Swedish 1800s Light Gray Painted Secretary from Värmland with Slant Front Desk

A Swedish tall secretary from Värmland circa 1800, with gray painted finish, carved bonnet top, four doors, slant front desk and bracket feet. Embrace the understated elegance of Swedish Gustavian design with this exquisite tall secretary from Värmland circa 1800. Its light gray painted finish with natural wood tones, carved bonnet top, four doors, slant-front desk, and bracket feet embody the refined simplicity and timeless appeal of Nordic craftsmanship. The secretary's form, crafted from solid wood, exudes a sense of stability and refined minimalism. The light gray painted finish, with its subtle tonal variations and hints of natural wood grain peeking through, adds a touch of serenity, sophistication, and authenticity to the piece. A handsome molded cornice adorns the top, adding a touch of architectural detail and visual interest. Two doors, seamlessly integrated into the bonnet top, open to reveal inner shelves and hidden drawers, providing ample storage space for your personal belongings. The interior's distressed finish adds to the piece's rustic charm and historical character. The central section features a slant-front desk, seamlessly transitioning from a closed façade to an open workspace. Upon opening its carved reeded diamond themed panel, the desk reveals multiple drawers surrounding a central opening, offering a convenient surface for writing, reading, or working on your computer. The lower section, showcasing faux drawers that actually conceal doors, provides additional storage space for documents, books, or other personal items. The ensemble rests on bracket feet, lending a sense of lightness and visual appeal.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 54"W x 25"D x 82.75"H. Desk Height 29"H
Inventory Number: YY85
Price: $12,950