A Swedish Gustavian period light grey painted wood buffet à deux corps from circa 1790 with carved doors. Step into the serene and timeless elegance of Scandinavian design with this Swedish Gustavian period buffet à deux corps from circa 1790. Painted in a light grey hue that is quintessentially Nordic, this piece invites calm and sophistication into any space it graces.
The piece presents a harmonious composition: its upper cabinet, slightly narrower than the lower, creates a refined silhouette that draws the eye. Atop, a molded cornice gently crowns the piece, signaling quality craftsmanship of the past. Both the upper and lower sections feature double doors, each elegantly adorned with carved panels that subtly infuse the piece with character and depth. Inside, the upper doors open to reveal inner shelves, perfect for displaying cherished porcelain or glassware, while the lower section offers additional shelving and hidden drawers, providing discreet and ample storage.
Resting gracefully on a bracketed plinth, this buffet à deux corps is more than a piece of furniture—it’s a statement, a history, a lifestyle. It could stand as a regal centerpiece in a dining room, where it would serve as a stately repository for fine china and silverware, or find its place in a spacious living room, where it might house curated collections, cherished books, or family heirlooms.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 18th Century
Dimensions: 50.8"W x 23.4"D x 85.8"H
Inventory Number: XX562