This desk with its original blue paint, is a utilitarian beauty. A slanted top opens to reveal shelves and ample storage. The fluted legs are late Gustavian in style, and are accented at the top by delicate spiral carvings. The desk may have had use in a schoolroom or office by a person of importance,
It is unusual to find a pair of perfectly matched tables. These tables work well on their own and can be put together to form one table 78” long. The cast iron bases have elegant claw feet and a decorative column ending in a fan motif at the top. The white marble tops are in
This table has elegant curved legs joined by central medallions. The rounded ball feet are attractive, and give it extra stability. The white marble top is in great condition. It can seat four or be used as a side or console table. ref. 7-8106 $3,200 40” long 20” wide 28.5” high
This extraordinary bowl was hand carved from one large tree, probably during the long dark hours of the Swedish winter. When you look closely you can still see the circles of the original trunk. It likely comes from the north of Sweden and was used to store cured meats. There are massive straps of iron
This charming table has an art nouveau base in the spirit of french architect Hector Guimard’s designs for the french subway system in paris. The base with old green paint is marked “Avignon Modele Depose”. which indicates that the design was registered. The stunning grey marble top is in great condition. ref. 7-8104 $4,200 50”
This elegant table has a sturdy and ornate hand forged base, with two elaborate legs joined by a central medallion. The white marble top is in perfect condition. ref. 7-8103 $4,800 52” long 25” deep 28” high
A bistro table such as this from Provence, is hard to find in such excellent condition. The base with original green paint has detailed decoration at the top and bottom of each of the three legs, and are joined by a fluted column in the center. The central leg affords the stability needed to support
This elegant cupboard has a pleasing proportion with taller doors above three tiers of drawers, the larger two with convenient dividers. The interior storage space with original surface has four shelves and a curved spoon rack. The old hardware is appropriate to the style of the Gustavian period as is the Swedish blue paint. ref.
This sweet little clock has a lot of charm with decorative details surrounding the large round bonnet and carved swags draped elegantly on the front. It has many wonderful and unusual features, among them a wooden face still retaining the original paint and a unique subsidiary seconds hand, which is not often seen on Swedish
A partial dinner service in pink and green by Wedgwood for the French market. The set is in the "Compiégne" pattern and consists of: 20 Dinner Plates - 10.5" diameter 18 lunch plates - 8.5" diameter 12 soup bowls - 10.5" diameter large round platter - 12.5" diameter small oval platter - 12.5" by 10"
Although not signed by Christopher Tietze, this magnificent trågsoffa has all the earmarks of this Stockholm carpenter's work. From the intricate carving and details of shells across the apron, to the diamond pattern on each side, and elegant elements at the top this sofa; it truly is a special piece. Tietze, was born in Sweden
This extremely versatile classic French table has a pierced top and a decorative base. It can sit six to eight people comfortably and has recently been painted with white rust proof paint. It is in excellent condition. ref. 7-8090 $3,400 47” diameter 28.5” high
This table has an elegant simplicity and refined details that set it apart. The front and the sides have unusual circular carved decorations ending in a star, accented beneath by a line of beading. The legs are reeded and end in a banded foot. The top has traces of old white paint and the entire
These six perfectly matched chairs are elegant in their simplicity. The backs, with a keyhole design are framed with a discreetly carved line and gently curved for comfort. The apron is carved with decorative draping, continuing on to sturdy curved legs typical of the Rococo style. The off white, almost creamy paint surface is original
This charming set painted a pale celadon green consists of two arm chairs, two side chairs and a round table. It is in great condition and recently painted with rust resistant paint. All ready for lunch alfresco! ref. 7-8085 $1,950 Table: 28” high 38” diameter Armchairs: 35”high 17.5” seat diameter Side chairs: 33” high 13.5
A pair of original hand colored engravings from John Hill’s “The Vegetable System.” Circa 1770 from London, England; these engravings have archival framing with French matting, and custom gilt wood frames. ref. 7-8071 $1,450 for the pair 23.5” high 17.5” wide
These chairs, with pie crust seats, are of exceptional quality. The design is classically French and the wrought iron is heavy and sturdy. No worries about them blowing over on a windy day! The seats themselves are unusually large making them comfortable and roomy. They have been recently repainted white, with a rust-proof undercoat. ref.
This white painted table with curved legs emanating from a central circle, has a simple elegance that makes it a great piece to display a pair of urns or plants. It can also work as an easy to move lunch table for the kitchen or relocated to a garden setting. It has been recently repainted
This classical chandelier with two decorative brass rings and cascading crystals at the top has elegant proportions. The nine interior lights were recently added as it was originally only lit by candles, and like other chandeliers of this type might have illuminated the grand ballrooms in the manor houses of Sweden. The cobalt blue old
This hand carved bowl is from Jämtland on the border of Norway, and is signed with the maker's mark. It was a 19th century storage vessels used to keep vegetables or fruit. ref. 7-8075 $950 26.75” long 10’5” wide 4” high
This exceptional table comes from Ångermanland in the north of Sweden. The original blue paint is rare, as blue pigments were expensive at the time and considered a luxury item. The construction itself, with rounded corners and an unusual costly method of attaching the top to the base, further indicate that it was custom order