Swedish 19th Century Gustavian Style Painted and Carved Three-Drawer Chest

Swedish 19th Century Gustavian style three-drawer painted wood chest with carved dentil molding and fluted side posts. Immerse yourself in the charm of Swedish craftsmanship with this 19th Century Gustavian style chest of drawers. This piece presents an attractive blend of practical storage and aesthetic appeal, making it a noteworthy addition to any vintage-loving home. The chest starts with a rectangular top graced by gently canted corners, inviting an eye-catching view from the front. Adding to its elegant profile is the meticulously carved dentil molding—a subtle yet striking nod to its Gustavian lineage. Three dovetailed drawers ensure storage, each adorned with Classical style hardware showcasing intricate ribbon-tied motifs. This ornamentation, reminiscent of bygone times, stands out against the chest's soft grey paintwork, a quintessential feature of the Scandinavian style. The chest's canted and fluted side posts add an element of architectural interest, seamlessly extending to the plain sides and unfinished back, emphasizing its authentic rustic character. The chest rests on carved tapering feet, angled in the front, lending an additional visual flair.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 33.75"W x 17.75"D x 32.25"H
Inventory Number: XX304
Price: $4,950