Gustavian Style 19th Century Painted Swedish Chests with Carved Greek Key Frieze

A pair of Swedish Gustavian style chests from the 19th century with antique off white / cream painted finish, carved Greek Key frieze, two drawers and tapered legs. Step into the epitome of 19th-century Swedish design with this resplendent pair of Gustavian style chests. The antiqued off-white/cream finish harmonizes with your interior, creating an atmosphere of timeless elegance. Each chest features a classic rectangular top resting gracefully above a masterfully carved Greek Key frieze—a motif that symbolizes eternal flow. Fluted side posts and slightly raised cartouches on the drawers and side panels add another layer of nuanced artistry, while simply carved spandrels whisper a tale of subtle sophistication. Make these chests the focal points of a master bedroom for essential storage, or place them as standalone pieces in a stately living room or elegant entryway. With two drawers in each chest, you'll find ample space for your treasured keepsakes or daily essentials. From the tapered legs to the luxurious motifs, these chests offer an inviting blend of function and form, making them a top choice for aficionados of historical elegance.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 36.2"W x 18.8"D x 33.8"H
Inventory Number: YY166
Price: $11,950