Swedish 1820s Late Gustavian Period Painted Slant-Front Desk with Five Drawers DLW

A Swedish Late Gustavian period secretary from circa 1820, with tan/cream painted finish, slant-front desk, five drawers, carved reeded motifs and bracket feet. Embrace the timeless elegance of the Swedish Late Gustavian period with this exquisite secretary from circa 1820. Its tan/cream painted finish exudes a refined warmth, while its carved reeded motifs and simple bracket feet embody the understated sophistication characteristic of the era. The secretary's slant-front desk, concealed by a panel adorned with a reeded diamond, opens to reveal a thoughtfully organized interior with multiple drawers and a central door, also decorated with a diamond motif. The rest of the façade showcases five drawers, two small ones over three larger ones, all adorned with reeded patterns, adding a touch of visual interest and highlighting the craftsmanship. The secretary's compact size and versatile design make it a perfect addition to various spaces in your home. In a home office, it provides a stylish and functional workspace, while in a living room, it can serve as a sophisticated storage unit or a graceful display piece. Its timeless elegance seamlessly blends with a variety of décor styles, from traditional to contemporary, making it a cherished heirloom that will be admired for generations to come.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 42"W x 20.5"D x 38.75"H. DH: 27.5" Desk Depth: 34.5"
Inventory Number: XX528
Price: $6,950