Remarkable Swedish early 19th century Late Gustavian barrel back armchair in Egyptian taste, circa 1800. By Stockholm chair master Ephraim Stahl (1767-1820). Supplier to the Royal Court and one of the most sophisticated and inventive makers of his period.
Height: 33.08 in. (84 cm)
Width: 25.2 in. (64 cm)
Depth: 20.48 in. (52 cm)
Seat Height: 17.72 in. (45 cm)
Very similar armchairs can be found at Rosersberg Palace, north of Stockholm. King Karl XIV Johan and Queen Desideria were the last members of royalty to live there.
Rosersberg Palace is one of the best-kept secrets of Sweden's royal palaces. The rooms remain almost untouched from the 1795-1860 period, with well-preserved interiors and collections. In one picture we can see a large set of very similar armchairs