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18th Century Gripsholm Armchairs

$8,600 per set


Good pair of 18th century Swedish Rococo Gripsholm armchairs with accompanying stool, circa 1775. The armchairs got its name from the Gripsholm castle when the king Gustav III decorated most of the bedrooms with this model of armchair in the late 18th century. Gripsholm is known as Gustav Vasa's castle, as it was he who built the castle on the shores of Lake Mälaren in 1537.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 38.59 in. (98 cm)Width: 27.96 in. (71 cm)Depth: 18.51 in. (47 cm)Seat Height: 17.72 in. (45 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 3
  • Style
    Rococo (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1775
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Good condition with wear consistent with age and use. The chairs have been dry scraped to reveal some of the original color. Structurally good and sturdy. A detailed condition report is available on request.
  • Seller Location
    Helsingborg, SE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1067218833172

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  • Shipping
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Nyhamnsläge, Sweden
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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