Large antique sideboards have become statement furniture pieces. Browse mid-century, Welsh, oak, French and painted sideboard styles for kitchens, hallways, dining rooms and bedrooms.
The earliest Sideboard, or Buffet, was apparently made as a specific piece of furniture in the 18th Century and is traditionally used in the dining room to store items relating to the serving of meals. Usually large items, they come in many different designs, styles and materials.
With the trend in more open plan living, you would think they might not be a popular piece of furniture in modern homes, but their practical uses and size actually work well with current day living, as they are used to support the TV and even records players, which, like the sideboard, has made a comeback. You will find them in many of the large and spacious homes in the U.S. and Europe. An antique pine kitchen dresser is often seen in smaller homes and makes the ideal place for displaying your treasured china. Antique dressers from the early 1900's are ideal for this purpose.
What is the difference between a sideboard and a buffet. Well, put simply if it is used in the dining room it is called a buffet and if in the living areas, it's called a sideboard. A vintage sideboard is much sought after, with the trend today for vintage items.
Our trusted dealers offer a wide range of antique sideboards and dressers.
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