Fine 18th century Swedish Rococo Gripsholm armchair in original color and padding, circa 1770.
The armchairs got its name from the Gripsholm castle when the king Gustav III decorated most of the bedrooms with this model of armchair in the late 18th century. Gripsholm is known as Gustav Vasa's castle, as it was he who built the castle on the shores of Lake Mälaren in 1537.
Height: 35.83 in (91 cm)Width: 25.6 in (65 cm)Depth: 23.63 in (60 cm)Seat Height: 15.36 in (39 cm)
Good condition with wear consistent with age and use.