Swedish 1790s Gustavian Period Painted Side Table with Carved Guilloches -- LiL

A Swedish Gustavian period painted wood side table from circa 1790 with carved guilloches on the apron, distressed finish and tapered legs. Immerse yourself in the pure, unadulterated elegance of Swedish Gustavian design with this painted wood side table, dating back to the late 18th century. Celebrating the simplicity of the Gustavian period, this circa 1790 table encapsulates the beauty of Scandinavian design, making it a perfect accent for any contemporary or traditional living space. Enriched with a distressed finish, this Swedish table echoes the passage of time, its patina telling a unique story of bygone eras. It manifests the Gustavian aesthetics through its carved guilloche motifs on the apron, an alluring detail that injects a sense of rhythmic harmony into the design. Four elegantly tapered legs, a trademark of Gustavian furniture, uphold the table's rectangular top, their delicate form creating a subtle contrast against the robust woodwork. Though unpretentious in its allure, the table’s gentle, carved ornamentation and the quiet sophistication of its distressed finish manifest the essence of Scandinavian minimalism. Whether used as a functional piece of furniture or a unique artifact of history, this Gustavian period side table encapsulates the very essence of Sweden’s celebrated design tradition. Its timeless allure is certain to enhance the aesthetic ambiance of any interior design, making it an essential investment for those who appreciate the understated elegance of antique furniture. -- LiL
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 18th Century
Dimensions: 37.25"W x 24.25"D x 26.75"H
Inventory Number: YY143
Price: $3,500