Swedish Gustavian Period 1802 Painted Wood Cupboard with Doors and Drawers DLW

A Swedish Gustavian period painted wood cupboard from 1802 with broken pediment, two doors, three drawers, bracket feet and distressed patina. Experience the epitome of Swedish Gustavian design with this breathtaking painted wood cupboard from 1802, a perfect combination of style and history. This piece showcases the elegant broken pediment, a distinctive architectural detail mirroring the classical inspiration of the period. The two doors below catch the eye with carved panels that artfully mimic the lines of the pediment above, adding a symmetrical balance to the design. This unique integration of motifs enriches the cupboard's character, creating a piece that speaks to both form and function. Three strategically placed drawers offer storage options, each fitted with brass hardware that beautifully contrasts the distressed patina of the painted wood. The drawers' placement complements the overall aesthetic, maintaining the piece's flow and symmetry. Supported by classic bracket feet, this Gustavian period cupboard brings a touch of Swedish history into any space. The balance of intricate carving and simple lines offers a timeless look, ensuring this piece will remain a cherished addition to any home. Ideal for those looking to invest in unique antiques, this Swedish painted wood cupboard circa 1802 (as mentioned in a handwritten letter), encapsulates the grace and artistic expression of the Gustavian period, making it a must-have for collectors and enthusiasts of Scandinavian design.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 41.3"W x 19.7"D x 78"H
Inventory Number: YY167
Price: $9,950