet
Located in Dallas, TX
This antique walnut cabinet is from northern Italy's Veneto region. The top has stepped in moldings while the door frontage has two panels, each with three levels of shaped moldings ...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Cabinets

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Walnut

Two, 18th Century, Italian, Hand Painted Cabinets
Located in Newport Beach, CA
A pair of richly colored, hand carved, polychrome, Italian, clipped-corner, two door cabinets. Each with faux marbled tops and bases. Decorated with vignettes of birds and urns amids...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Cabinets

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Wood, Wood

  • Two, 18th Century, Italian, Hand Painted Cabinets
  • Two, 18th Century, Italian, Hand Painted Cabinets
  • Two, 18th Century, Italian, Hand Painted Cabinets
  • Two, 18th Century, Italian, Hand Painted Cabinets
H 36.25 in. W 32.5 in. D 13.75 in.
Italian Neoclassical Style Hand Painted Cabinet on Stand
Located in Cypress, CA
Fabulous Italian neoclassical style hand painted two-door cabinet on stand, First half of the 20th century. The cabinet is surmounted with a moulded cornice, above two hand-paint...
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20th Century Italian Neoclassical Cabinets

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Wood, Wood

Pair of 19th Century Flemish Carved Walnut and Marble Cabinets
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of Flemish carved walnut and marble cabinets, each one with removable canted inset gray marble tops, with one angel head frieze drawer, over the Florentine carved case, fitted...
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Antique 19th Century Italian High Victorian Cabinets

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Marble

17th Century Tuscan Walnut Cabinet, Italian, circa 1680
Located in San Francisco, CA
Original walnut cabinet credenza with three drawers above the cabinet with stop fluted pilasters standing on four lion paw feet. The feet on this cabinet maybe older replacements. T...
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Antique Late 17th Century Italian Cabinets

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Walnut

Antique Walnut Kneeler Pray-God Cabinet, 17th Century, Italy
Located in Cuneo, Italy (CN)
Antique walnut kneeler, pray to god, hand-carved with period tiles, has a front door and can act as a container cabinet, very old, completely hand-built in the 17th century, from Pie...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Cabinets

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Walnut

Italian Writing Desk with Upper Cabinet, Milan, circa 1730
Located in Milano, IT
Writing desk with upper cabinet Milan, first half of the 18th century Carved walnut partially veneered in olive wood and walnut burl; traces of ebonizing. It measures 66.53 in x ...
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Antique 1730s Italian Baroque Cabinets

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Olive, Walnut, Walnut

Italian Walnut Rococo Decorative Carved Cuboard, Circa 1750
Located in Charleston, SC
Italian walnut Rococo cupboard with a carved molded edge top, decorative incised carvings, upper single drawer and a lower cabinet with the original wooden knobs, original locking me...
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Antique 1750s Italian Rococo Cabinets

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Iron

Italian Louis XVI Painted and Parcel Gilt Curio Cabinet
Located in Rochester, NY
19th century Italian painted parcel-gilt beveled glass curio cabinet. Carved wood. Louis XVI style. One of several items we are selling from a living estate.  
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Antique 19th Century Italian Cabinets

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Gold Leaf

Functional Contemporary Cabinet Sculpture by the Italian Artist Paolo Lumini
Located in Byron Bay, NSW
Stunning contemporary sculpture but also a functional cabinet by Paolo Lumini an Italian contemporary artist from Tuscany. Made in carved wood and bamboo.
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2010s Italian Modern Cabinets

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Wood, Bamboo

GENUINE Renaissance Walnut Cabinet Buffet, Italian, Early 17TH Century
Located in San Francisco, CA
A tall walnut cabinet buffet, having a plank top with dentil moulding above a single drawer. The recessed paneled doors with iron pulls, flanked by Doric columns sitting on multi-moi...
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Antique Early 18th Century Italian Renaissance Cabinets

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Walnut

Italian Carved Walnut Cherub Lions Bookcase China Cabinet
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a wonderful carved walnut bookcase from Italy. Look at the incredible carving and quality of this bookcase. Notice the mythical creatures and cherubs and lions that adorn thi...
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Renaissance Bookcases

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Glass, Walnut

Italian Art Deco Extraordinary Bar Cabinet by Pier Luigi Colli, 1930
By Pier Luigi Colli
Located in Rome, IT
To realize the beauty of bar cabinet please view the photos. The same set is available the table, six chairs and the sideboard with the mirror.
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Cabinets

Italian Carved Walnut Cherub Lions Bookcase China Cabinet
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a wonderful carved walnut bookcase from Italy. Look at the incredible carving and quality of this bookcase. Notice the mythical creatures and cherubs and lions that adorn thi...
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Renaissance Bookcases

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Glass, Walnut

Small Antique Walnut Wood Renaissance Style Cabinet from Italy, Late 1800s
Located in Dallas, TX
From Italy, this small antique walnut wood cabinet is in the Renaissance style and dates to the late 1800s. There are some particularly interesting motifs on this piece. Notice the t...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Renaissance Cabinets

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Walnut

Italian Elaborately-Carved Wood Buffet Console Cabinet, Late 19th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian credenza console with intricate carved details from the 19th century. This antique buffet cabinet from Italy is elaborately carved with various egg-and-dart, foliage, and ...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Credenzas

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Metal

20th Century Italian Pair of Cabinet Writing Desks by Silvio Cavatorta
By Silvio Cavatorta
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A vintage Mid-Century Modern Italian pair of cabinet writing desks (his and hers) with a two-door bases and shelving tops, designed by Silvio Cavatorta. The front writing surfaces sh...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Cabinets

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Mahogany, Rosewood

Italian Renaissance Style Carved Oak Sideboard, 1890s
Located in Pully, CH
Amazing 1890s Italian Renaissance heavily carved oak sideboard, cabinet, credenza or buffet.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Renaissance Cabinets

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Oak

Midcentury Italian Bookcase, Column Cabinet, Hand Carved Walnut Wax-Polished
By Bassano's Ebanisteria
Located in Vigonza, Padua
Midcentury Italian bookcase, column cabinet, diffusely hand carved with Renaissance motifs, wax-polished A precious column aesthetically and as a quality of execution, from of artis...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Bookcases

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Walnut

Italian Louis XVI Painted and Parcel-Gilt Curio Cabinet
Located in Rochester, NY
19th century Italian painted and parcel-gilt curio cabinet. Carved wood. Louis XVI style. Original damask silk interior. Fitted with an interior light.   
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Antique Late 19th Century European Cabinets

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Giltwood, Paint, Wood

Hand Carved Cabinet in Old Grey Wood and Glass - Limited Edition
By Ferruccio Laviani
Located in Lentate sul Seveso, Monza e Brianza
The grandiose boiserie Gothik-B presents itself as a tall glass wall with rose windows and vaults, evoking the façade of a work of 12th-century French architecture, a cathedral in th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Gothic Cabinets

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Glass, Wood

Liberty Italian Carved and Gilt-Metal Mounted Sideboard Cabinet
Located in Rome, IT
Elegant Italian finely carved and gilt-metal mounted liberty sideboard cabinet, early 20th century. Measures: 240 x 180 x 55 cm.
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20th Century Italian Art Nouveau Sideboards

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Fruitwood

Antique Walnut Pharmacy Cabinet with Counter and Clock, Dated 1844, Italy
Located in Cuneo, Italy (CN)
Complete antique pharmacy cabinet, all hand built and carved in precious solid Italian walnut wood, complete with 3 "u" walls with counter, clock at the top, open parts are combined ...
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Antique 1840s Italian Apothecary Cabinets

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Walnut

Midcentury Tuscan Renaissance Cabinet in Solid Carved Walnut Polished to Wax
Located in Vigonza, Padua
A beautiful small sideboard in solid blond walnut, richly carved with vegetal motifs and characteristic renaissance teeth. Good Patina polished to wax Measure cm: H 95 W 91 D 45
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Mid-20th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Cabinets

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Walnut

An Italian Carved and Gilt-Metal Mounted Sideboard Cabinet
Located in Rome, IT
An Italian finely carved and gilt-metal mounted Sideboard Cabinet , early 20th century. cm.240x180x55
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20th Century Italian Sideboards

Liberty Italian Carved and Gilt-Metal Mounted Sideboard Cabinet
Located in Rome, IT
Elegant Italian finely carved and gilt-metal mounted liberty sideboard cabinet, early 20th century. Measures: 240 x 180 x 55 cm.
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20th Century Italian Art Nouveau Sideboards

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Fruitwood

North Italian 19th Century Baroque Revival Style Carved Walnut Figural Cassone
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A fine North Italian 19th century Baroque Revival style carved walnut figural cassone drop-front cabinet - Bargueno. The rectangular carved "Cassone" top with a single drop-down door...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Baroque Revival Cabinets

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Walnut

Italian Rococo Style 1800s Hand-Carved Oak Demi-Lune Cabinet with Cartouches
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian Rococo style hand-carved oak two-door demilune cabinet with cartouche motifs from the early 19th century. This Italian credenza features an exquisite semi-circular top, ad...
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Credenzas

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Wood, Oak

An Italian Pair of Small-Sized 18th C. Carved-Walnut Side Chests or Nightstands
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of small-sized Italian walnut wood side chests from the 18th century. These antique cabinets from Italy have rectangular-shaped tops, with hand carved egg-and-dart trim along ...
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Antique 18th Century Italian Cabinets

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Wood

Antique Herbal Pharmacy Cabinet with Named Drawers, Early 19th Century, Italy
Located in Cuneo, Italy (CN)
Antique pharmacy / herbalist cabinet with many small drawers and visible part in the base, dark green lacquered with mustard greens, identifying writings of the various essences on s...
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Apothecary Cabinets

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Wood

Large Italian Bookcase with Cabinets and Carved Details in Walnut
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Bookcase, walnut, brass, Italy, 1960s Wonderful Italian open bookcase with five cabinets. All elements feature carved details that contribute to the sculptural and grand expressio...
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Bookcases

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Brass

Large Italian 19th Century Baroque Style Oak-Carved Figural Credenza Cabinet
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A fine and rare Italian 19th century Baroque style oak-carved figural credenza cabinet. The upper part with a pair of colorful Vitreaux (Stained glass) panelled doors, surmounted on ...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Baroque Revival Buffets

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Marble

Shangdu Cabinet Bar
Located in Paris, FR
Cabinet bar Shangdu with burnished solid brass frame and feet. With 2 doors, 3 shelves and 2 drawers inside. Doors in black glass engraved with silvered finishes. Inside in matte var...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Cabinets

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Silver, Brass

  • Shangdu Cabinet Bar
  • Shangdu Cabinet Bar
  • Shangdu Cabinet Bar
  • Shangdu Cabinet Bar
H 73.23 in. W 49.22 in. D 21.66 in.
Heritage Italian Provincial Carved Walnut Commode or Bar Cabinet
By Heritage Furniture
Located in South Bend, IN
A gorgeous Italian Provincial carved walnut commode, sideboard, or bar cabinet By Heritage USA, circa 1980s Measures: 48" W x 16" D x 30.25" H. Very good original vintage...
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Late 20th Century American French Provincial Sideboards

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Walnut

Italian 19th Century Baroque Style Carved Oak Figural Vitrine Cabinet circa 1880
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A fine and rare Italian 19th century Baroque style carved oak figural single-door vitrine cabinet. The upper surmounted on each side with a figure of a young fisherman holding a fish...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Baroque Revival Vitrines

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Glass, Oak

Large, 19th Century, Tuscan Cabinet
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Large, handsome, raised, two-door, hand carved, cabinet in cherrywood.
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Antique 1870s Italian Cabinets

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Cherry

  • Large, 19th Century, Tuscan Cabinet
  • Large, 19th Century, Tuscan Cabinet
  • Large, 19th Century, Tuscan Cabinet
  • Large, 19th Century, Tuscan Cabinet
H 45.25 in. W 61.75 in. D 31.25 in.
Jumbo Collection Fragonard Cabinet in Wood
By Jumbo Collection
Located in Cantu, IT
The Fragonard line expresses the innovative approach to the classic style, typical of Jumbo Collection, capable of expertly combining classic inspiration and experimentation in manuf...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Cabinets

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Metal

  • Jumbo Collection Fragonard Cabinet in Wood
  • Jumbo Collection Fragonard Cabinet in Wood
  • Jumbo Collection Fragonard Cabinet in Wood
  • Jumbo Collection Fragonard Cabinet in Wood
H 81.89 in. W 51.97 in. D 19.69 in.
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Italian Carved Cabinet For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal Italian carved cabinet for your home. Each Italian carved cabinet for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, walnut and metal. Find 900 options for an antique or vintage Italian carved cabinet now, or shop our selection of 22 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer Italian carved cabinet, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. An Italian carved cabinet made by Baroque designers — as well as those associated with Mid-Century Modern — is very popular. Pier Luigi Colli, Osvaldo Borsani and Vittorio Dassi each produced at least one beautiful Italian carved cabinet that is worth considering.

How Much is an Italian Carved Cabinet?

An Italian carved cabinet can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $6,064, while the lowest priced sells for $250 and the highest can go for as much as $325,013.

Finding the Right Case Pieces and Storage Cabinets for You

Of all the antique and vintage case pieces and storage cabinets that have become popular in modern interiors over the years, dressers, credenzas and cabinets have long been home staples, perfect for routine storage or protection of personal items. 

In the mid-19th century, cabinetmakers would mimic styles originating in the Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI eras for their dressers, bookshelves and other structures, and, later, simpler, streamlined wood designs allowed these “case pieces” or “case goods” — any furnishing that is unupholstered and has some semblance of a storage component — to blend into the background of any interior. 

Mid-century modern furniture enthusiasts will cite the tall modular wall units crafted in teak and other sought-after woods of the era by the likes of George Nelson and Finn Juhl. For these highly customizable furnishings, designers of the day delivered an alternative to big, heavy bookcases by considering the use of space — and, in particular, walls — in new and innovative ways. Mid-century modern credenzas, which, long and low, evolved from tables that were built as early as the 14th century in Italy, typically have no legs or very short legs and have grown in popularity as an alluring storage option over time. 

Although the name immediately invokes images of clothing, dressers were initially created in Europe for a much different purpose. This furnishing was initially a flat-surfaced, low-profile side table equipped with a few drawers — a common fixture used to dress and prepare meats in English kitchens throughout the Tudor period. The drawers served as perfect utensil storage. It wasn’t until the design made its way to North America that it became enlarged and equipped with enough space to hold clothing and cosmetics. The very history of storage case pieces is a testament to their versatility and well-earned place in any room. 

In the spirit of positioning your case goods center stage, decluttering can now be design-minded. A contemporary case piece with open shelving and painted wood details can prove functional as a storage unit as easily as it can a room divider. Whether you’re seeking a playful sideboard made of colored glass and metals, an antique Italian hand-carved storage cabinet or a glass-door vitrine to store and show off your collectibles, there are options for you on 1stDibs.