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7-8134-Swedish-Chest-of-Drawers-in-Original-Cream-Paint-with-Back-rail-C.-1830_feat

A Swedish Late Gustavian Chest of Drawers in Original Cream Paint C. 1820

This stately Gustavian chest of drawers has both country charm and elegant details. All the hardware is original, including the drawer pulls, and shield shaped escutcheons. The feet are unique with nice detailing in their scroll design. The top includes a three-inch solid back rail, stopping items from rolling off. This sturdy chest has been

Price: $8,200.00
A Swedish Late Gustavian Chest of Drawers in Original Cream Paint C. 1820 was last modified: by Clinton Downs
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Clark and Tackabury map of Connecticut C. 1860

Clark and Tackabury Map of Connecticut Circa 1860

In its day, this was the most detailed map of Connecticut ever made. This map was printed in 1860 and colored by hand. The map’s large scale depicts enormous detail, including roads, railroads, sawmills, churches, schools, and post offices. It also marks thousands of individual dwellings and public buildings. It is currently able to be

Price: $2,450.00
Clark and Tackabury Map of Connecticut Circa 1860 was last modified: by Clinton Downs
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A Swedish Hand Carved Bowl in the Shape of a Heart C. 1832

While the natural growth of the tree that gave its wood for this bowl is what causes it to have the wonderful heart shape, it is unlikely to be a coincidence that the carver in 1832 chose this specific piece at random. Carving a bowl from a section of trunk with a deformity like this

Price: $1,800.00
A Swedish Hand Carved Bowl in the Shape of a Heart C. 1832 was last modified: by Clinton Downs
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A Swedish “Svepask” Box in Original Blue Paint with Kurbits Flower C. 1850

This “Svepask” or “Tine” box (as they are known in Scandinavia) was made circa 1850 in Sweden by taking a single thin piece of wood, heated and boiled, and then stretched over a mold and sewn together with wood fibers. Known also as a sweep-around-box, this Svepask features its original blue paint. The lid is

Price: $1,400.00
A Swedish “Svepask” Box in Original Blue Paint with Kurbits Flower C. 1850 was last modified: by Clinton Downs
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A Travel Box with Old Blue-Green Paint from Northern Sweden C. 1800

This travel box is in a wonderfully deep shade of blue green, which over the years has developed an attractive patina showing the age of the paint. It is decorated with metal straps to make it strong for carrying heavy items when traveling by coach in the late 18th century. The large size and ornamentation

Price: $2,200.00
A Travel Box with Old Blue-Green Paint from Northern Sweden C. 1800 was last modified: by Clinton Downs
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A Pair of Dry Scraped Swedish Demi-lune Tables with Black Paint C 1900

A Pair of Dry Scraped Swedish Demi-lune Tables with Black Paint C 1900

This simple country pair of demi-lune tables, in the Gustavian style, have tapered legs which give them a sleek modern look. The tops have been fully dry scraped to their original surface, showing great character and wood grain. The aprons and legs have been dry scrapped in a pleasing manner, leaving traces of the later

Price: $4,800.00
A Pair of Dry Scraped Swedish Demi-lune Tables with Black Paint C 1900 was last modified: by Clinton Downs
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A Late 18th Century Swedish Mora Clock in Original Green Paint

The body of this clock has been dry scraped to reveal the beautiful original grey/green paint, with details of black and oxblood red. The bonnet has had some paint restoration in the past, but the domed glass is original. There is a carved star in the middle of the lower half of the case and

Price: $9,500.00
A Late 18th Century Swedish Mora Clock in Original Green Paint was last modified: by Clinton Downs
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A Gustavian Period Mora Clock Original Paint from Värmland, Sweden C. 1820

-SOLD- A Gustavian Period Mora Clock with Original Paint from Värmland, Sweden C. 1820

Several decorative motifs are repeated throughout this fine clock, such as the unusual reeding on the door and base. The spectacular crown with an aquatic theme is in full relief on top and is repeated in a carving beneath the door. The detail of a star appears beneath the bonnet and is framed on both

Price: $11,500.00
-SOLD- A Gustavian Period Mora Clock with Original Paint from Värmland, Sweden C. 1820 was last modified: by Clinton Downs
7-8185-A-French-Oval-Wrought-Iron-Table-C.1870-and-Two-Chairs-in-Original-Maroon-Paint_feat

A French Oval Wrought Iron Table C.1870 and Two Chairs in Original Maroon Paint

A French three piece set of iron garden furniture in original paint with magnificent patina circa 1870. The chairs with medallion backs including their feet have survived in remarkable condition. The oval table is supported by the elaborate base which is joined at the center by a footrest. The footrest was likely used to keep

Price: $6,800.00
A French Oval Wrought Iron Table C.1870 and Two Chairs in Original Maroon Paint was last modified: by Clinton Downs
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A Pair of Swedish Rococo Period Chairs with Original Paint C. 1760

This pair of chairs has exceptional details on the backs and the central splats typical of the rococo period. The original paint with wonderful aging and patina has been revealed through dry-scraping. These important chairs also feature ball and claw feet and finely carved stretchers. The seats are covered in a linen fabric that accentuates

Price: $5,200.00
A Pair of Swedish Rococo Period Chairs with Original Paint C. 1760 was last modified: by Clinton Downs
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A Pair of Swedish Gustavian Period Footstools in Original Blue Grey Paint C. 1800

A Pair of Swedish Gustavian Footstools in Original Blue Grey Paint C. 1800

These exceptional footstools not only have their original paint, but the apron shows a carved Greek wave on all four sides. The Greek wave is an uncommon motif in Swedish furniture and was inspired by King Gustav’s love of the classical style. The blue grey paint is original and shows nice wear from age on

Price: $6,300.00
A Pair of Swedish Gustavian Footstools in Original Blue Grey Paint C. 1800 was last modified: by Clinton Downs
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A Swedish Rococo Period Chair from Lindome, Sweden, C 1760

This sturdy chair has been carefully dry scraped to reveal beautiful carving throughout. The top has a fan motif leading to an unusually designed back splat. The apron is richly carved with the legs ending in ball and claw feet. A chair like this can look great in the corner of a room or can

Price: $3,800.00
A Swedish Rococo Period Chair from Lindome, Sweden, C 1760 was last modified: by Clinton Downs
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A late 19th century Swedish Horse with Original White Paint and Remnants of Decoration

The horse is a symbol of Swedish style and this one was probably a child’s toy before it became a decorative object. The body has a square form that originates with the plank top and the boxy lower body. The hoofs are painted black. ref 7-8175 $1,200 6” deep 22” wide 19.5” high

Price: $1,200.00
A late 19th century Swedish Horse with Original White Paint and Remnants of Decoration was last modified: by Clinton Downs
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7-8180 A Swedish Folk-art Secretary Dated 1822 Attributed to Johan Backstrom

A Swedish Folkart Secretary Dated 1822 Attributed to Johan Backstrom

This secretary can be appreciated both as a fine piece of furniture and a work of art. Johan Backstrom was a prolific designer of many cupboards and other furniture each bearing his distinctive decorative painting. His painted furniture is on display in museums and is the subject of the book, “Johan Backstrom - Folk Artist

Price: $10,500.00
A Swedish Folkart Secretary Dated 1822 Attributed to Johan Backstrom was last modified: by Clinton Downs
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A Swedish Travel Case in Original Blue Paint C. 1800

This travel chest retains the original blue paint which is unusual. It is of sturdy construction with hand forged iron hasps and straps that wrap the edges. The domed lid makes it possible for the case to withstand the elements it would encounter if strapped to the outside of a carriage or coach. ref. 7-8158

Price: $1,600.00
A Swedish Travel Case in Original Blue Paint C. 1800 was last modified: by Clinton Downs
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A Pair of French Cast Iron Faux-Bois Jardinière Planters C. 1890

These 2 miniature jardinieres are charming copies of Versailles boxes originally developed in France to move plants inside during the winter. They are faux bois cast iron featuring a peak on each corner. The raised decorative designs on all 4 sides resemble the hinges of the originals and are dry scraped to their original surface.

Price: $4,450.00
A Pair of French Cast Iron Faux-Bois Jardinière Planters C. 1890 was last modified: by Clinton Downs
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A Swedish “Svepask” Dated 1843 in Original Paint

A Swedish “Svepask” Dated 1843 in Original Paint

This “Svepask” or “Tine” box was made by taking a single thin piece of wood, heated and boiled, and then stretched over a mold and sewn together with wood fibers. The box was then painted and carefully decorated with flowers. The color of the decorations and lettering creates a striking visual against the blue background.

Price: $1,900.00
A Swedish “Svepask” Dated 1843 in Original Paint was last modified: by Clinton Downs