A Swedish Gustavian period light dove grey painted chest from circa 1800 with three dovetail drawers, canted side posts and fluted tapering feet. Evoking the serene elegance of the Swedish Gustavian period, this dove grey painted chest, circa 1800, embodies the essence of Scandinavian design. Bathed in a delicate light dove grey hue, subtle distressing in the paint hints at its storied past, blending antique charm with enduring craftsmanship.
Its design showcases three skillfully dovetailed drawers, adorned with brass hardware that contrasts softly against the muted backdrop. The chest's structure, both refined and robust, features canted side posts and a rectangular top with subtly protruding corners—characteristics reminiscent of the era's classic aesthetics. The pièce de résistance is the chest's fluted tapering feet, which angle gracefully at the front, grounding the piece with an understated sophistication.
Perfect as a bedroom centerpiece to house treasured keepsakes or in a living space for an infusion of historical allure, this Gustavian chest is more than a storage solution—it's a conversation starter. In modern homes, it seamlessly bridges the gap between time-honored tradition and contemporary tastes.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 35.25"W x 17.5"D x 32.25"H
Inventory Number: YY175