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19thC Scandinavian Decorative Swedish Dalarna Folk Art Painted Occasional Chair
Still wearing its original, and beautifully worn multicolored polychrome paint, this rare Swedish chair epitomises the Folk Art style that blossomed in Sweden during the 18th and 19th century. This particular example has been well worn, and has obviously been a treasured piece, as for its age it is in wonderful condition. A combination of carving, applied decoration in the form of birds and flowers and its original hand painted canvas seat held by brass studs, makes this a rare decorative piece. The canvas seat is slightly torn on the front edge, and there is a crack in the left hand front leg and evidence of an old repair, although nothing to suggest that this affects its structural integrity as the chair is very solid and usable. The canvas seat is supported with hessian and padded with (now flattened) horsehair.
- In the Style Of
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacture1890
- Materials and Techniques
- WearWear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
- DimensionsH 45.28 in. x W 22.84 in. x D 20.28 in.H 115 cm x W 58 cm x D 51.5 cm
- Seat Height18.12 in. (46 cm)
- Seller LocationSherborne, GB
- Reference NumberLU4257215024692
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