Dawn Hill Swedish Antiques

New Preston, CT

About Dawn Hill Swedish Antiques

Dawn Hill Antiques was founded by John and Paulette Peden over twenty years ago when the store opened in the village of New Preston, CT. According to a recent magazine article, “The store with its pale Swedish décor looks like a scene from an Ingemar Bergman movie with exquisite furniture and clocks in cool Gustavian shades of white and grey. “ Paulette Peden, whose business career has always focused on creative work , was first drawn to Swedish antiques when she fell in love with a Swedish mora clock and was charmed by the beautiful patina and feminine design. This st...Read More

Dawn Hill Swedish Antiques

1stdibs Dealer Since 2008

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Antique Early 19th Century Sweden Drop-leaf and Pembroke Tables
This fantastic Swedish drop-leaf table (slagbord) is a once in a lifetime piece with a beautiful original painted top surface with vibrant waves of blue against a white background. T...
Vintage 1930-1939 France Chandeliers and Pendants
Crystal, Brass
An elegant chandelier in the manner of Maison Bagues, the famous French lighting house established in Paris in 1840 and known for their luxury creations and as a symbol of French sty...
Antique 1790-1799 Sweden Folk Art Paintings
Linen, Wood
This charming Swedish, Folk Art painting depicts a very prominent estate in Halsingland, where water power was used in manufacturing. The painting probably decorated the wall in the ...
Antique Late 18th Century Sweden Rococo Armchairs
These country Rococo armchairs have an elegant simplicity, with interesting curved backs, and arms ending in graceful outward curves. A similar pair is pictured in “The Golden Age of...
Early 20th Century France Art Nouveau Tables
This French table is the perfect proportion to fit four people comfortably. The cast iron art nouveau base with old black paint is in great condition and very sturdy. The old white m...
Antique Late 18th Century Sweden Gustavian Armchairs
These chairs were made in Stockholm in the late 18th century by members of the Stockholm guild of craftsman. They have an elegant openwork cut-out design at the back which was distin...
Antique Mid-18th Century Sweden Rococo Chairs
Leather, Wood
These rare chairs have great form with a fan shaped carving on the crest and old leather seats. The apron echoes the same fan shape as the crest and the legs have intricate carvings ...
Antique Mid-19th Century Sweden Gustavian Armchairs
These impressive chairs have many wonderful qualities; the grey paint surface is original, they have detailed carvings with rosettes at the side of the aprons, and acanthus leaf carv...
Antique Mid-19th Century Sweden Rococo Cupboards
This important cupboard in the Rococo style retains the original blue paint throughout. It has three interior shelves, perfect for storing collections of bowls or china. There are tw...
Antique Mid-18th Century Sweden Rococo Cupboards
This fantastic cupboard in a perfect shade of all original Swedish blue paint is a rare piece that is hard to find in such great condition. It has a simple curved cornice with the sa...
Antique Early 19th Century Sweden Secretaires
A wonderful Swedish blue, this stately secretary has a number of great details that highlight the work of a talented calligrapher. The interior drawers are beautifully numbered from ...
Antique Mid-18th Century Sweden Baroque Commodes and Chests of Drawers
This important three drawer chest with a graceful serpentine front sits on a separate base with slightly exaggerated curved legs which adds to it stature. The paint surface with touc...

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