A pair of Swedish Gustavian style painted wood chests from the 19th century, with marbleized tops, three drawers, canted side posts, carved dentil molding, protruding accent on the façade, carved rosettes, fluted motifs and tapered feet angled in the front. This pair of Swedish Gustavian style painted wood chests, hailing from the 19th century, exudes timeless elegance and refined charm. They showcase painted marbleized tops that effortlessly draw the eye, adding a touch of sophistication and an artistic flair to the design.
Each chest features three drawers, providing convenient storage space while maintaining a graceful aesthetic. They are all fitted with Classical style brass hardware with ring pulls on circular backplates. The canted side posts harmoniously complement the chests' façades, which boast a protruding accent that lends depth and dimension to the overall design.
The carved dentil moldings that adorn the chests is a testament to the skillful craftsmanship of the era, while the carved rosettes offer a touch of delicate beauty. Fluted motifs further accentuate the chests' Gustavian style, with their elegant lines and understated sophistication.
The chests are painted in a soft color typical of the Scandinavian taste for light palettes.
Place of Origin: Sweden
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 34.25"W x 18.25"D x 29"H
Inventory Number: XX300