A Swedish Gustavian style gray painted chest from circa 1890 with three drawers, reeded accentuation and tapered feet. This Swedish Gustavian style chest, originating from the late 19th century, is a masterpiece of understated elegance and refined craftsmanship. Painted in a medium antique Gustavian gray with cool undertones, it exudes a sense of timeless sophistication that seamlessly blends the old and the new.
The chest features three generously sized drawers, providing ample storage for a variety of items. The upper drawer is adorned with reeded accentuation, adding a subtle yet distinctive touch of texture and visual interest. The tapered feet, gracefully angled in the front, lend a touch of grace and charm to the piece.
Noteworthy are the canted side posts, which exhibit discrete fluting, a hallmark of Gustavian style. This delicate detail further emphasizes the chest's classical aesthetics.
The cool gray hue of the painted finish makes this chest a versatile addition to any interior design scheme. Placed in a bedroom, it serves as an elegant storage solution for clothing and linens. In a living room or hallway, it becomes a stylish console table, offering both functional storage and a surface for decorative displays.
This Swedish Gustavian chest is not just a piece of furniture; it's a statement of timeless design that can seamlessly integrate into various decor styles. Its soft, sophisticated gray finish adds a touch of serenity to your living space while its classic lines ensure it stands the test of time, both in terms of style and durability.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 33.25"W x 17.5"D x 32"H
Inventory Number: YY131