Photos from the Instagram of Håkan Groth, a swedish born antique dealer and expert, author and photographer.
A Swedish candelabrum (one of a pair) at Rosendal Palace in Stockholm. Rosendal was built by Carl XIV Johan 1823-27 and decorated in the Empire style.
A Swedish bronze and ormolu clock with a matching pair of urns made in Stockholm (probably in the 1830s) in the Library Cabinet at Rosendal.
A Swedish granit jardinière from the porphyry works at Älvdalen with ormolu mounts attributed to Carl Ludvig Mangeot. This piece was commissioned by Carl XIV Johan (who was the owner of the porphyry works) in 1825 for his beloved summer palace Rosendal in Stockholm.
A Swedish porphyry urn (one of a pair) from Älvdalen with ormolu mounts, early 19th century. At Rosendal Palace in Stockholm.
The ‘Lantern Room’ (Lanterninen) was the most lavishly decorated room at the small summer palace Rosendal built by the architect Fredric Blom in 1823-27 for Carl XIV Johan. The Sèvres porcelain table in the centre was a gift from the French King Louis Philippe in 1840. The crystal chandelier was made in Stockholm by Reinhold Fredric Lindroth in 1831 after a design by Percier and Fontaine published in 1812.
My favourite crystal chandeliers at Rosendal is this elegant pair hanging in the Red Salon. They were made by Reinhold Fredric Lindroth in Stockholm in the late 1820s.
One of the many Swedish ormolu and bronze hanging lamps at Rosendal made in the 1820s in Stockholm. They are often offered for sale as being Russian by auction houses and antique dealers
This Swedish gilt hanging lamp from the 1820s is hanging in the Library at Rosendal.
A Swedish patinated bronze and ormolu hanging lamp at Rosendal Palace in Stockholm made c 1820-30.
A large Swedish ormolu and patinated bronze hanging lamp in the Mahogany Vestibule at Rosendal Palace.
An elegant Swedish Empire hanging lamp in what is now arranged as Carl XIV Johan’s Bedroom at Rosendal.