A Swedish late Gustavian period painted wood buffet from circa 1820 with open shelf in the upper section, two doors below and scalloped plinth. Emanating the refined charm of the late Gustavian period, this Swedish painted wood buffet from circa 1820 is a fine illustration of Scandinavian artistry and practical design. Coated in a soft, delicate color with a distressed patina, the piece beautifully embodies the understated elegance typical of Scandinavian taste.
The buffet's architecture is thoughtfully composed, featuring an open shelf in the upper section, perfect for displaying prized possessions or decorative accents. Below, two well-crafted doors open to reveal inner shelves, offering an optimal storage solution for dinnerware or cherished items. The doors themselves are a celebration of subtlety, their modesty matched only by their functionality.
What sets this buffet apart is the scalloped plinth, a graceful touch that adds character and depth to the piece. It reflects the era's attention to detail and brings a sense of movement to the otherwise linear design.
Whether placed in a dining area or living room, this Swedish late Gustavian period painted wood buffet provides both aesthetic pleasure and practical utility. Its charming appearance and carefully considered features make it an ideal choice for those seeking to add a touch of historical elegance to their contemporary living spaces.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 38.5"W x 14.9"D x 43.75"H
Inventory Number: XX445