Swedish 1790s Gustavian Period Two-Part Painted Secretary with Slant Front Desk

A Swedish Gustavian period two-part tall secretary from circa 1790 with elegant carved décor, creamy white painted finish and multiple inner drawers inside the slant-front desk. Discover the understated elegance of this Swedish Gustavian period tall secretary, a masterpiece crafted circa 1790, which promises to infuse your home with its historical grace. This two-part secretary stands out with its creamy white painted finish, thoughtfully distressed to reveal hints of its journey through time. The carvings are meticulous yet reserved, showcasing the craftsmanship of the era without overpowering the piece's serene charm. The upper section opens to reveal inner shelves and concealed drawers behind two doors, while the slant-front desk portion is a treasury of organization, with multiple inner drawers and a quaint central door. Beneath, four drawers offer ample storage, with the subtlety of bracket feet adorned with delicate carvings enhancing its poised stance. Imagine this antique secretary as the centerpiece of a study, where it not only serves as an heirloom writing surface but also as a curator of memories and keeper of correspondence. Alternatively, position it in a living room to display collectibles or in a bedroom where it doubles as a vanity and storage hub. This secretary, with its authentic brass hardware, is more than just furniture; it is a narrative piece, inviting conversations about its past and the stories it will witness in your home.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 18th Century
Dimensions: 49.75"W x 23.5"D x 82"H Desk Height: 30"
Inventory Number: YY48
Price: $13,950