This charming Mora clock is made exceptional by small touches of details such as the emblematic carving of a dragonfly on the belly, flowing hips, and the carved dots that circle the door of the bonnet, the crest, and the glass eye for the pendulum. The paint is original, showing its age nicely with a
This Gustavian Period commode with 3 drawers is from Medevi Brunn, Sweden’s oldest health spa and is stamped “Medevi Brunn” on the wonderfully hand-planed backboard. It used to furnish the spa’s hotel and house-villas. The piece features exceptional original metal hardware and escutcheons and has been dry scraped to its original paint on the top
This elegant Swedish Gustavian console table with floral motifs is characterized by the fine detailing of its carved relief surfaces. The slender legs taper from cylindrical rondelles down to oval feet. The four legs are also accented with finely carved rosettes on their corners. Remnants of old green paint were found, and newer paint has
This Slagbord table circa 1800 has a wonderful patina on its original light blue-grey paint. Two pairs of graceful legs fold out to support the top when extented. Slagbord tables were loved for their utility and adaptability; a table could be folded down and with relative ease moved aside when extra space was needed. The
This uniquely large sideboard originated from a manor just north of Stockholm and was made during the transitional period between Rococo and Gustavian, around 1770. The piece’s original blue-green paint shows perfect age and dry scraped patina with the grain of the pine peaking through and adding bands of color. This sideboard has a total
This pair of slagbord tables comes from "Augerum House," an 18th century manor house in Augerum village, Blekinge County, Sweden. The two tables are each complete and can be used separately, but were made to be joined together with wooden cleats resulting in a banquet table 12 feet in length seating 12 to 18 people.
This two piece cupboard alight with original blue paint is signed “MOD 1843” on the front cabinet doors. The area it comes from is Jämtland, a region in northern Sweden tangential to the Arctic Circle. During the winter its towns get an average of only four and half hours of sunshine a day. To combat
This early Rococo cabinet has all the right details, giving it a harmonious elegance. Recessed carvings on the upper doors echo the gracefully curved shape of the cornice. The hardware is all original, with ornate escutcheons featuring two cherubs holding the crown of Sweden. The ball feet, usually seen on baroque period furniture, show how
This garden set in especially fine condition from late 19th century France consists of a table and four matching chairs. The chairs have generous seats, especially the two armchairs, and the backs are also quite comfortable. The elaborate base of the table has a circular ring in the center to accommodate a potted plant. This
This beautiful bombé commode in excellent condition was constructed in Stockholm at the end of the 18th century. With all the curves to embody the Swedish baroque style, this difficult piece to carve shows masterful carpentry and stunningly realized construction. The interior of the drawers are clean and well sealed and all work with ease.
This set of six matching Gustavian period dining chairs has been dry scraped to the original paint. Exceptionally deep and detailed carving is seen throughout these chairs. The vertical pattern of carving seen is unique and separates this set from more traditional Gustavian chairs. The chair backs are ergonomically curved, sturdy, and quite comfortable with
A fine gustavian period secretary from northern Sweden. All the paint is original, with the exterior being dry scraped down to its original off-white paint. The interior features stepped drawers, arched nooks, and a reeded door all in the original deep bottle green paint with red accents and initials of the owner (KPD) and date