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Antique Set of 6 White Painted Dining Chairs from Sweden
Located in Round Top, TX
Class and style combine in this lovely set of six matching dining chairs from Sweden. They were painted white and given a gold trim which was the "style" in the early 1900s. The curv...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Swedish Dining Chairs Set of Six
Located in New York, NY
Antique Swedish Gustavian style dining chairs. Nicely carved with curved backs, very comfortable. Upholstery is good condition and can be placed as is, cushions are firm with very go...
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20th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Fabric

  • Swedish Dining Chairs Set of Six
  • Swedish Dining Chairs Set of Six
  • Swedish Dining Chairs Set of Six
  • Swedish Dining Chairs Set of Six
H 38 in. W 21 in. D 21 in.
Antique Set of 12 Swedish Gustavian Gray Painted Dining Chairs
Located in Round Top, TX
This wonderful set of twelve dining chairs exudes a graceful country charm. While likely from a Swedish farm house, these speak to a more upscale home with a touch of elegance due to...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Dining Room Chairs

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Leather, Wood

Chairs Dining Chairs Swedish Set of Six Gustavian Period Sweden
Located in New York, NY
Chairs Dining Chairs Swedish Set of Six Gustavian Period Sweden. A set of six dining chairs made during the early Gustavian period in Sweden 1775-1790, the so called high Gustavian p...
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Antique 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Set of Six Swedish Gustavian-Style Painted Dining Chairs, c. 1890-1915
Located in Miami, FL
A lovely set of six (6) Gustavian-style dining chairs from the late 1800's with 18th century Lindome Gustavian style frames in a painted grey/white finish and with upholstered slip s...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Set of Six Late 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Painted Dining Chairs
Located in Worpswede / Bremen, DE
An elegant set of six Swedish Gustavian dining chairs from the neoclassical period painted in cream white and grey, with leaf tip carvings overall. The front round tapering legs with...
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Antique 1790s Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Set of 6 Vintage Painted and Upholstered Swedish Style Dining Chairs
Located in Brea, CA
Beautiful vintage painted dining chairs with a spindle back. Painted in a soft oyster gray, in multi tones, and subtle antique distressed edges. Chairs are solid and sturdy, the se...
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20th Century Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Cotton, Wood

Set of Four 19th Century Hand Painted Swedish Wheat Sheaf Dining Chairs
Located in London, GB
Set of four 19th century antique hand painted Swedish dining or hallway chairs with feature wheat-sheaf decoration in the central section of their backs. The chairs have scrolled det...
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Antique 1880s Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Set of 4 1920s Swedish Hand Painted Dining Chairs in the Style of Anders Hellman
By Anders Hellman
Located in London, GB
Set of 4 1920s hand painted dining chairs reupholstered in a coarse neutral French linen fabric. The chairs are in the style of Anders Hellman.
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Vintage 1910s Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Fabric, Wood

Set of Eight Swedish 19th Century Shield Back Painted Dining Room Chairs
Located in Atlanta, GA
A set of eight Swedish dining room shield back chairs from the 19th century, with foliage motifs and new upholstery. Created in Sweden during the 19th century, each of this set of di...
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood, Wood

Swedish Biedermeier Dining Chairs Mahogany Set of 4 1800s Carver Chairs
Located in LONDON, GB
Unusual set of 4 1800s Swedish Biedermeier dining chairs in good structural condition with Fine carved detailing. The set is 4 dining chairs and there are also 2 carver chairs availa...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Birch

Set of Six Swedish Gustavian Style Dining Chairs
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This Set of Six Elegant Dining Chairs made out of mahogany wood with carved back details are in great condition and are newly painted in a beautiful pale gray color with a distressed...
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Vintage 1970s Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Fabric, Foam, Wood, Mahogany

Set of Six Antique Swedish Side Chairs Painted White
Located in Round Top, TX
There is a simple country charm to this set of 6 chairs as they originally graced the home of a Swedish farm back in the 1800's.  The new paint has been lightly distressed exposing t...
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Antique Early 19th Century Swedish Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Set of Four Dining Chairs, Swedish Gustavian 19th Century White, Sweden
Located in New York, NY
Dining chairs Set of four Swedish Gustavian 19th century white, Sweden. A set of four dining chairs made in Sweden during the Gustavian period. Frame in a white washed finish and dec...
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Antique Early 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Set of 6 Scandinavian Carved and Hand Painted Dining Chairs
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Set of 6 Scandinavian carved and hand painted dining chairs, circa 1890. Fine set of chairs made from solid beech, painted black with hand painted elements to the backrest and fro...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Art Nouveau Dining Room Chairs

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Beech

Set of Six Antique 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Chairs with Gray Paint
Located in Round Top, TX
This lovely set of six dining chairs exude a graceful country charm. While likely from a Swedish farm house, these speak to a more upscale home with a touch of elegance due to the ex...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Set of Four Painted Oak Dining Chairs in Sage Green Paint
Located in Woodbury, CT
We bought these beauties in England but think they may be Swedish. In soft sage green paint with incised white splay backs, they would make a lovely additional to a casual eating are...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Dining Room Chairs

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Fabric, Oak

Swedish Gustavian Axet Dining Chairs Grey Green Set of 4, 20th Century
Located in LONDON, GB
Unusual early second half of the 20th century set of 4 Gustavian axet dining chairs in distressed paint finish with wheatsheaf motifs. Lovely detail in the fluted legs and rosette...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Birch

19th Century Swedish Gustavian Period Set of Four Chairs in Original Paint
Located in Wichita, KS
A set of four Gustavian period side chairs from the 19th century, hand-scraped to original paint with provenance. These charming chairs came from the estate of Magnus Stenbock, Herrb...
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Paint

Swedish Gustavian Dining Chairs Grey Lindome Style Set of 6, Mid-20th Century
Located in LONDON, GB
Unusual set of 6 Gustavian lindome dining chairs in good structural condition with fine carved detailing in Grey with trap seats. Lovely fluted legs and Classic rose detail on the ed...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Birch

Swedish Gustavian Bellman White Dining Chairs, Set of Six, Late 19th Century
Located in LONDON, GB
Set of six late 19th century antique Swedish Gustavian Bellman dining chairs with webbed seats and lovely brass style detailing on backrest and at the top of the pyramid legs. Very h...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Swedish Gustavian Bellman White Dining Chairs, Set of Six, Late 19th Century
Located in LONDON, GB
Set of six late 19th century antique Swedish Gustavian Bellman dining chairs with webbed seats and lovely brass style detailing on backrest and at the top of the pyramid legs. Very h...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Set of Eight Swedish Rococo Revival Dining Chairs with Carved Splats, circa 1860
Located in Atlanta, GA
A set of eight Swedish Rococo Revival painted dining room chairs from the mid 19th century with newly upholstered seats. This set of Scandinavian dining chairs features six sides and...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Swedish Rococo Revival Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Wood

Swedish Gustavian Square Back Dining Chairs Grey Green Set of Six, 20th Century
Located in LONDON, GB
Unusual early second half of the 20th century set of six Gustavian padded back dining chairs in distressed paint finish. Lovely detail in the fluted legs and rosettes with carved ...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Birch

Matched Set of Four Gustavian Dining Chairs
Located in Washington, DC
Matched set of four Gustavian dining chairs. We also have a set of six that can be combined with this set. The seats are covered in original muslin.
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Antique 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Paint, Wood

  • Matched Set of Four Gustavian Dining Chairs
  • Matched Set of Four Gustavian Dining Chairs
  • Matched Set of Four Gustavian Dining Chairs
  • Matched Set of Four Gustavian Dining Chairs
H 36.5 in. W 19 in. D 18.5 in.
Swedish Gustavian Square Back Dining Chairs Grey Green Set of Six, 20th Century
Located in LONDON, GB
Unusual early second half of the 20th century set of six Gustavian padded back dining chairs in distressed paint finish. Lovely detail in the fluted legs and rosettes with carved ...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Birch

Swedish Gustavian Square Back Dining Chairs Grey Green Set of Six, 20th Century
Located in LONDON, GB
Unusual early second half of the 20th century set of six Gustavian padded back dining chairs in distressed paint finish. Lovely detail in the fluted legs and rosettes with carved ...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Birch

Set of Eight Rococo Style Dining Chairs
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Set of eight dining chairs, Sweden, circa 1880, in the Rococo style with slip seats and elaborate carving.
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Rococo Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

  • Set of Eight Rococo Style Dining Chairs
  • Set of Eight Rococo Style Dining Chairs
  • Set of Eight Rococo Style Dining Chairs
  • Set of Eight Rococo Style Dining Chairs
H 40.5 in. W 20 in. D 17 in.
Set of Four Hand Painted Gustavian Dining Chairs in Light Green-Gray Color
Located in Salzburg, AT
Set of 4 comfortable Gustavian chairs in a balanced proportion. Rounded backrest and edges. A bunch of ears of corn is carved into the backrest. The color is light gray-green and ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Linen, Wood

Set of 14 1920s Queen Anne Design Dining Chairs
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Set of 14 1920s Queen Anne design dining chairs, circa 1920. Set comprises of 12 single chairs and 2 carver armchairs. Made in beech and later painted white. Shaped Queen Anne ...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Queen Anne Dining Room Chairs

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Beech

Dining Chairs Swedish Set of Four Gustavian Original Paint Green Sweden
Located in New York, NY
A set of four side chairs made during the Gustavian period in Sweden 1790-1810. The original paint in a grayish green which has a stunning patina. Rounded legs with channeled details.
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Side Chairs

Set of Six Gustavian Style Armchairs
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Set of 6 armchairs in the Gustavian style, Sweden, circa 1910. Beautiful carving with feathers, flowers and swags on the shield-shaped backs. Reeded and tapering front legs ending in...
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Vintage 1910s Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

  • Set of Six Gustavian Style Armchairs
  • Set of Six Gustavian Style Armchairs
  • Set of Six Gustavian Style Armchairs
  • Set of Six Gustavian Style Armchairs
H 38 in. W 22 in. D 19 in.
Set of Six Swedish Painted Dining Chairs
Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
This set of six dining chairs painted in a soft blue pastel, consisting of two arm and four side chairs. The chairs have a straight back rail over a cross-hatch back spat and upholst...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

  • Set of Six Swedish Painted Dining Chairs
  • Set of Six Swedish Painted Dining Chairs
  • Set of Six Swedish Painted Dining Chairs
  • Set of Six Swedish Painted Dining Chairs
H 35 in. W 20.5 in. D 17 in.
Set of Four Swedish Painted Dining Chairs
Located in Stamford, CT
Set of Four Swedish paint decorated dining chairs each with a Louis XVI Style leg supporting a set of checkered yellow and white silk cushions.
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Early 20th Century Swedish Dining Room Chairs

  • Set of Four Swedish Painted Dining Chairs
  • Set of Four Swedish Painted Dining Chairs
  • Set of Four Swedish Painted Dining Chairs
  • Set of Four Swedish Painted Dining Chairs
H 36.25 in. W 19 in. D 17 in.
Set of Six Swedish Painted Dining Chairs.
Located in Stamford, CT
A fine set of six Swedish paint decorated and distressed dining chairs. Each tapering leg supporting a yellow and white checked silk seat with back cusioins. (Side chair dimensions a...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Dining Room Chairs

  • Set of Six Swedish Painted Dining Chairs.
  • Set of Six Swedish Painted Dining Chairs.
  • Set of Six Swedish Painted Dining Chairs.
  • Set of Six Swedish Painted Dining Chairs.
H 34 in. W 23.50 in. D 18 in.
Set of Eight Swedish Painted Weatsheaf Dining Chairs
Located in Charleston, SC
A set of eight Swedish Gustavian style painted dining chairs with pierced slats and carved weatsheaf details. Seats covered in light color pure linen. Sweden circa 1900
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Antique Early 1900s Swedish Dining Room Chairs

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Pine

Set of Six Round Back, Painted, Swedish Dining Chairs
Located in Washington, DC
A set of six round back, painted Swedish dining chairs with lovely stretcher bases.
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Dining Room Chairs

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Paint, Upholstery, Wood

Set of Ten Art Nouveau Swedish Painted Dining Chairs
Located in New Orleans, LA
Set of ten Art Nouveau Swedish painted dining chairs.
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Early 20th Century Swedish Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Set of Eight Antique Black Painted Swedish Dining Chairs
Located in Round Top, TX
The strong visual impact of these chairs is the tasteful blend of the black, clean lined chairs complimented with the modern, geometric white and black pattern of the upholstery. Thi...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

Set of Six Antique White Painted Swedish Dining Chairs
Located in Round Top, TX
Lovely set of six matching dining chairs from Sweden, four side chairs and two arm chairs - painted an off white that accentuates the classic lines of the Gustavian style. The new pa...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

Set of Eight 19th Century Painted Swedish Dining Chairs
Located in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Lovely set of eight painted Swedish dining chairs. 1880 Seat height is 20 inches (51cm) Carvers Dimensions 25 inches (64cm) 18.5 inches (47cm) 42.5 inches (107cm) Referen...
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Dining Room Chairs

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Oak

Set of Six Swedish Gustavian Painted Dining or Side Chairs
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Wonderful set of six, late 18th, early 19th-century Swedish Gustavian style dining or side chairs having painted frames with upholstered tablet-form crest-rail with carved 'lambs ton...
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Antique Early 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Paint, Upholstery, Wood

Set of 12 Painted Swedish Dining Chairs, 19th Century
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of 12 Swedish painted dining chairs standing on straight legs and newly upholstered in washed Belgium linen with nailhead trim detail. Size armchairs: 25" W x 26" D x 56 1/2" ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Linen, Wood

A Set of eight Swedish Painted Wheatsheaf Dining Chairs circa 1900
Located in Charleston, SC
A set of eight Swedish Gustavian style painted dining chairs with pierced slats and carved weatsheaf details. Seats covered in white linen.
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Early 20th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Linen

Chairs Dining Swedish Gustavian Set of 6 Green White Sweden
Located in New York, NY
A set of dining chairs made during the Gustavian period 1790-1810 in Sweden. Beautifully carved frame and stripped to its original finish. Rounded and channeled legs. Upholstered bac...
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Antique 1790s Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Pine

Swedish Gustavian Style Set of Six White Painted Dining Chairs
Located in Shippensburg, PA
This delightful set of six chairs crafted in the Swedish Gustavian taste are finished in a gorgeous and nicely worn mottled white paint. The back of each chair is clearly influenced ...
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20th Century European Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Paint, Fabric

Set of Ten 19th Century Swedish Painted Wheatsheaf Dining Chairs
Located in Charleston, SC
A set of ten 19th century Swedish Gustavian style painted dining chairs with pierced slats and carved weatsheaf details. Seats covered in heavy flax with blue stripe.
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Antique 1880s Swedish Dining Room Chairs

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Pine

Set of 8 (Eight) Swedish Late Gustavian Dining Chairs
Located in Miami, FL
Set of Eight Swedish Late Gustavian Chairs - Four Chairs Signed Hassungared, Lindome Olaus Bengtsson (1766-1845). Six of the chairs are 18th century or early 19th century, and the r...
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

Set of Eight 19th Century Swedish Painted Wheatsheaf Dining Chairs
Located in Charleston, SC
A set of eight 19th century Swedish Gustavian style painted dining chairs with pierced slats and carved weatsheaf details. Seats covered in lightest gray linen. Seat size: 19.50" ...
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Linen, Pine

Set of Ten Carved and Painted Swedish Gustavian Style Dining Chairs
Located in Brea, CA
Early 19th Century Carved and Painted Swedish Style Dining Chairs. We have a set of 10, we will not split the set up. The chairs have a Gustavian Grey painted finish, with subtle ar...
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Antique Early 19th Century Belgian Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Swedish Gustavian Roseback Dining Chairs Set of 4 White Paint, Mid-20th Century
Located in LONDON, GB
Set of 4 Swedish Gustavian roseback dining chairs in good condition in white with lovely carvings, circa mid-20th century and great for every day usage with comfy seats in a neutr...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Birch

Set of 12 Swedish Rococo Style 19th Century Upholstered Painted Dining Chairs
Located in Atlanta, GA
A set of 12 Swedish Rococo style painted wood high back dining chairs from the 19th century, with black upholstered seats, carved pierced splats, cabriole legs and cross stretchers. ...
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Rococo Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood, Wood

Antique Set of 8 White Dining Chairs, Sweden Circa 1890
Located in Round Top, TX
This lovely set of 8 dining side chairs has the romantic, curved lines and softly distressed white paint of the Swedish country look. they have been given new linen upholstered seats...
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Paint

Swedish Rococo Dining Chairs, Set of 12, circa 1765
Located in New York, NY
Swedish Rococo dining chairs, set of 12, circa 1765, Origin: Stockholm, Sweden Measures: Seat height 19-3/4 inches Cabriole legs with wide knee and paw feet, carved with rocaille, ...
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Antique 18th Century Swedish Rococo Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Paint

  • Swedish Rococo Dining Chairs, Set of 12, circa 1765
  • Swedish Rococo Dining Chairs, Set of 12, circa 1765
  • Swedish Rococo Dining Chairs, Set of 12, circa 1765
  • Swedish Rococo Dining Chairs, Set of 12, circa 1765
H 39.02 in. W 19.02 in. D 18.51 in.
Set of Six Swedish Gustavian Style Dining Chairs in Original Paint and Gilt
Located in Wichita, KS
A stunning set of six Gustavian style dining chairs in original paint and gold gilt. The paint color is ivory with gilt detailing and traces of the original red bole peeking through...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

* A100 SET OF FOUR SWEDISH DINING CHAIRS C 1900
Located in New Orleans, LA
A SET OF 4 PAINTED DINING CHAIRS IN THE GUSTAVIAN STYLE. UPHOLSTERED IN NATURAL LINEN
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Early 20th Century Swedish Dining Room Chairs

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Wood

  • * A100  SET OF FOUR SWEDISH DINING CHAIRS C 1900
  • * A100  SET OF FOUR SWEDISH DINING CHAIRS C 1900
  • * A100  SET OF FOUR SWEDISH DINING CHAIRS C 1900
  • * A100  SET OF FOUR SWEDISH DINING CHAIRS C 1900
H 34 in. W W 18" in. D 17 in.
20th Century Swedish Painted Set of Eight Dining Chairs with Two Armchairs
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Fine set of dining chairs circa 1920 Carved in the Queen Anne taste this comfortable set of dining chairs offers the opportunity for the customer to apply their own fabric to the...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Beech

Set of Eight Swedish Dining Chairs with Neoclassical Elements
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Set of eight Lindome dining chairs, Sweden circa 1920, with curving, klismos backs augmented with turned spindles. The frame is decorated with lambs tongue molding, and the front leg...
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Early 20th Century Swedish Neoclassical Dining Room Chairs

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Upholstery, Wood

Set of Eight Swedish Painted Chairs with Two Armchairs
Located in Dallas, TX
Hailing from Sweden, this set of eight Swedish painted chairs feature two armchairs to make your dining room accommodations complete! circa early 1900s. Armchairs measure 41H x 22W...
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Antique Early 1900s Swedish Dining Room Chairs

Set of Eight 19th Century Swedish Dining Chairs
Located in Houston, TX
Set of eight 19th century Swedish side chairs in a gorgeous scraped old gray-green painted finish. Newly upholstered.
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Antique 19th Century Swedish Gustavian Dining Room Chairs

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Wood, Wood, Upholstery

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Set Of Painted Swedish Dining Chairs For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of set of painted Swedish dining chairs for sale on 1stDibs. The range of distinct set of painted Swedish dining chairs — often made from wood, fabric and birch — can elevate any home. There are all kinds of set of painted Swedish dining chairs available, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. There are many kinds of set of painted Swedish dining chairs to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Art Nouveau and Rococo set of painted Swedish dining chairs are of considerable interest.

How Much are Set Of Painted Swedish Dining Chairs?

Set of painted Swedish dining chairs can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price at 1stDibs is $5,221, while the lowest priced sells for $776 and the highest can go for as much as $38,000.

Finding the Right Dining Room Chairs for You

No matter what your dream dining experience looks like, there is a wide-ranging variety of vintage, new and antique dining room chairs on 1stDibs. Find upholstered dining room chairs, wood dining room chairs and more to outfit any space designated for a good meal, be it in your home or in the great outdoors.

In the early 18th century, most dining room tables and other furniture was designed to look masculine. In America, dining rooms weren’t even much of a concept until the late 1700s, when a space set aside specifically for dining became a part of the construction of homes for the wealthy. Dining room chairs of the era were likely made of walnut or oak. In Europe, neoclassical dining chairs emerged during the 1750s owing to nostalgia for classical antiquity, while the curving chair crests of Queen Anne furniture in the United States preceded the artistically bold seat backs that characterized the Chippendale chairs that followed. If there weren't enough dining chairs at suppertime in the American colonies, men were prioritized and women stood.

In the dining rooms of today, however, there is enough space for everyone to have a seat at the table. Modern styles introduce innovative design choices that play with shape and style. Icons of mid-century modern dining room chairs are plentiful: With its distinctive bentwood back, there is the DCW dining chair by Charles and Ray Eames, while Hans Wegner's timeless classic, the Wishbone chair, remains relevant and elegant decades after its debut. Stefano Giovannoni's White Rabbit dining chairs, in their lovable polyethylene biomorphism, reinvent what dining can look like.

Today's wide range of dining room chairs also means that they can now be styled in different ways, bringing functionality and fun to any sumptuous dining space. No longer do tables have to be accompanied by a matching set of seats. Skillfully mixing and matching colors and designs allows you to showcase your personality without sacrificing the cohesion of a given space.

By furnishing your dining room with cozy chairs — vintage, antique or otherwise — family time can extend far beyond mealtime. The plush upholstery of Victorian-style dining room chairs is perfect for game nights that stretch from dinner to midnight snack. Outdoor tables and dining chairs can also present an excellent opportunity for bonding and eating — what goes better with a delicious meal than fresh air, anyway?

Whether you prefer your chairs streamlined and stackable or ornate and one of a kind, the offerings on 1stDibs will elevate your mealtime and beyond.