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Antique Chests of Drawers

An antique chest of drawers adds grandeur and sophistication to any bedroom, living room, or storage area. Here at Vinterior, we have a huge range of pieces from vintage 19th century hand painted Swedish drawers to magnificent, towering units from the 18th century. Whatever your style, we have a piece to suit you and your home.

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Antique pine chests of drawers


You can’t go wrong with a classic antique pine chest of drawers. Coming in various styles, colours, and shapes, it’s easy to choose a set to complement your space.

Pop an antique chest of drawers in a living space for added storage, fill one with your clothes in your bedroom, or place one in a hallway to add some flair to an otherwise empty space. There are many styling opportunities when it comes to an antique pine chest of drawers .

The best way to match your antique chest of drawers to your current furniture, like wardrobes, beds and bedside tables is to ensure the wood is the same. Pick gorgeous light antique pine chests of drawers for brighter rooms. Deep mahogany is sturdy, strong and takes you back to days gone by. And walnut to celebrate the natural grains of the wood.

If you’re seeking an antique chest of drawers for sale online, we have an array of options sure to satisfy the pickiest shopper or antique collector. If you want to narrow your options to something more specific, use our filter options on the left-hand side of the screen. You can choose drawers according to style, period, price, and so much more.

The history of antique chests of drawers


Fancy a history lesson? Keep reading.

Antique chests of drawers have transformed dramatically over the centuries thanks to better tools, skilled cabinet makers, and wealthier customers resulting in greater demand.

The earliest type of antique chest was simply a box with a lid, known as the coffer. This is the earliest type of antique furniture on record. And dates back to the 13th century.

It wasn’t until the mid-18th-century that antique chests were produced with décor and styling in mind. Pieces were crafted in different shapes, with the serpentine front and the bow fronted chest emerging in the 1770s. These pieces are rare but durable. And they’ll fit beautifully in almost any home with an antique theme.

As you can imagine, with time, style and décor became more and more important as antique chests of drawers were designed for homes and businesses around the world.

Our expansive collection boasts pieces dating as far back as the 1600s, so you can go for a style as antique or as contemporary as you like. Choose from Victorian pine circa the 1800s, or go even further back in time with a baroque piece from the 1700s.