A pair of Swedish Gustavian style chests from circa 1880 with light gray / cream painted finish, three drawers each, carved friezes and tapered feet. A symphony of Swedish elegance, this pair of Gustavian style chests, dating from circa 1880, stands as an epitome of neoclassical grace. Bathed in a serene palette of light gray and cream, these chests seamlessly merge functionality with artistry. Each chest features a rectangular top with canted sides in the front, gently resting above a delicately carved frieze, an ode to the craftsman's attention to detail.
The three drawers, a perfect blend of utility and aesthetics, are framed by canted side posts. These posts, adorned with fluted accents and crowned with carved rosettes, inject an air of regality to the pieces. Adding to this is the classical brass hardware, a touch that speaks of history and luxury. Anchoring these masterpieces are the uniquely tapered feet, angled gracefully in the front, echoing the finesse of Gustavian design.
Perfect as bedside companions, these chests could also find a place in a living area or a hallway, offering storage without compromising on style. For those with an eye for antiques, these chests provide not just a storage solution, but a tale from the annals of Swedish design.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 29.75"W x 18"D x 32.8"H
Inventory Number: YY146