This elegant chair is a beautiful example of the best of Gustavian style with its sleek reeded back splats in the lotus pattern and detailed carvings on the legs and apron. The pale grey paint is original and has a beautiful patina. The chairs have been upholstered in a French linen fabric that happened to
This style of chair was very popular in the late 18th early 19th century in Sweden. They were called Bellman chairs named after Carl Mikael Bellman, the very popular court musician to King Gustav III who played the lute. These chairs were probably used as occasional chairs in a salon as the backs are upholstered
This side chair is a great example of Rococo style with an unusual back splat, and traces of original green paint. The chair’s best feature is an amazing pair of front legs with exaggerated pad feet. ref. 7-7851 $2,200 40” high 20.5” wide 16” deep 17” seat height
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 newly upholstered with antique French linen. ref. 7-7825 $8,200 17” high 68” wide 20” deep
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 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 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 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 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