Vintage & Antique Chest of Drawers from all the Major Periods
The website’s inventory is updated on a regular basis to ensure that you have enough styles to choose from when buying a vintage chest of drawers from different periods and in many different styles. With an overwhelming array of options, use this guide to narrow down your choices in buying the best vintage drawers to match your style and to fit with other period pieces of furniture around your home. There are different styles to choose from from a small antique chest of drawers to a 19th century mahogany chest with a full spectrum of pricing options alongside, so you are sure to find the best antique drawers item which fits your style and budget.
Vintage & Antique Chest of Drawers Styles Ideal for the Bedroom
A drawer cabinet, also known as a chest of drawers, is one of the most essential pieces of bedroom furniture for any home. But this is also a versatile piece of furniture because it is utilitarian at its core. It is not just used solely on the bedroom but would also be a practical yet stylish addition to the living room, hallway, or the study room. It is designed to provide extra storage space but can also be used to enhance the interior décor, depending on the style that you choose.The tallboy or tall chest of drawers is the ideal choice of style when you need a lot of storage space. In particular, you can add them to the bedroom to organize your clothing and personal items or provide more storage right next to your dressing table. They can help you keep organized while also act as a focal point of your interior design. Another style of antique chest of drawers would be the petite ones. Those are perfect for small homes, or if you just need extra storage space. They can be added to a corner or as an accent to your existing home décor.
Tips for Buying Vintage Chest of Drawers
Choosing an antique chest of drawers for your home showcases your taste for an eclectic or vintage style. It’s a great investment if you want to build a décor theme for your home that is geared towards a specific era or period like the 18th century. At the same time, this type of furniture adds uniqueness or can serve as a conversation piece, whether you want to use these old-style chest of drawers for a bedroom or living room furniture. The first consideration to make when browsing through your options for vintage drawers for sale is the style. It is important to educate yourself about the different vintage styles available. This will help to create cohesiveness in your overall design at home or for any room in the house. At Love Antiques, you will find numerous styles such as Victorian chest, Art Nouveau, or Art Deco styles. No matter which style of vintage chest of drawers you choose, rest assured that it will provide a significant impact to your home interior style.
Antique Chest of Drawers Which Material?
Another important element to consider when choosing which old chest of drawers to buy is the material used. When you browse the old chest of drawers for sale, you have a multitude of options available. The website offers a range of wooden materials that include mahogany chest of drawers, oak chest of drawers, walnut chest of drawers, or pine chest of drawers. The type of material used for these drawers, whether solid wood or something else, will also determine the quality, durability, and overall look and feel.
Antique Chest of Drawers for Sale Online at Love Antiques
If you are looking for a quality chest of drawers for sale, look no further than Love Antiques. This website has earned its reputation displaying the best vintage antique furniture UK, based independent antique dealers have to offer. Whatever antique item you are looking for, whether it is an antique chest or retro to mid-century furniture, you can find it all here.With your discerning style, you are sure to find what you’re looking for since the website stocks thousands of vintage antique chest of draw pieces and other antique products. It is easy to set up a buyer’s account so you can get started on your shopping. If you are from the UK, you may call 020 8045 3745 if you have any inquiries about the products or if you have questions on the buying process.
Vintage Antique Chest of Drawers FAQs
How do you date an old chest of drawers?
If they’re original, the handles would be a good indication. The pear drop handles on each drawer will tell you that the furniture will either be from the Queen Anne or the William and Mary period. Swan neck handles would mean that the item was created from the 1750s onwards. Mouldings would also be able to tell you the date these chests were manufactured. The 17th century had mouldings applied to the carcass, but in the 18th century, these were transferred to the drawers’ edges. During the George II period, the drawers had ovolo mouldings. By 1760, cock bead moulding was used on drawers.
What's the difference between an antique dresser and an antique chest of drawers?
A dresser or the dressing table has drawers where folded clothes as well as lingerie were kept. It has a mirror attached to it. A chest of drawers, on the other hand, only has drawers as well as a top space.
How do I identify an antique chest of drawers?
Check the inside as well as the back side of the chest of drawers. You should be able to find a stamp or label that would indicate the name of the company that created the furniture. There are also some cases wherein the year as well as the city where the antique chest was created would be placed. Much like other antiques, if hand crafted, you would find indications like the name or the initials. Other than being built using wood such as teak, burr walnut, oak, and mahogany, these items also have notable features; for example, you could find an antique chest of drawers on wheels, which lessened any problem on mobility. A large antique chest of drawers in the United Kingdom, including an antique tall chest of drawers, could cost between £300 and £7,000. There are chests with bun feet, which could cost between £125 and £3800, or even more, called as such due to the feet being shaped like a flattened sphere, a known feature in 17th century furniture. Time periods such as the Georgian and Victorian regency eras, Edwardian, Queen Anne, William Mary, 18th century, and 19th century each have notable characteristics that would help a dealer value these types of antiques.
What's the meaning of chest of drawers?
Chest of drawers refers to a furniture piece with a set of drawers in its frame. This versatile and essential type of storage is where clothes are usually kept, but it can also store other things. Albeit ideally for the bedroom, the chest of drawers can also be placed in other areas such as the studies and sitting rooms.
How much should I pay for a vintage chest of drawers?
A vintage style chest of drawers sale UK dealers are offering could start at £220. The cost of an old vintage chest of drawers varies among sellers, but it depends on a lot of factors, from the condition of the item to its rarity, to the material used.