19th Century Swedish Gustavian Style Pine Library Bibliotheque Bookcase
Grand 19th century Swedish Gustavian style library bibliotheque two-part bookcase cabinet crafted from pine. The upper case features a large corniced gable roof decorated with acanthus scrolls. Fronted by four large doors with chicken wire windows opening to a large six shelf interior. The lower sideboard has matching doors with wire windows opening to a large storage area with pigeon hole cubbies. The case has a beautifully aged patina on the faded dove grey painted finish. The front is decorated with pilaster columns having carved acanthus and rosettes. The neoclassical Gustavian design is blended with a more informal farmhouse style that adds character and charm to the library. Impressive statement piece made on a grand scale over 10 feet high. From an estate in Santa Barbara, CA.
Dimensions: 113.5"w x 20.5"d x 121"h
Circa: 19th Century, Sweden
Materials: Pine, Wire, Brass
Condition: Distressed, minor wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully aged, distressed patina on the painted pine finish as seen in photos. Age appropriate wear and fading. Most original brass hardware is present but not operating.
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