1780s Gustavian Period Swedish Grey Painted Drop-Front Secretary with Drawers DLW

A Swedish Gustavian period grey painted drop-front secretary from circa 1780 with multiple inner drawers and four drawers on the façade. Discover the sublime craftsmanship of this Swedish Gustavian period drop-front secretary, circa 1780. Clothed in a subtle fusion of gray and beige, this timeless piece captures the essence of Scandinavian refinement. The drop-front desk opens to reveal a perfectly arranged tableau of inner drawers, their spatial geometry elegantly encircling a central door. A quartet of drawers graces the lower section—two small ones perched atop a pair of more spacious compartments. Slender tapered feet anchor the piece, lending an air of delicate sophistication. Desk dimensions stand at a comfortable height of 28.8 inches, extending to a depth of 39.5 inches when opened. Ideal for the work-from-home lifestyle, this drop-front secretary effortlessly marries form and function. It is not merely a workspace but also a refined piece of history, perfect for enriching a study, living room, or bedroom. Whether employed for writing heartfelt letters or storing cherished keepsakes, its presence elevates any room with a layer of classic elegance.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 18th Century
Dimensions: 43"W x 21.7"D x 50.5"H. Desk Height 28.8" Desk Depth 39.5"
Inventory Number: XX447
Price: $6,500