A set of eight Gustavian style painted wood shield back dining chairs from the 20th century, with tapered legs and new upholstery. Born in Sweden, this set of dining room chairs presents two arms and six sides. Each chair features an exquisite shield-shaped back with pierced splat in the center. The seats have been newly recovered with a double welt neutral fabric and are raised on four legs, the front ones being tapered and resting on arrow feet, while the hind ones are slightly curving. The armchairs are flanked with two open arms with delicate out-curving lines. The chairs are painted in a soft color typical of the Scandinavian taste for light palettes, aiming at brightening the homes during the dark winters of Sweden. With their graceful silhouettes and light finish, this set of eight Gustavian Style chairs from the 20th century will bring a touch of relaxed elegance to any dining room. Here are the full dimensions: the armchairs are 22.5"W x 23.5"D x 38.5"H; seat depth 19" seat height 19"; The side chairs are 18.5"W x 23.5"D x 38.5"H; seat depth 17" seat height 19".
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 20th Century
Dimensions: Arm Chair 22.5"W x 23.5"D x 38.5"H; SD: 19" SH: 19"; Side Chair 18.5"W x 23.5"D x 38.5"H; SD: 17" SH: 19"
Inventory Number: TT24