Scandinavian Shelves

3 & 4 swag shelves;
Painted & carved C18th style Scandinavian Norwegian Swedish shelves, furniture Painted & carved C18th style Scandinavian Norwegian Swedish shelf & wall clock, furniture
Painted & carved C18th style Scandinavian Norwegian shelves, furniture  

Typically ornate shelves, of a type that would have been common in many Scandinavian farm houses in C18th. They are very ornate & elegant, with carved Acanthus swags & carved supports. They would also look good in any of the light Gustavian palette colours.
The upper shelf is painted Swedish blue/grey with silver detailing on the Swag moulding. Note the shelf supports are set in from the ends, for an interesting look. The RH photo shows this with a wall clcok above it.
The lower one is painted in typical strong Norwegian colours. Lengths are by increments of approx. 1ft, ie 1', 2', 3', 4'. 17cm - 20cm deep. They can also be supplied as a single swag shelf or as corner shelves. Made to order. They can be painted any colour(s) you like.

3 swag shelf; antique white & gold
carved & Painted white & gold C18th style Scandinavian Norwegian Swedish shelves, furniture carved & Painted white & gold C18th style Scandinavian Norwegian Swedish shelves, furniture
carved & Painted white & gold C18th style Scandinavian Norwegian Swedish shelves, furniture  

Another colour variation of the 3 swag shelf. This time painted in antique white & gold. Note the shelf supports are at the end of the shelf. below is a close up of the carved & painted swag.

3 swag shelf; blue & gold
carved & Painted blue & gold C18th style Scandinavian Norwegian Swedish shelves, furniture

Another colourway shown for a 3 swag shelf, in a brighter Swedish blue, with gold highlights on the carvings. Made to order.

2 swag shelf; antique white & gold
carved & Painted white & gold C18th style Scandinavian Norwegian Swedish shelves, furniture

The double version of the shelf, shown in a Swedish typical colour combination of antique white and gold. Width approx. 24". Made to order.

1 swag shelf; blue marbled
carved & marble Painted C18th style Scandinavian Norwegian Swedish shelves, furniture carved & marble Painted C18th style Scandinavian Norwegian Swedish shelves, furniture carved & marble Painted C18th style Scandinavian Norwegian Swedish shelves, furniture

A single swag version of the above shelves, showing the carving in better detail. To give you an idea of the variety of finishes you can do, we have shown this painted a deep blue with silver detailing and marbled top. Made to order.

1 & 2 swag corner shelves;
carved & Painted brown & gold C18th style Scandinavian corner shelf, furniture carved & Painted white & gold C18th style Scandinavian corner shelf, furniture

We can adapt these designs to make corner shelves. LH photo shows a single swag corner shelf, in dark brown & gold finish. The RH photo shows a 2 swag corner shelf in antique white & gold finish, Width approx. 23".

Bespoke corner shelf; natural wood
carved wood C18th style Scandinavian corner shelf, furniture

This is an example of a one-off shelf made to order for a customer. The usual Acanthus carved design was adapted for a corner shelf, in Solid wood. made to order.

Single shelves; various colours
carved & Painted grey & gold C18th style Scandinavian  shelf, furniture carved & Painted blue C18th style Swedish Scandinavian shelf furniture
carved & Painted white & gold C18th style Scandinavian shelf, furniture carved & Painted C18th style Scandinavian Norwegian shelf, furniture
Close up of Acanthus carving on C18th style Scandinavian shelf, furniture  

A typical ornate Scandinavian shelf. Painted old grey with gold finish scroll moulding. Size 33cm x 49cm x 15cm. Made to order.

Plate rack shelves;
carved & painted C18th style Scandinavian plate rack shelf unit, furniture carved & painted C18th style Scandinavian plate rack shelf unit, furniture

A couple of different sized plate racks, using our Acanthus carved design mouldings. These are shown in more detail on the plate rack page.

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