Antique buffets are increasingly popular for today’s homes, bought by people who want a unique and very useful piece of storage furniture. In addition to providing versatile storage and serving space, the antique buffets in our online store are beautifully handcrafted. They often feature ornate hand-carvings and elegant glass doors. We find our buffets in Europe — most of them are French — and hand-pick the best to ship them back to the USA. Our customers can’t get enough of these fabulous pieces! Whether it’s a wood buffet with hutch for your living room, or a French Country buffet server for your dining room, we’ve got the stylish furniture to meet your needs. Here are some photos of antique buffets making a great impression in our customers’ homes.
Debbie and Drew bought this antique French Brittany buffet from us and discovered it was the perfect choice for their kitchen. It was just the right size to fit with the lower ceilings in their space. Debbie found in our store a very beautiful antique Brittany buffet that is on the petite side. It fit exactly where she needed the buffet in her kitchen. As you can see, it was the ideal piece to display her Jadeite Fire King collection. This collection was made by Anchor Hocking in the 1940s.
A French Buffet
Natalya in California bought this antique French buffet from us for her kitchen. Elaborate walnut carvings make a wonderful decorative statement in her kitchen. The buffet dates to 1900 and as Natalya has three lively young sons running around, a big sturdy buffet like this is perfect for the kitchen. The storage space in the large buffet makes it as practical for Natalya’s family as it is beautiful.
This is an antique French Brittany buffet that we delivered to our customer May in Pensacola Beach, Florida. May wanted us to give it an update and alter it to accommodate a TV. So we asked a local restoration company to remove the central support between the left and center upper doors, and attach it to the end of the left door. They did a wonderful job and it is now a gorgeous TV cabinet for May. The front of the cabinet is hand-carved in traditional Brittany style. Notice the scenes of rural life and figures of a man and woman acting as support columns.
A Piece of Dining Room Decor
Many of our customers buy an antique buffet from us for their dining rooms. This is the perfect place for it as it stores all your serving dishes, stemware and silverware. It also provides extra serving space when you are entertaining. For example, Paul and Lane selected this antique Louis XV Buffet from Liege, Belgium, from us for their handsome dining room.
Lenore and John bought this super antique French Henry II buffet in the Hunting style from us for their recently purchased cottage in North Carolina. The cottage is more than 100 years old so it makes sense to furnish it with antiques too! A carved scene of a hunter and stag on the upper cabinet makes this buffet a work of art. The two lower cabinet doors are carved with mythical, dragon-like creatures. These add yet more character to this charming cottage. The vintage French chairs are also from our store.
Then Lenore found another buffet she loved. She decided to get creative with it for her bedroom!
The pretty Louis XVI buffet is carved in oak wood with delightful ribbons, floral designs and coats of arms. Crafted in France in 1930, the buffet also features mirrored doors and open display shelves that made it the perfect choice to be repurposed as a bedroom dresser. There is so much space to tuck away your jewels and silk scarves and other favorite pieces of clothing!
Antique Buffets Galore!
We’ve got all sorts of buffets for your selection. Perhaps a marble top credenza or sideboard tickles your fancy. Maybe an antique oak, Art Deco buffet cabinet is the style you need. Like all of our antique furniture, these antique sideboards are crafted from solid woods. This includes oak and walnut. Styles include but are not limited to Jacobean, Regency, Art Nouveau, Mid Century Modern, and more, each demonstrating expert craftsmanship. From teak to oak buffet, from late 19th century to early 20th century, our sideboard buffets, buffet tables and china cabinets are sure to impress.
If you want to browse our antique buffets in our store, we are sure you will find plenty of inspiration for your own home. Remember that shipping is always free in the continental US and some parts of Canada, so you can afford to indulge yourself with one of these unique pieces of furniture that are as useful as they are handsome! From retro side tables fitted with an inlay to a mahogany sideboard with a lovely lacquer, we’ve got the furniture you need.
Aimee owns EuroLuxHome.com with her husband and best friend, Greg. Aimee sources amazing antique furniture, vintage lighting, & high-quality reproduction furniture to help her customers decorate their homes in a unique way. She loves her 8 (you read that right) fuzzy children and is renovating a 1920s bungalow in South Carolina. Find us on Facebook or connect with EuroLux on Google+. Or you can sign up here to receive this blog in your inbox.