A Swedish Gustavian style painted wood breakfront chest from the 19th century with three drawers, carved dentil molding, canted side posts, rosettes and tapered feet. This 19th-century Swedish Gustavian style breakfront chest is a beautiful manifestation of Scandinavian craftsmanship. Painted in a soothing hue, the chest is fashioned with three drawers, offering an ideal blend of aesthetics and functionality.
The chest is distinguished by its carved dentil molding, a classic design element adding a touch of architectural interest to the piece. The breakfront design enhances the chest's presence, creating a visually appealing play of depth and dimension. The canted side posts, adorned with carved rosettes and discreet fluted accents, contribute to the chest's refined aesthetic, infusing it with a hint of romantic charm.
Elegantly tapered feet, angled at the front, provide a sturdy foundation for the chest, their design echoing the soft lines of the canted sides. The chest's light painted finish, typical of the Swedish taste for soft palettes, creates a warm, inviting ambiance.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 39"W x 19.5"D x 32.5"H
Inventory Number: XX274