Antique Swedish Gustavian Commode SOLD

Antique Swedish Gustavian Commode

Very lovely Antique Swedish Gustavian Commode from circa 1840 finished in white paint is a classical piece of  Swedish furniture of this age with three drawers fitted with brass hardware with a working lock and key. This Antique Swedish Gustavian Commode has lovely moulded features and interesting decoration to the drawers. Resting on tapered feet this really is an exceptional example of its kind.  Dimensions are 102 (h) x 45 (d) x 83 (h) cm

King Gustav III of Sweden ( 1771 – 1792 ) was responsible for bringing the design and style to Sweden in the late 1700’s. The Swedish Gustavian Style was named after the King. He was inspired by the arts and following his visits to the French court during the reign of Louis XVI, where he was so impressed by what he saw that, upon returning home, he decided to create his own “Paris of the North”. Swedish Gustavian furniture was influenced by many decorative elements originating from the classic Greek and Roman architecture. The Rococo Style, and thereafter the Neoclassic Style. The pale hues of white, grey and blue colors and elegantly worn patina turn these Scandinavian furniture pieces into classical elements, and with this cooler colour spectrum reflect the heritage of the Swedish Culture.

 

 

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Very lovely Antique Swedish Gustavian Commode from circa 1840 finished in white paint is a classical piece of  Swedish furniture of this age with three drawers fitted with brass hardware with a working lock and key. This Antique Swedish Gustavian Commode has lovely moulded features and interesting decoration to the drawers. Resting on tapered feet this really is an exceptional example of its kind.  Dimensions are 102 (h) x 45 (d) x 83 (h) cm

King Gustav III of Sweden ( 1771 – 1792 ) was responsible for bringing the design and style to Sweden in the late 1700’s. The Swedish Gustavian Style was named after the King. He was inspired by the arts and following his visits to the French court during the reign of Louis XVI, where he was so impressed by what he saw that, upon returning home, he decided to create his own “Paris of the North”. Swedish Gustavian furniture was influenced by many decorative elements originating from the classic Greek and Roman architecture. The Rococo Style, and thereafter the Neoclassic Style. The pale hues of white, grey and blue colors and elegantly worn patina turn these Scandinavian furniture pieces into classical elements, and with this cooler colour spectrum reflect the heritage of the Swedish Culture.

 

 

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Dimensions 100 × 54 × 84 cm