Blog - Different types of Antique Wardrobes for your house

By Paul Walker 27/12/2017 21:09 Comments

Antique Wardrobes

Wardrobes have been a preferred storage solution for centuries because of the convenience that they provide. They are an iconic item of furniture that makes a great addition to any bedroom. They can be made in any size or shape and that makes able to fit in a room of any size. They can add different dimensions to any plain room. 

A wardrobe is the most practical and functional storage solution. It is full of character and an antique wardrobe will be the best element to put some charm of past in that room.

Stylish design furniture for Bedroom

Antique Wardrobes are very similar to the furniture elements called armoire. Armoire is a French word used to describe a standing closet used to store miscellaneous items. They have larger slots so that things like blankets and baskets can be easily stored in them.

Antique wardrobe can significantly impact the interior of the bedroom depending on the style and design of the furniture item, the already present elements in the room and the style preference of the person living in that room. These wardrobes are usually made of solid wood such as mahogany. Mahogany wardrobes are most desired because of their long-lasting nature.

You can read about the different styles of antique wardrobes as outlined below

Georgian Wardrobes

These wardrobes belong to the 18th and 19th They have a classic design. The design features often include paneled doors and they can even be turned into a cupboard wardrobe or an antique child’s wardrobe. They are also made from mahogany and that makes it a collector’s item.

Victorian and Edwardian Wardrobes

The styles of wardrobes in the Victorian ear and the Edwardian era have a lot of similarities. They often had a very large build. They were carved with large pieces of wood having ornate and intricate design. They are all highly influenced by decorative designs. These types of wardrobes can be made largely from oak, mahogany and pine.

Art Deco Wardrobe

The art decoration wardrobes from the 1920s and 1930s were only produced from highly polished or lacquered wood. They often had a curved and streamlined look. Some designs also lead emphasis on asymmetric designs like different sizes of doors that gave the piece a very unique and artsy feel.

These wardrobes can be recognized from their use of prominent lines. The art deco antique wardrobes from Harry and Lou Epstein are the most notable pieces from this era and are sold at remarkably high prices.

Antique wardrobes are crafted stylishly

 Often come in a wide variety of sizes and styles. Wardrobes are such an essential piece of furniture for every room and they can be used to style a room that does not have too many style elements. 

Hardwood wardrobes are more valuable and long lasting meaning that they can even remain in your family for centuries. They can also be passed down the generations and get more valuable with each passing year.

We hope this article has been able to tell you all about the different styles of Antique Wardrobes and where you can get the best Antique Wardrobe. You can even combine these designs to create your own form of Antique Wardrobes. This entirely depends on your budget and personal preference.

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