French and Italian Classic Antique Armoires

By: Inessa


The French and Italian antique armoire is undoubtedly one of the most sought-after keepsakes by throngs of furniture enthusiasts, not only because it augments the beauty of a living or work space but the armoire also adds a hint of panache and élan. These antique armoires interestingly occupy minimal space when compared to other similar furniture and more therefore the living and work spaces are more clutter-free and are bestowed with abject beauty.
Apart from supplementing the beauty of the interior, these French and Italian armoires can transform your otherwise orthodox abodes into a whimsical paradise. The use of an antique Italian Renaissance Armoire, antique French Brittany Armoire or an antique Italian Renaissance Walnut Grand Armoire, and a thousand other choices, is a true testimony for the desire to create elegant living.
Antique armoires, especially those found in older, refined homes, are made of durable, natural materials, and so-called vintage armoires produced more recently continue the tradition of fine craftsmanship and the natural beauty of wood, brass and iron. Either are excellent choices to add long-lasting visual appeal to any room.
Indeed, it is customary for a prospective buyer to thoroughly check the quality and the durability while buying these antique armoires, as it is for every antique furniture selection, be it antique armoires, antique commodes, antique buffets etc. Once confirmed, these keepsakes bequeath an interesting historic relevance as part of their overall charm.
Of particular importance, one should examine the hinges and other hardware as well as the condition of the wood. Traditionally, the woods used for antique armoires are both strong and sturdy. In most cases the woods used were denser, having been harvested in a natural setting, making these pieces heavier than more recent examples.
There has always been a visually stimulating old-style aesthetic beauty in these classic antique armoires and they are almost without exception more detailed when compared to recent ones. Because of the intensive craftsmanship and time required to produce antique armoires, they are almost impossible to duplicate with today’s materials and skills. Antique armoires offer increased storage spaces making it easy to find sufficient space for storing clothes, supplies, electronic equipment, etc. Apart from these useful storage spaces, some antique armoires even have secret spaces which allow the owners to store expensive jewelry, cash or important documents.
Inessa Stewart’s Antique’s & Interiors, a strong leader in the antique furniture business, has been phenomenally successful for over 21 years in offering best-in-class antique furniture varieties like antique armoires, antique commodes and many more, all of which speak to the far-reaching impact of timeless French and Italian antique furniture.

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