Original vintage leather Chesterfield club chairs are highly sought after today. The deep brown vintage leather here is accented with the traditional tufted Chesterfield back, heavily rolled arms and nailhead accents.
Original oil on canvas painting by Vilhelm Bille (b. Copenhagen 1864, d. s.p. 1908). Seascape with sailing ships and boats, full moon. Condition: some retouches. Minor crackles and peelings. Canvas will benefit from a light surface cleaning.
This delightful painting is a great example of Poul Steffensen's pastoral work. The Danish farm setting includes thatched roof farm houses in the background, geese and ducks in the pond where the boy is leading cattle to water. Signed Poul Steffensen (b. Bjerringbro 1866, d. Aarhus 1923).
Endearing original oil on canvas painting of farmer with dairy cattle by Danish artist Poul Steffensen (b. Bjerringbro 1866, d. Aarhus 1923). Condition: minor peelings, one old repair (seen on backside of canvas). Age related scratches/marks on frame.
There is a primitive appeal to this delightful painting of cows in a pond, signed by A.B.Morgan. The canvas does have craquelure throughout, pin holes, scrapes and peelings present as well. The frame shows expected age related wear.
“Cattle on grass by Løkken," original oil on canvas signed by W. Zier. This lovely landscape of a herd of cattle grazing in pasture is in good condition. Canvas may benefit from light surface cleaning. Typical age related wear includes any scrapes/wear to frame.
This impressive large chest of drawers is quite dramatic thanks to the (newer) blue painted finish that is perfectly distressed, accenting the Rococo curves and cabriolet feet.
The blue painted finish is captivating on this large oak chest of four drawers. Enlarge the photos to appreciate the balance of blue paint and gold trim (with red undertones) which are all perfectly distressed to reveal the natural oak below.
This stately tall secretary is an elegant and classic statement piece. The entire secretary has been given a (newer) blue painted finish, which has been gently rubbed off along edges to reveal the original oak underneath.
A kubbestol is a traditional Scandinavian chair made from a log. This one is scaled small, evidently made for a child. Every knot, crack, and sign of wear adds to the intriguing appeal of this hand-hewn stool. Seat height 14"
This charming single door armoire is in excellent original condition. The case is painted with traditional floral bouquets painted on the front panel and canted sides. The colors show a deeper patina aged through the years. The original lock mechanism still works.
This stunning small chest of drawers is quite dramatic thanks to the (newer) blue painted finish that is perfectly distressed, accenting the Rococo curves and cabriolet feet. The size makes it adaptable to use as a nightstand or side table as well.
This delightful country Gustavian table with it's low stature would make a great side table or nightstand. The table has an off white/light blue painted finish with blue vein accent, which has been gently distressed thru years of use.
Lovely pair of antique demi lune tables with perfectly tapered/fluted legs and lovely skirt with applied carved details adding a romantic touch. Finished with a (newer) gray distressed paint & soft blue faux marble top; the perfect compliment to their Swedish styling.
This classic Swedish sofa has refined lines and simple gold accent medallions which add to the understated elegance of the piece. Also considered a settee or chaise lounge sofa, the seat and cushions may easily be re-upholstered with modern fabric.
This lovely original oil painting portrays an elegant young woman on a summer day in the country. Look closely as she appears to have a small dog companion at her side. Original oil on canvas later laid on board with minor retouches/repairs.
This delightful small painting portrays a young blue eyed girl with blonde hair sitting on a green lawn with her two dogs. Notice her red bonnet/hat (which matches the red sash of her white dress) lying casually at her side as well.
This cabinet is a charming representation of mid 19th century Swedish craftsmanship, from both the cabinet maker and the painter that created it. Notice the carved and painted details that frame each panel door? The original lock and key still function.
This chairs shows off Danish baroque carving; notice the curve of the arms, turned columns and carved crown and feet. The leather seat and upholstered back create and enduring look that will remain classic and comfortable for years to come.
This cozy armchair invites one to sit and linger, possibly with a good book. The classic Danish lines & curves of the oak wood draw one to it. While this chair still maintains its vintage green upholstery, it may easily be re-upholstered based on the discretion of the buyer.
This handsome gateleg dining table is also known as an English wake table with drop leaves. The large oval shaped top has 2 drop leaves, so when closed it serves as a 23" deep console table. Metal "handle" were added underneath for ease of use.
Original oil on wood panel portrait by Michael Therkildsen (Denmark 1850-1925). Notice the finely executed details & use of light on the lady's face & lace shawl. Note there is a horizontal line/crack below the artist's signature.
This impressive baroque farm table creates a strong presence after 200 years of use. Note the distinctive baroque legs, dovetail joints, wood pegs used as nails and metal reinforced ends. Restored and waxed, it is strong and ready to be used.
Traditional side trim, bun feet and carving along the crown are traditional style elements seen in this antique pine bookcase. Notice the interior shelving arrangement; at some point a small hanging rod was included in this cabinet.
Handsome Spanish side table has a traditional carved lyre leg made in the unique shape of swan heads. Note date 1799 carved into the leg. The twisted wrought-iron stretchers add a wonderful contrast to the rich patina of the aged walnut.
This elegant bookcase has graceful decorative trim over glass doors, showing off any collection stored inside. The attractive exterior blue paint is accented with gold trim, while the interior pink creates a romantic contrast.
It is the knots, gnarls and old cracks that create the character in this rustic coffee table. The heft of the slab wood top draws one to it, but it is the deep gouges, marks, cracks and distress that make it so unique.
Bright and cheerful, this 6' bench has hidden storage under the hinged seat which was a traditional element in this style of bench throughout the 1800's in Europe. The festive blue paint with floral accents is all original. Restored with wax finish.
This antique tall baroque oak chest of drawers from Denmark features a serpentine front, brass hardware pulls and an exceptional (new) painted finish that appears as a blue-steel gray. Made in 3 parts, the top & bottom 2 drawers sit atop the base with cabriole legs.
This delightful sideboard still maintains its original soft blue painted finish with floral and fruit painted panels. A monogram is seen over the top of the cabinet door while right side has a single drawer & is painted with floral pattern seen on front.
Large, lovely original oil on canvas painting of Julie Glad, née Kanneworff (1821–1886), married to captain Carl Frederik Glad (1803–1862). This is possibly a wedding portrait, with the Captain's wife wearing white bridal satin and gloves.
It is the raw, natural wood top that one finds intriguing in this rustic console table. It originally served as a work table, resulting in the appealing worn patina of the wood top due to the deep gouges, scrapes, stains and old cracks.
Antique Baroque chest of drawers with brass pulls and a yellow painted finish, circa 1740 to 1760. The scalloped edge of the top is carried down through the 4 drawer fronts and bottom molding resulting in an elegant, serpentine case. A strong and elegant style made entirely of oak.