The strong visual appeal of this lovely large rococo chest of drawers is due to the newer, professionally applied layered blue painted finish that accents the contours of the top and each of the serpentine drawer fronts.
This bench has recently been given a light (bluish) gray painted finish. The open spindles add to its romantic appeal, while the light distressing compliments its age. Unique to this bench is the narrow depth of 15.5" providing versatility in placement.
Drama and elegance combine in this lovely example of Swedish Biedermeier craftsmanship. This stunning antique sofa is made from polished birch that seems to glow with life. The dramatic, large rolled arms curve outward, while the back has carved flourishes that accent the arms and dramatic feet.
The strong visual appeal of this handsome pine chest of drawers is due to the (newer) black chalk paint & the clean, straight lines. Where the paint has been gently scraped and lightly distressed, the warm wood is revealed adding to the aged character of the dresser.
This delightful antique chest of drawers has been given new life with a recent black painted finish. Note in the photos the slight distressing which compliments its age and brings out touches of the natural oak wood beneath.
This old table may have started life as a work table, likely on a farm in the French countryside. Notice the aged the wood, solid square legs, sturdy trestle base and wood pegs (instead of nails) that kept it strong and durable throughout its long and useful life.
It is the years of constant use revealed in every ding, gouge, stain, crack and scratch that enrich the character of this impressive carpenters' workbench from France. Notice the impressive heft of the almost 4" thick top.
Corner cabinets were used throughout the 1800s to create additional storage space prior to the years of built-in closets & cupboards. This is a perfect example of one crafted during that era, while a later owner decided to update it with the painted finish you see today.
Narrow cabinets are difficult to find, making this lovely gustavian style pedestal cupboard a special find. Take note of the lovely (later applied) soft gray layered painted finish which adds a touch of grace to this romantic piece.
This antique baroque chest of drawers from Denmark features a serpentine front, brass hardware pulls and an exceptional (newer) matte black painted finish. The lightly scraped off/distressed black paint creates a warm contrast & accentuates the curved details.
This striking Art Nouveau armchair was designed by Georg Hulbe (1851-1917), made in a foldable construction of glazed walnut to look like bamboo. Leather seat, back and headrest are embossed with floral inlays, painted with silver & gold highlights.
Demi-lune side tables were traditional element in the mid 1800's of Sweden. This pair (set of 2) have been given a newer applied soft gray painted finish, which compliments the simple lines and graceful curved legs of these side tables.
Finding a matched pair of nightstands can be challenging, which makes this pair of Gustavian style chest of drawers an excellent find. Both have graceful lines and were painted later with soft layers of white paint fitting of their Swedish origin.
This elaborate set of 12 oak dining chairs will make a striking addition around your dining table. Notice the carving along the base and crown, in addition to turned legs which balance the refined look. Seat Height: 19"
Antique Swedish Mora Clock with Original Black Paint, circa 1800-1840. The gold trim and painted figures with trees and shrubbery were a style elment of the day. Notice to the sides of the face a small window, allowing you to see the interior clockworks.
The perfect patina in the (newer professionally applied) white painted finish gently graces this delightful side table from Sweden. Notice the single drawer with hand-carved grooves, a traditional Swedish style element along with the tapered legs
Pair of mid century modern ear flap armchairs upholstered in light brown vintage leather by Mogens Hansen. Each of these comfortable chairs has 3 loose cushions and solid beech wood legs.
This highly attractive pair of mid century chairs were designed by Eric Merthen, Cadet style/Model 925 and produced by Ire Mobler in Skillingaryd. This set is in very good vintage used condition. Seat height: 14"
This handsome pair of early 20th century club chairs sits low and comfortable with a reclined back. The reddish-brown vintage leather has great appeal while the curved arms are adorned with traditional nail heads.
This unique pair of stool seats were purchased in Egypt around 1960 by Swedish actor and director Bror Bügler. The two loose leather seats (removable) are embossed with desert scenes & figures including camel, Pharaoh, palm trees, and goddess Isis.
Vintage leather club chairs are sought after these days by those seeking to add an aged element to a modern home. This handsome barrel chair will do just that with a rich patina that only comes from years of use, all accented with self piping.
Vintage leather has an appeal all its own, even when worn and weathered such as this old single seat sofa. The heavily rolled arms and back are in the classic Chesterfield style (tufted with button accents), while the green leather makes it a unique find.
Lovely zinc garden sculpture of woman holding a rose. Note the drape of her cape and dress, a bag crosses her body as she gently gazes downward toward the rose. These early 19th century sculptures were most often found in a rose garden or orangerie.
This cupboard is special due it its highly original condition. The lovely hand-painted panels and craftsmanship reveal the style of the early 1800's. The date of 1819 and monogram along the top panels indicate this may have been a wedding present.
This striking set of 12 tall dining chairs are made dramatic due to the carving and finials that embellish the upper top, turned column sides along with attractive turned legs. The seats and backs are in 2 contrasting brown leathers with nailhead trim.
This delightful country Gustavian table will make a lovely side table or nightstand. The table has a newer, professionally applied layered white painted finish which has been gently distressed matching it's age and character.
A "kubbestol" is a traditional Scandinavian chair made from a single log. As they are collector items, to find a pair this large with original paint is a special find. Notice the green and yellow painted seats and back, with faux wood painted background.
This vintage oak sideboard has been bleached giving it a fresh look for today's modern home. The four doors open to reveal interior shelves and simple drawers. At almost 10' long, it will serve well as a buffet, sideboard or console.
A fun find, this mid-century modern swivel arm chair is great for home or office. It features a padded high back and arms, rotating on a chrome base. The original black leather shows typical age related wear. Seat height: 18"
A single display cabinet this large is dramatic, but to find a pair is beyond rare. Fantastic carving crowns the top, which towers 12' at the decorative carved corner embellishments. Originally, 4 of these bookcases served in an impressive library in Barcelona, Spain.
This lovely table is made fascinating by the hand-painted Italian flourishes that adorn the top. The easy flip-top style allows it to store compactly, yet when opened it has striking presence, and even the base holds visual appeal.
Mid-Century Modern two-person sofa designed by Arne Norell. Streteched with leather sling sides and back, loose cushions are covered in neutral fabric. The Illona model was inspired by safari furniture and manufactured by Aneby Møbler.
Pair of mid-century modern black leather armchairs designed by Ingmar Relling. This pair show cased traditional molded beech wood frame, complimented with button-stitched black leather cushions. Manufactured at Westnofa, model Siesta. Seat height: 16"
The sleek style of this Mid-Century Modern sofa and chair boasts the clean and simple lines that create a timeless look and sit quite comfortably. Sofa Dimensions: 73"w x 31'd x 28.5" h Seat Height: 16"
Chair: 31"w x 30"d x 29" Seat Height: 16"
Low sideboard of veneered wood with four bypassing doors standing on slanted black tapered legs. This credenza has great presence due to the striking wood that was a style statement of the period and remains a fashion statement today.