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
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
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
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
The spectacular thing about this chair is the original blue paint throughout. The arms show signs of wear that comes only with age and use. The center leg and back splats are pure examples of the Rococo style. The seat is covered in a beige linen fabric. In addition to being called a “Hörnstol,” translated
What drew us to these wrought iron garden chairs is they are surprisingly sturdy, yet are light and comfortable with Parisian flair. They have been repainted in green. The backrests are made of two pieces of flat wrought iron, joined together by a rivet. The overall form was ahead of its time, and they are
These armchairs are a testament to the work of the talented Swedish craftsmen Ephraim Ståhl. Ståhl was an Åldermän of the Stolmakareämbetet, the Stockholm guild of chair makers, from 1794 to 1820. An avant-garde chair maker at the time, he was influenced by the artifacts brought back to Sweden by King Gustav III during his
The gentle curves giving this bench it’s hourglass-like shape are so unusual, they make this piece simply one-of-a-kind! Each tapering leg, with subtle fluting, leads to reeded caps, above which sit a square carving of a flower. The apron features intricate carvings on all sides, punctuated only by the flower carvings of the legs. This
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
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 unique bench with an open-work mesh back and woven iron cane seat, melds two traditional designs used for French garden furniture, into a one-of-a-kind graphic style. Both the seat and the back are in good condition, and the pale green paint is original. It comfortably seats three people. ref. 7-7985 $3,200 21” deep 64”
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
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
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”