Swedish 1780s walnut chest with four drawers, geometric inlay and thin cross banding. Exemplifying the refined aesthetics of 18th century Sweden, this walnut chest, circa 1780, merges fine craftsmanship with beautiful wood grain, establishing itself as a remarkable piece of period furniture.
Constructed from rich walnut, the chest captivates with its rectangular top featuring delicate geometric inlay work. A thin, subtly accenting cross banding embraces the edges, providing a tasteful border to the surface above. Beveled edges lend an elegant profile to the chest's robust structure.
Beneath the top, four drawers offer practical storage, each adorned with similar thin cross banding. Adding to the chest's historic allure are the brass handles. Mounted on floral backplates, these elements imbue the piece with a charming authenticity.
On either side of the chest, lateral handles, affixed on star-shaped backplates, enhance the chest's functionality while contributing to its visual appeal. Completing the design, the chest is raised on turned feet, a classic feature that amplifies the period appeal.
With its harmonious blend of design and practicality, this Swedish 18th century walnut chest is a superb testament to the craftsmanship of the era. Its understated elegance and functional design make it a timeless addition to any space, promising to deliver both aesthetic appeal and practical value.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 18th Century
Dimensions: 46.5"W x 23.5"D x 37.5"H
Inventory Number: YYG15