A Swedish apothecary chest from the 19th century with light gray / cream painted finish, multiple graduated drawers, original hardware and carved dentil molding. Evoking memories of a time when apothecaries mixed remedies with precision and care, this 19th century Swedish apothecary chest stands as a testament to the allure of Scandinavian craftsmanship. Swathed in a serene palette of light gray and cream, the painted finish encapsulates the quintessential Nordic taste, bestowing a sense of calm and sophistication.
Boasting a symphony of 15 graduated drawers, each drawer retains its original hardware, echoing tales of yesteryears. The chest, formerly a freestanding pharmacy desk, is crowned with a carved dentil molding, a subtle nod to its rich lineage. Gently resting upon short tapered feet, its silhouette exudes both function and grace.
Beyond its historical charm, envision this chest in a modern home office or study, where it can serve as an elegant storage solution for documents or crafting supplies. Alternatively, let it grace a spacious bedroom, holding cherished trinkets and memories. Melding history with utility, this piece is destined to be both a conversation starter and a treasured heirloom.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 51.75"W x 20.25"D x 38"H
Inventory Number: XX477