A pair of gilt allegorical plaster sculptures representing Spring and Autumn. Late 18th or early 19th century. Standing on a pair of painted Gustavian columns of later date. These sculptures are originally from a set of 4 representing the four seasons. Our sculpture representing Spring can be seen in the old interior photo from Skärva in the lefthand corner. Provenance: Skärva Manor (Skärfva Hergård) is the country house that shipbuilder Fredrik Henrik af Chapman (1721-1808) built on the mainlan
A rare pair of French gilt-bronze and verse eglomisé candlesticks. Early 19th century. Litt. Marie-France Dupuy-Baylet: Les Bronzes Du Mobilier National 1800-1870, Dijon 2010, page 88f compare candelabra from the same maker in the Élyséepalace, Paris
An important Gustavian commode made by Nils Petter Stenstrom(1750-1790) in Stockholm circa 1780-90, Stenstrom worked with George Haupt in his workshop 1771-72 and was very infuenced by him in the beginning of his career. George Haupt is the most famous cabinetmaker in Sweden during the 18th cent. Stenstrom was working as a master in Stockholm during a fairly short time (1782-90) and his work is quite rare. The top is Swedish Kolmardsmarble.
A pair of 18th c sculptures on wooden columns. The plaster with original gilding. Provenance : Skärva Gård . This is a typiska example of decorating in the late 18th c. Influensed by Greek and Roman design the noble houses loves to usd sculptures like this . Though it is rare to fins them in usch a nice condition as these.