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The lovely, soft colors of the Gustavian period are well displayed in this exquisite bench. Where the new off white painted finish is worn away, the light natural wood comes through, enhancing the exceptionally carved ap
This lovely long upholstered bench is a wonderful example of Swedish Gustavian craftsmanship with it's delicately carved details, while the old distressed white paint with gray and gold undertones add to its allure.
The lovely, soft colors and traditional carving of the Gustavian period are well displayed in this exquisite bench. Where the new light gray painted finish is worn away, the darker natural wood comes through, enhancing t
This lovely light gray painted pine bench is a wonderful example of Swedish Biedermeier country craftsmanship (Karl Johan design and period). The gentle curve of the arms and lovely carved details add to its appeal, whil
Antique upholstered sofa bench from Sweden circa 1860-1880, painted white with finials and carved floral details.
This item is part of our “unrestored” collection. Our antiques arrive from Europe in warehouse conditio...
Swedish settee painted white with a removable seat which makes recovering with your choice of fabric very easy. This settee matches a side table and a pair of side chairs that we also have in stock, please inquire if o
The light gray paint has been lightly scraped, exposing the pine underneath giving the bench character and enhancing the diamond carved details along the front and spindles along the back. A great feature is the hinged s
Painted white with gold accents, this Gustavian bench from Sweden has an upholstered seat and baluster shaped spindles supporting the back and side rails. The tapered legs and arm supports with carved rosettes, typical o
Antique storage bench from Sweden, circa 1840-1860, with white paint. The padded seat lifts off and the base pulls out to expand the space inside. Originally this was used to store a mattress and used as an extra bed.
The hinged seat lifts to expose the large storage space in this circa 1860, high back country bench from Hungary.
Antique storage bench from Sweden circa1840-1860, painted white.The padded seat is removable and the front pulls out, expanding the depth which could then be used as an extra bed.
This item is part of our “unres...
The quality and craftsmanship of this pine bench are exceptional with its traditional Eastern European folk art painted motifs. The deep, warm patina of the painted bench is enhanced by a wax finish that highlights the p
This lovely original painted black bench is a unique find. In addition to the traditional storage beneath the bench seat, there is a small cabinet with drawer on each side of the bench. This provides both additional stor
This delightful late 19th century storage bench from Hungary still maintains its original blue paint. The charming, simplistic flowers on the front panel were a traditional folk art style of the period. The hinged seat,
This colorful pine bench still retains the traditional folk art paint of the late 1800's, with elaborate floral motifs that are often painted on red and green backgrounds such as this one. Reflecting decades of use, the
This quaint storage bench from Hungary still maintains its original painted floral patterns and rich earth tones that embellish the bench in the folk art style of the late 19th and early 20th century. The hinged se
This small pine storage bench from Hungary is circa 1880, and painted green.
This item is part of our “unrestored” collection. Our antiques arrive from Europe in warehouse condition. Before shipping or leaving our sto...
This item is part of our “un-restored” collection. Our antiques arrive from Europe in warehouse condition. Before shipping or leaving our store, they all go through our professional workshop to assure they are strong, cl
This long antique pine bench from Romania still maintains the original folk art paint from 1935, when it was created. The traditional folk art of the late 1800's into 1900's included floral motifs painted in panels, ofte
The traditional folk art of the late 1800's into 1900's included floral motifs painted in panels, often using green and deep red backgrounds such as this one. The bench seat lifts to reveal hidden storage bel
Where the aged green base paint has been worn away, an underlayer of rust colored paint and the natural pine come through giving this country bench a real cottage feel. Painted flourishes of pink and white flowere
The pale green paint revealed on this country bench creates an inviting appeal to sit and relax. This style of bench was found in country farm houses throughout Europe in the 1800's. Layers of paint have been worn off th
This lovely pine bench is a wonderful example of Swedish country craftsmanship in the Karl Johan design and period. The gentle curve of the arms and lovely carved details add to its allure. The seat opens to reveal stora
The pine glows on this unusual Swedish cottage style bench with all of it's turned spindles and legs. The wax finish enhances the color and patina of the wood and works beautifully with the country look. The upholstered
This style of bench originally served as a type of spare bed. It has been waxed and is clean, strong and ready for use.The upholstery can easily be changed out if desired.
This delightful bench is styled after a traditional European bench of the 1800's- early 1900's. Benches of that era were usually around 6' long, so this bench provides all the charm and function in under 4' of length. It
This item is part of our “unrestored” collection. Our antiques arrive from Europe in warehouse condition. Before shipping or leaving our store, they all go through our professional workshop to assure they are strong, cle
The beauty of this bench is in the warm natural pine and simple European country craftsmanship. This style of bench was a common element in homes throughout Europe in the 1800's. The bench seat is hinged, and when open r
Antique 19th Century English Pine Settle Bench.
This item is part of our “unrestored” collection. Our antiques arrive from Europe in warehouse condition. Before shipping or leaving our store, they all go through our p...
This unique Hungarian bench has detailed carving and original red and green paint. The back panel has a carved inset, which adds intriguing visual appeal. What makes this bench unusual are the pivoting arms that allow th
Antique Karl Johan Swedish bench with storage under the seat made of yellow birch. This style of bench originally served as a type of spare bed as the bottom could pull out revealing a type of "trundle" bed inside. The s
Antique high back birch sofa bench from Sweden circa 1840, with padded seat, back and sides.
Antique Karl Johan birch bench sofa from Sweden, circa 1840 with upholstered seat and sides and applied carving on the back and arms.
Carved and Upholstered Antique Danish birch Biedermeier Sofa, circa 1830, features fine inlay, carved ram's head cornucopia, and baluster pillow cushions.