A Swedish late Gustavian period buffet from circa 1820 with gray painted finish, carved reeded diamond motifs, petite rosettes and inner drawers. Radiating a quiet sophistication, this Swedish late Gustavian period buffet from circa 1820 serves as an epitome of Nordic elegance. Cloaked in a refined gray painted finish with tasteful distressing, the piece reminisces about stories from a bygone era while fitting effortlessly into the contemporary setting. The slightly raised rectangular top lends itself to both decorative and functional uses, offering a seamless blend of form and function.
The facade of each door is adorned with meticulously carved reeded diamond motifs, a hallmark of the Gustavian period’s attention to detail. Petite rosettes punctuate these designs, adding a touch of whimsy and delicacy to the robust form. Upon opening, one is greeted with inner shelves and two upper drawers, offering ample storage, making the piece as pragmatic as it is beautiful.
Position this buffet in a dining area to house fine china or in a spacious hallway to welcome guests with its muted charm. Its versatile design also makes it an ideal candidate for a living area, where it can double as a decorative and storage piece.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 49.5"W x 21.5"D x 45.5"H
Inventory Number: YY79