Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Eastlake style chimney cupboard

In Furniture > Cabinets > Show & Tell.
Cabinets601 of 897US Army cabinetchina cabinet
17
Love it
0
Like it

fhrjr2fhrjr2 loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
pops52pops52 loves this.
trunkmantrunkman loves this.
tom61375tom61375 loves this.
DesignerDesigner loves this.
Dan121156Dan121156 loves this.
AzTomAzTom loves this.
mikelv85mikelv85 loves this.
inkyinky loves this.
aghcollectaghcollect loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
vanskyock24vanskyock24 loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
walksoftlywalksoftly loves this.
DrFluffyDrFluffy loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
See 15 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 8 years ago

    sarahoff
    (279 items)

    This lovely cupboard was handed down from my grandmother, my moms mom. I'm hoping someone can give me an idea of the style and era this cupboard was made.

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    logo
    Cabinets
    See all
    Vintage Mid Century Medical Dental Apothecary Glass & Metal Wall Cabinet
    Vintage Mid Century Medical Dental ...
    $175
    Antique Apothecary Cabinet Doctor's Cabinet Dental Cupboard Hutch & Base
    Antique Apothecary Cabinet Doctor's...
    $395
    Antique Country Farm Hutch Cabinet Cupboard Shabby Chic Drs. Office Mastercraft
    Antique Country Farm Hutch Cabinet ...
    $299
    Chinoiserie Vintage Asian Black Lacquer Cabinet side table with drawer wood
    Chinoiserie Vintage Asian Black Lac...
    $225
    logo
    Vintage Mid Century Medical Dental Apothecary Glass & Metal Wall Cabinet
    Vintage Mid Century Medical Dental ...
    $175
    See all

    Comments

    1. walksoftly walksoftly, 8 years ago
      Lovely cupboard, it has some unique joinery, perhaps fljr can fill in the blanks.
    2. walksoftly walksoftly, 8 years ago
      Could you provide a larger more detailed photo, these are too small. You should post one of the back as fljr is going to ask for it anyways :-)
    3. sarahoff sarahoff, 8 years ago
      I need to clean the cabinet out first which is a task thats been put off for way too long. Sunday project:)
    4. AzTom AzTom, 8 years ago
      I have never seen anything like that one, at least I don't remember seeing one.

      I would like to see more photos also. The wood on the door doesn't seem to match the cabinet, looks more primitive. I'll wait for the photos.

      What is a Chimney cupboard?
    5. sarahoff sarahoff, 8 years ago
      Thats a good question Tom, I just always assumed it referred to the shape of the cupboard. I guess the original ones were made to fill up the narrow wasted space next to the fireplace. Thanks for the tip Phil!!
    6. sarahoff sarahoff, 8 years ago
      Phil, I do believe you hit the nail on the head with this one!!
    7. Crazy-Ike, 8 years ago
      It is and Eastlake Cabinet.
    8. walksoftly walksoftly, 8 years ago
      I was leaning towards Estlake as well, but the door is so unusual. Perhaps someone just put their own spin on the Eastlake style, or it's a marriage.
    9. AzTom AzTom, 8 years ago
      I too thought it was Eastlake, except for the door. My first guess is it may of had a glass door on it.
    10. sarahoff sarahoff, 8 years ago
      Thank you all for the love:)
    11. Caperkid, 7 years ago
      Love it you have an awesome collection and a great eye.
    12. sarahoff sarahoff, 7 years ago
      Thank you so much Caperkid for the kind comment:)
    13. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 7 years ago
      Yes, No and certainly maybe. The pictures are far to small to see much. I would agree it is "Eastlake Style" but not Eastlake. The joinery doesn't appear to live up to their standards. I would guess this may have been made by a small local shop or craftsman. I would also guess the doors are original and were never glass. I say that because I believe it is a jelly cupboard which probably also stored other canned goods in glass jars. I remember growing up certain things were always stored in the dark.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.