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9 Of The Best Corner Curio Cabinets for 2017

What is a curio cabinet?

Corner Curio Cabinets are a type of display case used for figurines or other “curious,” interesting objects. Typically, curio cabinets are made of wood and glass with shelves to display the items inside. They usually stand vertically and have glass on each side for maximum visibility of what is inside. Curio cabinets are used to protect the items inside from dust and they often have locks as an added security feature. These curio cabinets are a great way to show off any collections you may have, give a classy vibe to any room, and are also great for adding valuable storage storage space. Here are 10 affordable curio cabinet options.

 

1) Coaster Solid Wood Glass Corner China Curio Cabinet


This curio cabinet looks like a true classic cabinet. It’s small enough to fit in the corner of a room, so it won’t take up too much floor space, but it really has a classy feel to it. It’s made of rubber wood, not particle board, so it’s sure to hold your collection of treasures nice and sturdy. The shelf size of this cabinet seems a little on the small side (sixteen inches by sixteen inches), but there are 6 adjustable shelf surfaces so there’s plenty of room for everything. This model comes in medium brown which has a very traditional, almost colonial feel to it. (See a larger  image here)

The reviews on this piece, however, are a little subpar, as it has only 3.7 stars on Amazon, and there are reports that the stain color on the wood do not match up, as well as reports of the assembly being overly complicated. This piece is 72” tall and 115 pounds when assembled. Overall, it looks nice, but it might end up being a lot more trouble than it’s worth.

 

 

2) Acme 02347 Martha Corner Cabinet

This beauty comes in a very sophisticated looking cherry oak color, which gives a real sense of ornateness. If you want something simple but elegant to show off your collection, this might be the curio cabinet for you. This cabinet is pretty narrow–fifteen inches by fifteen inches, so it’s great for any small spaces. This model also has six shelves, though it is unclear if they are adjustable. The door on this curio cabinet has a magnetic latch on it, so it’ll stay nice and closed, and won’t pop back open. (See more of Martha Corner Cabinet here).

Reviewers report that this piece is very delicate, however, so if you have children or large pets, this might not be the right option for you. This piece has very mixed–and very few–reviews on Amazon, which should make you a little skeptical. There also appears to be some manufacturer’s errors made occasionally.  The price is extremely reasonable though, and the piece does look fantastic, and will surely add a classic look to your home.


3) Chintaly Imports Corner Curio With Mirror Interior

Wow! This piece is definitely very contemporary, sleek, and clean looking. It comes in silver or white options, and is almost entirely clear. The cabinet door has a magnetic latch to keep it secured when shut. There are four non-adjustable glass shelves that look enormous, and the front of the cabinet is curved glass, giving it a very nice look. The product description says you can put two of these cabinets side-by-side to create a half-moon round cabinet. The entire back of this piece is mirrored, which makes the entire thing look even bigger. The layout of this elegant curio cabinet is 30 inches by 21 inches, making it a little bigger than some of the other options on this list. It’s also one of the more expensive curio cabinets featured here, ringing in at over $1000. This item is also extremely heavy at 243 pounds. Buy this beautiful curio today!

There are not many reviews for this cabinet, but the ones that are available are great. If you have the space and the budget, this chic curio cabinet would be a great addition to any home or office.

4) Coaster Home Furnishings Contemporary Curio Cabinet

This cabinet has a great look to it that could be called country-chic. The Coaster Contemporary curio cabinet would look great with any kind of contemporary decor. This larger-than-average curio cabinet has four doors with breakfront molding on the glass. The wood construction is strong enough to hold the heaviest items in your collection: including heavy books and china. The windowpanes are a little smaller though, so if this curio cabinet might be more focused on storage than showing off your curios collection. 

The reviews seem to hint that this cabinet is not as big as it appears, though the product description says it is fifty two inches tall. The shelves also have a pretty narrow area to them, so larger items would likely not fit inside this cabinet–they have only a 14 inch depth at their largest point. Overall, this cabinet looks very nice, but is much smaller than it appears in the photo and might not be as useful for storage after all. Buy this one today.

5) Pulaski Corner Curio

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The Pulaski Corner Curio has a very cool modern feel to it. It’s got a dark brown exterior to it with a glass door and adjustable glass shelves inside. The interior is lit and the whole unit has a curved front–both are very cool features. At 78 inches tall, this modern curio cabinet is ready to hold any of your collectibles, from your largest fine china to your smallest figurines. It looks like this curio cabinet has five shelves and is ready to be the corner piece you’ve always dreamed of. This unit is on the more expensive side of this list, but it has great reviews and looks incredible. It weighs in at 150 pounds, and is 23 inches by 34 inches. The Pulaski Curio Cabinet will look great with any modern-style decor. If you’re looking for a curio cabinet that will not only show off your collection, but can also be a collectible piece as well, this cabinet is for you. Buy this amazing piece today!

 


6) Coaster Home Furnishings Traditional Curio Cabinet

This traditional curio cabinet is exactly what it claims to be. It’s perfect for a country-style home and would look great as an addition to the corner of a dining room or den. It’s lit from the top, which is a very useful and trendy detail. This cabinet weighs in at 97 pounds, and measures 23 inches by 9 inches, and is 66 inches tall. Though it looks very, nice several of the reviews explain that the piece has poor construction or has arrived damaged. The mixed reviews on Amazon should also lower your expectations: 3.7 stars.

There are several reports of buyings having to reorder is multiple times because of the damage. This product is relatively inexpensive, but you get what you pay for, and the Coaster Home Furnishings Traditional Curio Cabinet just might not be worth it.


7) Sleek Corner Curio

This curio is not lying when it says it is sleek. This cabinet has a very cool modern look to it that is sure to upgrade any room in your home. It comes with adjustable shelving, adjustable glides for leveling, v-grooved front glass, mirrored back, and a lighted interior. Wow! This curio cabinet has a victorian cherry finish to it that really makes it look classy. The product description says it weighs 97 pounds, but there is no description of the dimensions of the piece, though it looks like it is on the smaller side. There are eight glass shelves included, though one reviewer says they are, “a little thin.” The product description also says that shipping could take anywhere from four to six weeks, so if you’re in a rush, this isn’t the option for you.

Amazon reviews of this product are pretty good though. This curio cabinet looks as sleek as it claims, but it is also on the more expensive side of this list. If you can afford it and wait for it to ship, this seems like a great option!


8) Pemberly Row Mahogany Lighted Corner Curio Cabinet (SOLD OUT)

This little corner cabinet is just exactly that–for the corner! It’s sides measure only five and a half inches, making it take up a tiny amount of square footage–that’s great if you like the look of curio cabinets but don’t have much space for one. The unit is 70” tall, which means there is plenty of room for shelves inside; it comes with two fixed shelves, and three adjustable ones–all made of glass. The deep, rich mahogany color gives it a real victorian feel to it. This would be a great addition to any home or office. The shelf space is limited though, so it probably could not hold larger items, but this would be great for things like jewelry and figurines. There are mirrors on both sides of the interior, making this piece look much bigger. It also comes with a light at the top so show off your collectibles with pride. (See more of this attractive cabinet here)

There are currently no reviews on Amazon to give any insight into the quality. This Curio Cabinet weighs in at 86 pounds, and is priced in the middle-of-the-road: at least for this list. This little cabinet would look great no matter where you put it.


9) Middleham Lighted Matte Silver Mirrored Corner Curio Cabinet (SOLD OUT)

This chic little corner curio cabinet is very cool. It comes in a matte silver finish with glass shelves on the interior. This cabinet has a single latch door, three adjustable shelves, one fixed shelf, and and led lit display case. It’s small-space friendly at 63 inches tall, 26 inches wide, and 16 inches deep. Weighing in at 66 pounds, this cabinet is the lightest one of this list!  It’s also relatively reasonably priced at $493. The Middleham corner curio cabinet has a very industrial feel to it.

There are no Amazon reviews to add to the description but this cabinet looks incredible. As the product description for this piece says, “find romance in every corner, nook and cranny”–and they really mean it! This curio cabinet is great! It’s a great place to store your collectibles, guest towels, or anything you need to get out of the way–and it’ll be a great addition to your home.

 

 

 

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