A pair of Swedish Gustavian style three-drawer chests from circa 1880 with gray/beige painted finish, petite carved beads and flutes side posts. Imbued with the tranquil charm characteristic of Swedish Gustavian style, this pair of three-drawer chests from circa 1880 evokes a timeless grace. A nuanced gray-beige finish, with a gentle inclination towards gray, bathes each piece, delivering a serene aura that seamlessly marries function and artistry. Elegantly complementing the muted palette, brass hardware contrasts subtly against the paintwork, adding a touch of metallic warmth.
Each chest is further enriched by petite carved beads on the upper section, harmoniously uniting with the fluted side posts—a testimony to meticulous craftsmanship of the era. Resting on short tapered feet, each accentuated with intricate fluted detailing, the chests possess an airy lightness despite their robust presence.
These Swedish Gustavian chests offer more than mere storage; they are statement pieces. Perfectly poised for bedrooms as nightstands or used singularly in a hallway, study, or living space, they invite conversations and admiration. Whether paired together or standing independently, they bring with them an echo of history and an enduring elegance.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 32"W x 18"D x 33"H
Inventory Number: YY145