A Swedish Gustavian style painted wood sofa bench from the mid 19th century with stick back, lift upholstered seat, carved diamond motifs, tapered feet and fluted motifs. Created in Sweden during the second quarter of the 19th century, this painted sofa showcases the stylistic characteristics of the Gustavian era. The bench features a stick back accented with turned finials in the corners. The rectangular seat with upholstery in used condition lifts up to reveal a convenient unfinished interior ideal to store blankets, shoes or other items of your choice. The lower section features carved diamond motifs running along the three sides. The back is sans décor. The bench is raised on six short tapered feet with discreet fluted accents. The ensemble is painted in a soft color typical of the Swedish taste aiming at brightening the rooms during the dark winters of Scandinavia.
With its clean lines and discreetly carved décor, this Swedish Gustavian style sofa bench circa 1830 will bring a touch of Classical elegance to any home, whether placed in a living room, bedroom, foyer or mudroom!.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 73"W x 23"D x 37"H
Inventory Number: XX94