Swedish 19th century two-part painted wood secretary circa 1856 with slant front desk, four doors and bracket feet. of Scandinavian taste for light palettes. Enrich your space with a touch of Swedish charm, showcased in this two-part secretary, circa 1856. This exquisite furniture piece encapsulates the essence of traditional Swedish craftsmanship and the love for simplistic yet functional design.
Adorned with a molded cornice, this secretary hosts two wooden doors in the upper part that open to reveal inner shelves, hidden drawers, and a spoon shelf - a testament to the thoughtful design characteristics of the period. The inner door panel takes personalization to another level with hand-painted monograms and the distinct date '1856', adding an intriguing historical narrative to this piece.
Below the upper cabinet, a slant-front desk unfolds to present five dovetail drawers arranged around a central opening. This configuration, designed for practicality and organization, is perfect for stowing away stationery or cherished keepsakes. The lower part of the secretary continues the motif of the upper doors, featuring simply carved panels that open to additional shelves.
Raised on sturdy bracket feet, the secretary sports a pleasing distressed paint finish in a soft hue, mirroring the Scandinavian preference for light, serene color palettes. The plain sides and unfinished back contribute to its rustic appeal, ensuring that it fits effortlessly into diverse interior settings.
This Swedish secretary, which will break down into two pieces for shipping, is more than just a storage solution; it's a statement piece that celebrates the beauty of simplicity and the allure of time-worn charm. Enhance your home with this timeless furniture piece and imbue your living space with a touch of 19th-century Sweden.
Place of Origin: Swedish
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 50.6"W x 85.5"H x 22.5"D
Inventory Number: XX521