Gustavian Style 19th Century Painted Chests with Carved Diamond Motifs, a Pair

A pair of Swedish Gustavian style painted wood chests from the 19th century with three drawers each, carved reeded diamond motifs, canted side posts and tapered feet. This stunning pair of Swedish Gustavian style painted wood chests, hailing from the 19th century, radiates refined simplicity and timeless appeal. Painted in a soft, creamy color, these chests harmoniously align with the Scandinavian penchant for light, airy palettes, and effortlessly bring a sense of calm and elegance to any space. Each chest features three spacious drawers, adorned with exquisitely carved reeded diamond motifs, offering both visual interest and ample storage. The canted side posts are a masterful touch—topped with carved rosettes and enhanced with fluted accents, they contribute to the chests' stately presence. The tapered feet, elegantly angled at the front, provide a graceful finishing touch, grounding each piece with subtle sophistication. In a contemporary home, these chests could grace a master bedroom as nightstands, offering convenient storage and a touch of antique charm beside a plush bed. Alternatively, they could serve as statement pieces in a living room, hallway, or entryway, where they would provide stylish storage for household essentials while imbuing the space with a rich sense of history and character.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 37"W x 17"D x 33"H
Inventory Number: XX559
Price: $9,950