Swedish Karl Johan Period 1820s Painted Sofa with Carved Lyres DLW

A Swedish Karl Johan period painted wood sofa from circa 1820 with carved lyres, out-scrolling arms, meander frieze and tapered legs. Step into the elegant period of Karl Johan with this beautifully crafted Swedish painted wood sofa from circa 1820. Fusing timeless aesthetics with the potential for personalized comfort, this piece offers the perfect opportunity to introduce a touch of history and refinement into your home. The strikingly ornate back immediately captures attention, adorned with a rhythmic arrangement of carved lyres, a classic symbol of harmony and celebration from Greek mythology. This antique piece's artistic splendor continues with a captivating meander frieze, a timeless motif that adds a layer of geometric intrigue to the sofa's design. Supported by a set of tastefully tapered legs, this Swedish sofa from the Karl Johan period exudes a sense of subtle elegance, complemented by the charmingly out-scrolling arms that add an extra level of sophistication to the silhouette. While the piece awaits reupholstering, its future owner has a chance to imprint their personal style onto this vintage furniture. Whether you opt for a luxurious velvet or a casual linen, this Swedish painted wood sofa is sure to imbue any interior with an undeniable sense of history, style, and classic charm. Perfect for those looking to invest in a distinctive and characterful statement piece that spans the centuries with ease.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 71.5"W x 25.25"D x 31.25"H
Inventory Number: XX526
Price: $5,950