Antique Asian Sideboard Buffet Long cabinets (55″ and Longer).
In this shopping category we show all of our antique Chinese Cabinets over 54″ in length. We may use the terms antique Chinese Sideboard cabinets, antique Chinese Buffet Cabinets or Antique Chinese Credenza Cabinets. These terms more closely describe their contemporary uses, and most can be used interchangeably. Originally these were storage cabinets, and often they were used for grain.
One of the names that was used in the past to describe a lot of these cabinets would be a coffer, so we may call a piece an Antique Chinese Coffer cabinet. Often the term coffer described a storage cabinet that contained some hidden space. This hidden are was sometimes behind a wide apron, and may be accessible when a drawer is taken out or by removing a false bottom in the cabinet. Often during restoration additional drawers may be added to the wide apron, so the hidden space is now more functional.
Many of the antique Chinese cabinets can function as a unique vanity. In most cases it is necessary to used a raised vessel sink, as these cabinets are rarely deep enough to accommodate all but the smallest drop in sinks. There are some creative ways to make a drop in sinks work, especially if you want to add a stone top to the cabinet. The top can made the necessary depth needed for the drop in sink, and the cabinet can be held away from the wall as need to allow the top to reach the wall.
If these Antique Asian Sideboard Buffet Long cabinets are longer than you are looking for, please check out our Antique Asian Small and medium Cabinets here.
Antique Asian Sideboard Buffet Long cabinets
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