This charming pair of footstools have curved beautiful carvings, typical of the Gustavian period, around the apron. The reeded legs are accented at the top with a half-moon medallion and show the detailed work of a master craftsman. The round form is somewhat unusual. The stools are chair height making them very comfortable to pull
These stylish chairs have a graphic combination of old grey and off-white paint. They feature an openwork back with a Gothic feel. The seats have been newly upholstered in a French linen fabric. ref. 7-7888 $5,200 35.5” high 21.75” wide 18” deep 18.5” seat height
This trågsoffa is a masterwork. Signed by chairmaker Lars Söderholm, an important member of the Stockholm Guild, whose exceptional skill is showcased in this piece. The sofa has carved fleurons on the top of each collared leg, and the apron shows great attention to detail. The paint is original. This piece has the makers initials
These beautifully crafted chairs were designed by Carl Wilhelm Carlsberg, a noted chair maker in Lindome Sweden, in the 18th and early 19th centuries. This model of chair was created for the dining room at the Gunnebo Manor House outside of Gothenburg. Notable features are the hops and flower carvings on the crest and apron,
The “Trågsoffa” is one of the best Swedish designs combining comfort with elegance. This particular piece has three generous cushions at the back, and full upholstery at the sides. The apron is carved with shell motifs, typical of the Rococo period, that follow the curve of the wood. The legs end in elegant curved feet.
The backs on these elegant set of Gustavian Period chairs have spindles decorated with acanthus leaves, that end in a curved upholstered backrest. The acanthus motif is echoed on the legs as well. Chairs, such as these, are so comfortable that they were often used in salons and bedrooms, while today they are ideal for
We were very excited to find this set of extraordinary Dining Chairs, made in Lindome, Sweden, circa 1750. They have all the specific characteristics of chairs made in Lindome at that time. This includes an exaggerated knee, with an elegant “C” shaped curve on the inside, and ball and claw feet; a design element that
Featuring a classic combination of wood and wrought iron in a decorative pattern, this bench came from a hotel in Vichy, France, a town known for its luxurious spas and healing waters. The wood is nicely aged with traces of white paint remaining, and the wrought iron frame is in good condition. ref. 7-7890 $3,800
These early Rococo chairs have a great country feel with sturdy legs, a back with a keyhole, and simple design in the Rococo style. They are unfussy, and perfect for a country kitchen or dining room. The paint surface is original with touches of blue. The original wood seats have been covered in a linen
Although not marked, these chairs are likely from Stockholm due to the openwork at the back. They have detailed carving framing an upholstered back, and elegant front legs with acanthus leaf carvings which are typical of the Gustavian period. The old green paint surface is in good condition. ref. 7-7897 $4,600 33.5” high 19.25” wide
This elegant set of chairs with a decorative open panel beneath an upholstered back, are very comfortable. Delicate carvings on the back, apron, and acanthus leaf legs are typical of the late Gustavian period. The old cream paint is in good condition. They have been covered in a French linen fabric. ref. 7-7913 $11,500 33”
These elegant chairs have many of the characteristics of the Gustavian style developed under the reign of King Gustav III by the chairmakers of the Stockholm guild in the late 18th century. The hoof feet, both back and front, are beautifully executed. The backs of the chairs are framed with detailed carving ending in a
This stylish pair of neoclassical chairs are a Swedish interpretation of the ancient Greek Klismos chair dating to the 5th century BCE. They have curved and tapered legs, and an unusual curved back that is solid wood with upholstery only on the inside of the back of the seat. The harp motif indicates that they
An attractive pair of armchairs with many features of the Gustavian style in Stockholm, including an openwork cut out design at the backs, delicate carvings on the aprons, and a circle of acanthus leaf carvings on the front legs. They are covered with a blue and grey antique French toile from the late 19th century
This charming handcrafted chair has intricate bentwood arms and a graphic openwork design on the back. It shows the evidence of a very careful craftsman who did not miss a detail. ref. 7-7864 $650 21” High 11.5” wide 9.5” deep
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 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 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 $850 33” high 17”
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.
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