Original blue painted Gustavian armoire or large cupboard from Sweden, early 1800's. Two cabinet doors with fluted carved panel doors over two functioning drawers. Restored, strong, stable and ready for use.
Old work table with original pine top resting on a light blue painted base. Notice the 2 drawers on one side & 1 drawer on the opposite side that add both function and charm, all resting on traditional tapered legs. Floor to skirt height: 20.5"
The gouges & cracks in the pine top indicate it was likely used as a work table. A new/reproduction cast iron base creates an industrial look while adding strength and stability to securely support the long length.
Original Swedish Mora pine longcase clock with original folk art painted flowers in soft earth tones against a pale green background. While this clock dates to the mid 1800's, date of 1787 painted in black was likely added at a later date.
Original hand-painted folk art flat top pine trunk with traditional floral motif painted in brown, orange/reds, brown/black, yellow, white and black. Restored and waxed, in solid condition ready to use.
Original oil on canvas painting of peaceful European country scene along river with mountains in background, couple in foreground. Artist unknown. Canvas is intact and will hang/display well. This canvas will benefit from light surface cleaning.
Original oil on canvas painting of ram's head with curled horns. Red signature visible in upper left corner (artist unknown).
Pair, Gustavian pine chest of drawers with Greek key motif carved in upper drawer. Canted fluted side posts, 3 drawers resting on four tapered feet. The newer, professionally applied gray custom painted finish is perfectly distressed to fit the age of this pair.
This delightful pine apothecary originally served as a shop counter or storage cabinet. Counters similar to this were used throughout shops in European and are a great way to incorporate old world charm and craftsmanship into a modern home.
Secretary with dramatic serpentine drawers accented by brass pulls on each drawer. later professionally layered white painted exterior complimented by a blue interior, updating the look while adding to the classic Swedish styling. Restored.
This wood accent piece originally served as a section of gear work from a water mill in China. The deep patina of the rich hard wood is warm& inviting. May be used as a container or simply as a unique organic style sculpture.
This originally served as a section of gear work from a water mill in China. The deep worn patina of the rich hard wood is warm & inviting. May be used as a container for display of dried arrangement or simply as a unique organic style sculpture.
This wood accent piece originally served as a section of gear work from a water mill in China. Note the upper section that created the "gearworks." The deep worn patina of the rich hard wood is warm and inviting.
This wood accent piece originally served as a section of gear work from a water mill in China. Note the carved upper section that created the "gearworks." The deep worn patina of the rich hard wood is warm and inviting.
Pine Swedish writing table on carved cabriolet legs with three drawers that compose the stylish serpentine front. The drawers all function and open with one included key to use for the old locks. Central drawer interior is divided in half.
This pine cupboard may be used as a display cabinet or bookcase. The upper pane glass doors allow for ideal display of any collection held within. The newer applied white painted finish is complimented by the contrasting interior red. Restored & ready for use.
Swedish country original painted pine side table with traditional tapered legs and single drawer. The original paint has been worn down to the warm pine patina below. Restored, strong stable and ready for use.
There is something visually mesmerizing about an old apothecary and this unique Chinese cabinet is no exception. The old brown painted finish has slight red undertones and is accentuated by a hand buffed finish, leaving a warm organic feel.
At 7.5' long, the large size of this model boat makes it a unique decorative statement piece. Note the hand-hewn elements, sections screwed together, pencil grafting, etc that all combine to create the intriguing appeal of this unusual find.
This large model boat was crafted in Denmark in the 1900's. At just over 6' long, the large size makes it a unique decorative statement piece. Note it is hand-hewn and carved out of one large log.
Set of 3 upholstered arm chairs with original white painted finish accented with gold trim. Carved details throughout include acanthus leaves, braided trim with bead detail, turned fluted legs, & medallion accents. Seat Height: 16"
Lovely 3.5' tall trumeau mirror with upper applied carved swag and lower Greek key pattern. Restored, later professionally painted in layered shades of muted gold and blue all lightly distressed to fit the age and grace of this attractive mirror.
Pair, Swedish gustavian side tables with fluted skirt and single drawer resting on graceful fluted turned legs. Restored, later professionally painted in layered shades to fit the age and grace of this lovely set of side tables.
Mid-century 3-seat sofa and 2-seat loveseat set with hard wood birch legs. Upholstered in vintage plum/light purple leather with loose cushions on the sides, seat and back. Each has a zippered cover so cushion inserts are removeable.
The superb quality of this Chinese cabinet is largely due to the exceptional finish. The old brown painted finish has slight red undertones and is accentuated by a hand buffed finish, leaving a warm organic feel to this armoire. Restored.
The exceptional original faux wood painted finish on this stately armoire dates back to the late 1700's into early 1800's. Note the warm colors, texture & patina of this wonderful, all original find. Hand carved knobs & hooks inside. Restored.
At 6.5" long, this gustavian desk makes an impression in both style and function. Four drawers flank the central longer drawer which has two brass pulls in addition to lock. Restored, later professionally painted in shades of black.
Original oil on board painting of still life with three fish. Aged condition includes craquelure, small bubbles, nicks/scratches, etc.
Board is solid, in tact.
Iron lock box with great "presence" due to the faded painted borders, heavy iron handles & decorative medallion that hides the key hole. Key used to release the interior locking function. The faux wood interior is painted on metal.
Lock box with heavy round iron handles. Top has two side medallions that turn to allow the center to open and reveal the key hole. A large key (included) is used to release the interior locking function.
The interior is painted green.
Original oil on canvas still life with birds. Signed and dated P. Klitz 1918.
Artist: Peter Klitz (b. Assens 1874, d. 1955)
Original oil on canvas small painting of goat grazing in open field, signed. Johannes August Fischer was a Danish landscape painter, brother of the famous Paul Fischer. In 1874 he made his painting debut at Charlottenborg, where he exhibited through 1922.
Rich birch wood & stately lines define this handsome Biedermeier drop front secretary. Multiple interior drawers & hidden storage areas are accented by the internal and external turned columns. Open depth: 38" Floor to Desk Height: 29.5"
Rococo large pine chest of drawers features a serpentine front, brass hardware pulls raised on lovely cabriolet feet. The newer, professionally layered white painted finish is gently scraped and distressed, revealing the natural wood below.
Restored, later custom black painted finish which is lightly distressed to fit the age and grace of this lovely writing table. The three drawers open using included key. Floor to skirt measurement: 23.5"
Tall pine secretary or "bureau". .Standing 4.5' tall, this secretary has the appearance of a highboy chest of drawers and serves well for storage with 3 large lower drawers and a slender top drawer for smaller, personal items. Restored & waxed.