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Swedish Karl Johan Style Bench w/ Fabulous Pyramidal Back Pediment, Early 1800s

$5,750

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A Swedish Karl Johan style bench from the early 1800s. This 19th century Swedish painted wood sofa bench features a pyramidal back pediment with a five-pointed star at the top center, high arms and tapered legs. The overall color of this piece is a light grey-green with some traces of light blue. The legs and accents throughout are more of a tan-green color. There is a new custom seat cushion of neutral cream colored Belgian linen. This piece would work really well in a sun-room, living room or perhaps entryway. The Karl Johan period follows the Gustavian period in Sweden.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 47.5 in. (120.65 cm)Width: 71 in. (180.34 cm)Depth: 24 in. (60.96 cm)Seat Height: 18.25 in. (46.36 cm)
  • Style
    Karl Johan (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 1800s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages. Good overall condition. Minor wear and cracking consistent with age and use. Please see additional photos.
  • Seller Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Sofa #1651stDibs: LU87646603503

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    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Atlanta, GA
  • Return Policy

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

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