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Swedish Late Gustavian Period Three-Drawer Chest, circa 1825


This elegant chest has a lovely patina with traces of the original white paint remaining. The top is slightly raised and recessed, and the top drawer has a convenient divider for storage. The hardware and drawer pulls are typical of the Gustavian period. The chest has a romantic history that is described on the back and on the bottom of the top drawer. It was passed down to five generations of daughters in a family living in Småland, in the south of Sweden, from 1825 to 1945. Measures: 32” high 42.25? wide 18.25? deep.


  • Dimensions

    H 32 in. x W 42.25 in. x D 18.25 in.

    H 81.28 cm x W 107.32 cm x D 46.36 cm

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    New Preston, CT
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