Small China Cabinet

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Whether you have precious family heirlooms or a special plate collection, a small china cabinet can help to keep your valuables safe. Just because you have less space to work with, it doesn’t mean you can’t proudly display your favorite items. From ultra-narrow units to ones designed to fit in a corner, there’s a china cabinet to suit everyone. We’ve picked out a few of the best china cabinets for small spaces so you can find the best fit for you. 

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Our Picks

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Extreme Narrow China Cabinet
Manston 15'' Wide
Manston 15'' Wide
Manston 15'' Wide
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Manston 15'' Wide
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Manston 15'' Wide
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Extreme Narrow China Cabinet

Charlton Home®

Made for the narrowest of spaces, this china cabinet measures only fifteen inches wide. It has three drawers and a cabinet below, as well as two adjustable shelves at the top. Available in rich brown or white, assembly is required.

Designer Advice:

Due to the extremely small width of this cabinet, we recommend it for in-between spaces. Behind a door or even in a hallway next to your entrance – this cabinet will multitask as a storage unit and a way to fill dusty spaces. You can also display antiques on the top shelves, safely out of reach of pets and children. 

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Corner Small China Cabinet with Glass Door
Delorenzo 28'' Wide Solid Wood Mirrored Back Curio Cabinet with Lighting

Corner Small China Cabinet with Glass Door

Alcott Hill®

Featuring a mirrored back, this cabinet is made of solid wood. It measures twenty-eight inches wide and is available in brown, gray, or white. The seven glass shelves are adjustable. This cabinet also has an interior light to keep your china shining. 

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Contemporary Slim China Cabinet
Aminatou 26'' Wide China Cabinet
Aminatou 26'' Wide China Cabinet
Aminatou 26'' Wide China Cabinet
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Aminatou 26'' Wide China Cabinet
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Aminatou 26'' Wide China Cabinet
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Contemporary Slim China Cabinet

Wrought Studio™

You can choose from two finishes with this cabinet – solid white and acorn, or solid black and acorn. Crafted from glass and manufactured wood, it has two adjustable open shelves and a cabinet below. It also features soft-close hinges.

$259.99 $655

Designer Advice:

This cool cabinet takes inspiration from mid-century modern designs with its slim legs and herringbone pattern. We think it would look especially good in a room with retro furniture in mustard or navy-blue hues. Get colorful with the dishes you display for a fun yet sophisticated storage display. The shelves are wide enough for large dishes, too.

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Farmhouse Narrow China Cabinet
Kyles 26'' Wide Solid Wood China Cabinet with Lighting
Kyles 26'' Wide Solid Wood China Cabinet with Lighting
Kyles 26'' Wide Solid Wood China Cabinet with Lighting
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Kyles 26'' Wide Solid Wood China Cabinet with Lighting
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Kyles 26'' Wide Solid Wood China Cabinet with Lighting
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Farmhouse Narrow China Cabinet

Darby Home Co

Available in sand shell white, chestnut brown, black, and Champlain blue, this cabinet is made from solid wood. As well as drawer space at the bottom, it has three adjustable shelves and measures twenty-six inches wide. A glass door is included.

$1069.99 $1245

Designer Advice:

The charming rural look of this cabinet is perfect for a farmhouse or cottage-style décor scheme. To accentuate this look, opt for the sand shell white color. This is the most authentic rustic shade and will also be the easiest to pair with an existing décor scheme. Or, go for Champlain blue to achieve a coastal chic vibe.

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Streamlined Small China Hutch
Satsha 16.875'' Wide Curio Cabinet
Satsha 16.875'' Wide Curio Cabinet
Satsha 16.875'' Wide Curio Cabinet
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Satsha 16.875'' Wide Curio Cabinet
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Satsha 16.875'' Wide Curio Cabinet
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Streamlined Small China Hutch

Ebern Designs

Contemporary in design, this cabinet is sleek and streamlined. Measuring just under seventeen inches wide, it has four shelves including the base. Plus, the clear glass front and sides lets you keep an eye on your valuables at all times. 

$282.99

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Weathered China Cabinet with Drawers
Lavera 22'' Wide Solid Wood China Cabinet
Lavera 22'' Wide Solid Wood China Cabinet
Lavera 22'' Wide Solid Wood China Cabinet
Lavera 22'' Wide Solid Wood China Cabinet
Lavera 22'' Wide Solid Wood China Cabinet

Weathered China Cabinet with Drawers

Gracie Oaks

This china cabinet has two well-sized drawers at the bottom for bits and pieces. It comes in a weathered gray finish and is made of solid wood. Measuring twenty-two inches wide, it features two glass shelves and a wooden base shelf.

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Black China Cabinet for Small Spaces
Laforge 23.75'' Wide China Cabinet
Laforge 23.75'' Wide China Cabinet
Laforge 23.75'' Wide China Cabinet
Laforge 23.75'' Wide China Cabinet

Black China Cabinet for Small Spaces

Three Posts™

Measuring just under twenty-four inches wide, this cabinet is a dark black/brown color. Crafted from manufactured wood with natural wood grain variation, it has six shelves. Four of the shelves are adjustable. Each one can hold up to 20lbs. 

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Slim China Cabinet with Hooks
19'' Wide China Cabinet

Slim China Cabinet with Hooks

Red Barrel Studio®

Coming in a deep and rich shade of brown, this cabinet has a weight capacity of 100lbs. Made from manufactured wood, it features two shelves. It also has an area for a cutting board, and hooks for wine glasses at the top.

Designer Advice:

The perfect investment piece if you love to entertain, this cabinet can store china or your impressive wine collection. It’s built to have everything you need for a soiree, including a bottle opener in the drawer and a lattice for extra bottles. Moreover, the rich brown gives it an old-school traditional look that’s ideal for adding a classy touch. 

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Buying Guide

A narrow china cabinet serves a vital function; it's a means of effectively showcasing your beautiful chinaware and crystals. Also, it protects your precious valuables from dust and elements. If you own chinaware, buying such kind of cabinet is only logical.

Keep in mind that narrow china cabinets come in many different types, style variations, and features. Because of such, choosing the right one for your situation is a bit confusing. This article is going to be a narrow China cabinet buying guide to help you make the shopping task easier and minimize costly mistakes.

Since one of the primary purposes of a narrow china cabinet is to provide protection, it only makes sense that you get one that comes with doors. The doors are either outward opening, sliding or side entry.

  • The outward opening is perhaps the most common variation. This type of door swings outward, and it's typically located in the front area. It allows easy access of the cabinet from the front position.
  • Sliding doors allow access by sliding the doors sideways. The doors typically rest on a groove or track system, which allows easy sliding.
  • Side entry means that the doors are located at the side of the narrow china cabinet. It has the benefit of minimizing visual impediment when viewing from the front. On the downside, accessing and arranging your chinaware from the sides may be a complex task.

For most shoppers, it's typical to purchase a narrow china cabinet with at least one of the following features:

  • Mirrored Back - As the name suggests, this cabinet comes with a mirror on the back area of the furniture. The mirror's primary purpose is to emphasize the chinaware inside. The mirror also has other added benefits such as adding definition and style to the furniture. For small interiors, the mirror will help in making the room feel larger than it really is. Combined with excellent lighting, the mirrored back will often exuberate a dramatic effect.
  • Interior Lighting – A feature that will help draw the eyes towards and inside the cabinet. Most narrow china cabinets may feature either canister lights, halogen lighting or track lighting.
  • Adjustable Shelves - For most narrow china cabinets, the shelves are made from wood or glass. The adjustable shelves feature has the added benefit of allowing the user to adjust the distance between the shelves. This provides flexibility which is essential if you have chinaware with varying sizes.
  • Locks - Having a lock has the advantage of making your chinaware more secure. In most cases, it's a significant advantage when you have pets and kids in the house.

Keep in mind that a narrow china cabinet with more features is typically better. Of course, you'll have some restrictions, especially when it comes to the budget. The more feature the narrow china cabinet has, the more expensive it becomes.

Best Ideas

Shallow cabinet with doors

Tall solid hardwood cabinet with four drawers and multiple shelves exposed behind translucent glass door. The design, inspired by 18th century furniture from France of post-Rococo period, sports many lovable details, such as carved feet and rectangular form.

Home Styles White Buffet With Natural Wood Top And 2 Glass Door Hutch

Home Styles White Buffet With Natural Wood Top And 2 Glass Door Hutch

The narrow china cabinet for the little kitchen in the bachelor's apartment. It allows to keep your glasses in the open space but still consumes the minimum place. Equipped with a part of the top, so you can also prepare your food there.

Narrow china cabinet

Made from salvaged wood, this double door sideboard with hutch will add some traditional charm and elegance to the space. The sideboard measues 47"W x 20"D x 36"H, while the hutch has the size of 50"W x 19"D x 58"H.

Classics ltd chrome cabinet black and chrome trimmed narrow cabinet

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This narrow china cabinet offers a great style and practicality, providing considerable storage space and adding elegance to your living room or bedroom. Glazed upper shelves will create a good spot to present your collections.

Narrow china cabinet 2

This is a truly versatile piece - thanks to the rather small size and neutral white finish it can go perfectly in your living room as a china cabinet or even in your bathroom serving as a linen tower.

Keepsakes Curio China Cabinet

Keepsakes Curio China Cabinet

This Curio China Cabinet in Oak Finish is characterized by a solid wood frame, a mirrored glass back, and 5 glass shelves (4 are adjustable). The cabinet also features 2 functional doors and lighting at the top level.

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love this need to learn how to set up shelves like this. baskets on top like the molding color

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Cool narrow Higland's china cabinet basset. Check out this cool wooden finish. I fell in love with this simple but adorable furniture. I can see it in my dining room filled with my fave china and plates.

Sedona China Cabinet

Sedona China Cabinet

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HGTV Home Voyage China Curio Cabinet

Sweet Tea China Cabinet in Linen

Sweet Tea China Cabinet in Linen

Used china cabinet for sale

This large traditional china cabinet is constructed from natural cut solid pine and finished in a light ivory color. It is constructed of three same parts. Would be ideal for dining room storage. The upper part of this chine cabiner for sale - is glazed.

Dining room built in china cabinets

Ideal for tiny spaces, this narrow hutch china cabinet constitutes a perfect way to store your linens, tablecloths or clothes. Its elegant burgundy red stain emphasizes the refined character of the construction.

Shallow sideboard cabinet

I want our living space to be just as casual, low maintenance, charming, authentic (with history) and yet as inviting as this kitchen. Do keep revisiting for inspiration!

Very nice idea for a bookcase china cabinet and i

Very nice idea for a bookcase/china cabinet. and I love the color. This is from Ballard Designs.

Walnut narrow china display cabinet in the antique queen anne

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