Gustavian Buffet cupboard with original paint 18th century, Sweden, circa 1780. Sublime 18th century Swedish ‘Gustavian’ period painted Buffet Cupboard dating to circa 1780, originating from the North of Sweden, this magnificent Gustavian buffet features a decorative galleried top over a pair of cupboard doors adorned with diamond reeded motifs, two internal drawers over two deep shelves, raised on bracket feet, original dry scraped white paint with a hint of mint, this is certainly a ‘stand out piece’ and one of those special items of furniture that is a ‘forever keeper’, perfect for an entrance hallway, dining room, living room, bedroom or boot room, a simply stunning piece of furniture that will enhance any space, this beautiful Swedish Gustavian buffet will bring an undeniable touch of refined elegance and grace to any home, reserve now. Gustavian furniture refers to a style of furniture and interior decor which started in Sweden around 1770 by King Gustav III, Gustav visited the Palace of Versailles and admired the decor and French neoclacissism. King Gustav was a patron of arts and he held a keen interest in all things related to design and decoration. The French influence was largely due to the Versailles visits, which made a significant impression on the Gustav, the impressive artwork inspired the King to actually create a Paris of the North in the late 18th century. Summery: Antique Swedish 18th century Gustavian Pine Buffet Cupboard Original paint White, circa 1780 Dry scraped Investment Practical and beautiful Condition: Offered in great original condition, with light distressed paintwork, age related wear, scuffs, knocks and marks, no sign of past or present woodworm, the wood and paint has been dry scraped, patina consistent with age and use, heavy strong and solid piece of quality furniture. Dimensions: Width 45” / 114cm Depth 18” / 46cm Height 47” / 120cm.