News about Swedish Collectibles
Antique Swedish furniture suits all decors
NEW YORK – Swedish furniture is in a class of its own. From the exuberant decoration of the Rococo style with an abundance of curves and natural motifs that gave way in the late 1700s to the restrained Gustavian style, Swedish furniture appeals to many. Owing to its clean lines and simplicity, it mixes well […]
American Swedish History Museum awarded grant
MEDIA, Pa. – The Decorative Arts Trust has announced that the recipient of the 2020 Failey Grant is the American Swedish History Museum in Philadelphia.
Swedish sculptor’s work tops Capo Auction results
NEW YORK – Capo Auction Fine Art and Antiques in Long Island City shone the spotlight on a wide selection of modern art, sculpture and decorative items at their April 23 auction, with these items taking the lead, along with an array of furniture, silver and other pieces.
Widow of media mogul donates 2 Picassos to Swedish museum
STOCKHOLM (AFP) – Stockholm’s Museum of Modern Art said Wednesday it had received a donation including two Picasso paintings from the widow of a Swedish media tycoon. The gift comprises eight artworks donated in the last will of Elisabeth Bonnier, whose husband Gerard Bonnier (1917-1987) was for more than 30 years the head of the […]