Gustavian Dresser, Sweden around 1800
No antique Scandinavian furniture collection would be complete without this Gustavian dresser.
This piece comes from a private European collection and originated from Sweden. It remains undamaged, and every piece is original to the commode.
It features many traditional Neoclassic elements, such as the straight design, the elegant mahogany veneer and the fluted corners.
The circular graceful brass fittings add a touch of interest in contrast to the clean straight lines of the rest of the commode. It has a Kolmarden marble top.
The grey-greenish Kolmarden marble was the preferred stone for Swedish furniture decoration during the 18th and 19th century. It is quarried in Sweden.
Scandinavian furniture is well known for its ability to capitalize on both form and function. While this Gustavian commode is a striking piece of furniture, it also serves a practical purpose thanks to plenty of storage.
There are three large drawers.
The Gustavian style is incredibly versatile, which is why pieces from this era remain some of the most sought-after items.
This commode works with a broad range of interior designs. Use a rectangular mirror to draw attention to the piece’s Neoclassic lines and shiny brass details.
Or, try it in a room with a traditional Gustavian color palette to bring out the colors in the marble top
It measures Height: 32.68 in. (83 cm), Width: 39.77 in. (101 cm), Depth: 19.3 in. (49 cm).
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The commode ships from Germany and includes shipping costs to Boston.
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