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,
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 cupboard in original white paint is a spectacular example of the Swedish cabinet makers art. It begins at the top with the finest beaded molding, followed by a frieze of carved leaves showing traces of the original green paint. At the center very unusual hand carved tulips in old green paint create a striking
Originating in the southern province of Småland, this chest is unusual because it is made of oak. The original layer of cream paint on the drawers and top is almost transparent allowing the grain of the wood to show through. The top and drawers are outlined with blue paint, which is continued on the feet,
It is extraordinary to think that this beautiful cupboard still has the original rippled old glass after 259 years. This achievement speaks to the place of honor it must have had in the many Swedish manor houses it lived. It has beautiful carvings on both the doors and sides, and an elegant curve at the
This graceful serpentine chest, in a wonderful shade of coral paint, comes from the north of Sweden. It has the original hardware featuring a brass bow detail on the drawer pulls and escutcheons. The traces of original blue paint on the top have been enhanced at a later date. It is an elegant piece and
This Rococo period cupboard in a pale shade of old blue paint has just the right amount of detail to give it a stately elegance. Recessed carvings on the upper doors echo the shape of the cornice, which is typical of Rococo period design, while carved panels on the lower doors reinforce the overall look.
This elegant three drawer chest retains the original hardware and locks. The pale putty-grey paint surface is in good condition. The front corners of the chest are accented with a column ending in a typical rococo foot, and the sides end in an interesting curve with unusual rounded foot. ref. 7-7736 $5,400 41” wide 31”
This is a great piece for a country kitchen or pantry with four shelves for display, and two cupboard doors beneath with two interior shelves for storage. The old white paint has been refreshed where needed. ref. 7-7496 $7,500 82" high 61.5" wide 25" deep
Another great contribution of Swedish design, this cupboard looks like an elegant column but is extremely useful for storage. With the door opened it works as a display piece, closed as storage for linens or dishes in a dining room. The exterior paint surface is original. ref. 7-7256 $5,900 65.5” high 28.5” wide 20.5” deep