19th Century Swedish Gustavian Pinewood, Porphyry Console Table by Jonas Frisk
A gold, antique Swedish Gustavian freestanding console table made of hand crafted gilded, painted Pinewood in the Egyptian style with a crystal red porphyry top, designed and produced most likely by Jonas Frisk in good condition. The edges, borders of the tall Scandinavian side table are enhanced by detailed wood carvings, supported by four round, straight golden wooden legs particularized with Egyptian figures. The end table is standing on a gilded, painted base. Minor fading due to age. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1810 - 1830, Sweden, Scandinavia, Scandinavia.
Jonas Frist was a Swedish artist and designer, born in 1787, in Stockholm, Sweden and passed away in 1849. In 1805, Frist received the rights to design and produce mirrors and console tables by the Kommerskollegium. From 1810 - 1814, his studio was located on the street Storkyrkobrinken and from 1814 - 1824, he moved to the public square Riddarhustorget, in Gamla stan, in Stockholm. Frist's personal history remains lost in history.
Kommerskollegium ( The National Board of Trade ): The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is Sweden's authority for foreign trade, founded in 1651.
Material: Magmatic Rock, Wood
Details: Giltwood, Painted Pinewood, Porphyry
Country of Origin: Sweden
Dimensions: 30.5" H x 33.5" W x 16.75" D