Swedish 1770s Baroque Light Gray Painted Secretary with Slant Front Desk

A Swedish Baroque tall secretary from circa 1770, with slant front desk, light Gustavian gray painted finish, two doors and four drawers. Embrace the harmonious blend of Swedish Baroque grandeur and Gustavian simplicity with this exquisite tall secretary from circa 1770. Its light Gustavian gray painted finish, intricate carved panels, and understated brass hardware embody the refined elegance and timeless appeal of Nordic craftsmanship. The secretary's tall, rectangular form, crafted from solid wood, exudes a sense of stability and unwavering presence. The light Gustavian gray painted finish, with its subtle tonal variations, adds a touch of serenity and sophistication to the piece. Two doors, adorned with simply carved panels that hint at Baroque artistry, open to reveal an interior painted in an antique powder blue color. The contrast between the exterior gray and the interior blue creates a visually captivating interplay of color. Inner shelves, strategically positioned within the two doors, provide storage space for books, paperwork, or cherished collectibles. The central section showcases the slant front desk, a hallmark of Baroque secretaries. The desk's surface provides a comfortable writing surface, while the multiple drawers surrounding a central door offer ample storage for writing utensils, correspondence, or other personal items. Four drawers, two small ones positioned above two larger ones, complete the façade. All drawers are fitted with brass Chippendale style hardware, adding a touch of refined elegance to the overall design.The ensemble rests on a bracketed plinth, providing a sturdy and visually pleasing foundation.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 18th Century
Dimensions: 47"W x 21.75"D x 80.25"H
Inventory Number: YY83
Price: $11,950