19th Century Pair of Swedish Gustavian Benches

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A richly carved 19th century Swedish 'brother and sister' pair of painted long benches in the Gustavian style. There is a carved guilloche pattern on the seat frame and carved rosettes above fluted, round caps, ending in tapered and fluted legs. Chalky Gustavian-white paint finish.

Dimensions:
Bench I (back): 18.25 in. H x 59 in. W x 21 in. D
Bench II (front): 18.75 in. H x 60.25 in. W x 21 in. D

The Gustavian style, named after King Gustav III of Sweden, is a restrained interpretation of the French Louis XV and Louis XVI style. King Gustav III was enamored with the neoclassical style and therefore created his own interpretation for Sweden.

Details

  • In the Style Of
    Gustavian
  • Place of Origin
    Sweden
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1850
    Dimensions
    18.75 in. H x 60.25 in. W x 21 in. D
    48 cm H x 153 cm W x 53 cm D
  • Seat Height
    18.75 in. (48 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Wichita, KS
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    LU97958659973
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2013

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Located in Wichita, KS

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