Pair of Swedish Gustavian Style Barrel Back Chairs with Hoof Feet, circa 1880 For Sale
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Pair of Swedish Gustavian Style Barrel Back Chairs with Hoof Feet, circa 1880


These elegant chairs have many of the characteristics of the Gustavian style developed under the reign of King Gustav III by the chairmakers of the Stockholm guild in the late 18th century. The hoof feet, both back and front, are beautifully executed. The backs of the chairs are framed with detailed carving ending in a small lion’s head. The pale grey paint is original, and they are upholstered in a linen fabric. Measures: 33” high 24” wide 26” deep 17” seat height.


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  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 33 in. x W 24 in. x D 26 in.H 83.82 cm x W 60.96 cm x D 66.04 cm
  • Seat Height
    17 in. (43.18 cm)
  • Seller Location
    New Preston, CT
  • Seller Reference Number
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
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