Gustavian Period 1810s Swedish Gray Painted Console Tables with Carved Garlands

A pair of Swedish Gustavian period console tables from circa 1810 with light gray painted finish, carved garlands and diamond motifs, and tapered fluted legs. This exquisite pair of Swedish Gustavian period console tables, dating back to circa 1810, exemplifies the elegance and refined craftsmanship of early 19th-century Scandinavian design. Each table is finished in a rich light gray paint, thoughtfully distressed to highlight their historical provenance and add depth to their appearance. The tables are adorned with beautifully carved garlands on the apron, a classic Gustavian decorative motif that exudes grace and sophistication. Complementing this are diamond motifs at the corners just above the legs, adding a geometric contrast to the flowing lines of the garlands. These carvings enhance the tables' visual appeal. The rectangular tops are distinctively designed with protruding corners, lending an architectural feel to their silhouette. This unique feature, along with the tapered fluted legs, contributes to the tables' overall sense of balance and proportion. In a modern home, these Gustavian period console tables would be ideally placed in an entryway, living room, or dining area, where their aesthetic charm and historical character can be fully appreciated. They can serve as platforms for displaying art, floral arrangements, or cherished collectibles, adding a touch of Swedish elegance to any space. Perfect for those who appreciate the blend of functionality, artistry, and history, these console tables are not just pieces of furniture but are a testament to the enduring beauty of Gustavian design, bringing a sophisticated and timeless appeal to contemporary interiors.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 50.3"W x 11.8"D x 32.8"H
Inventory Number: YY252
Price: $8,950