This charming Stockholm settee is an excellent example of the best of Gustavian design. It was made in 1780 and signed by Johan Erik Höglander, a famous chair maker of the time, who lived and worked in Stockholm. The settee has beautiful detailed carvings of roses in the center of the back and a series
This simple country bench has delicate carvings across the apron, with star motifs at the center and corner. The tapered legs end in a carved diamond design. The bench has been upholstered with Belgian linen in the old manner. ref. 7-7825 $7,900 17” high 68” wide 20” deep
These chairs were made in Stockholm in the late 18th century by members of the Stockholm Guild of craftsman. They have an elegant openwork cutout design at the back which was distinct to some Stockholm chairs at that time. They have a comfortable curved back and graceful arms with traces of the original paint remaining
These country Rococo armchairs have an elegant simplicity, with interesting curved backs, and arms ending in graceful outward curves. A similar pair is pictured in “The Golden Age of the Chair,” a Swedish book devoted to antique chairs where they are attributed to Alexander Thunberg. The old pale blue paint is a very pleasing easy
These footstools of the Gustavian period are unusual due to their generous size and elaborate carvings. They are finished on all four sides with a richly carved flower motif flanked by scrolls in the form of leaves and ending in elegant reeded legs. The traces of white remaining are all original. ref. 7-7821 $6,200 17”
These rare chairs have great form with a fan shaped carving on the crest and original leather seats. The apron echoes the same fan shape as the crest and the legs have intricate carvings at the top and bottom, which is unusual. The old blue paint is a wonderful compliment to the leather seats. ref.
These Gustavian Period dining chairs are examples of work by the Stockholm Chair Makers Guild. The carved open work motif at the center of the back is typical of this style, which is seen in many variations. The front legs are ornately carved beginning with a rosette at the corners above a reeded leg. The
These impressive chairs have many wonderful qualities; the grey paint surface is original, they have detailed carvings with rosettes at the side of the aprons, and acanthus leaf carvings grace the front legs, but, most importantly, is how comfortable they are. The backs are high and give support at the perfect angle, and the seats
These elegant Gustavian Period chairs were made by the skilled craftsman of the Stockholm Guild in the late 18th century. They are both decorative and comfortable, with a carved open work motif and a curved upholstered back. The traces of white paint remaining are original. The legs, both back and front, are refined and gently
These chairs were made by The Thonet Company in Austria and have legs designed in the typical style of their garden furniture. They have a great patina with old green paint showing traces of early blue paint. They are very sturdy and ready for a summer on the porch. ref. 7-7782 $1,600 33” high 17”
This pair of signed chairs show the skill of the Lindome chair makers, and bear the stamped mark of the maker, Johanes Andersson. They are examples of a transitional style between the Rococo and Gustavian periods, with the backs typically Rococo, and legs showing Gustavian influences. The original paint surface although predominately a light grey
These elegant chairs, bearing a Stockholm stamp, were made and signed by Johan Erik Höglander, a prolific chair maker in Sweden. The chairs have a carved rosette at the crest, a floral medallion at the center of the apron, and a carved floral motif above reeded legs. They are covered in a linen fabric. ref.
This spectacular settee is a fine example of the work of the renowned chairmakers guild in lindome, sweden. The lindome signature, of the fruit and flowers of the hops plant, is beautifully expressed in exquisite carvings on the crest and apron, which are spaced between geometric carvings. This pattern is echoed on the arms as
The rustic pair of Thonet garden chairs in old white paint surface are pictured in the 1904 Thonet catalogue. They were model number 14004 and were made of birch wood. There is a barely visible Thonet mark on the back of one chair. They are very sturdy and in remarkable condition given their age. ref.
These sturdy Swedish dining chairs have a simple yet stately look typical of country chairs made for long evenings at the table. The front aprons has a fabulous carved detail ending in a circular design that is repeated on the backs. ref. 7-7620 $8,400 40" high 18" wide 17" deep 18.5" seat height
These unusual stools in original paint have the typical Gustavian carved leaf motif surrounding the apron and elegant splayed legs emanating from a carved rosette at the top. The stools have the easily identifiable stamp of the Stockholm Chair Makers Guild, Stockholm Sweden circa 1790. They were possibly made by Ephraim Stahl, a chair maker
A very good quality French Wrought Iron Garden bench circa 1890 with great details typical of the period. The back is divided into three parts with a scrolled motif designating each. The pierced metal seat has a curved front and is divided into three distinct seats. A second bench is available making them a great
This Swedish, Gustavian Period "Trågsoffa" retains the original pale blue paint surface with carvings of flowers on the base rail and flower medallions above reeded legs. It has been upholstered in a linen fabric in the original style, with buttons on back and side cushions. Sweden, circa 1790. ref. 7-7528 $10,000 68" long 23" deep