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There’s nothing like a Gustavian Swedish bench to give your home the airy feel of a European country home.

There’s nothing like a Gustavian Swedish bench to give your home the airy feel of a European country home. Patrician and upright, yet somehow still relaxed and casual, this classic form of seating is a favorite of designers Gail Plechaty of Real Simple Design and Nate Berkus. You can expect to pay somewhere in the neighborhood of $9,500 for an original Gustavian piece. Or you can buy a reproduction for a little (or a lot) less.

 

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The Hanna Sofa by Oly

The Hanna Sofa by Oly
$4,775 to $9,475*

72 inches wide by 30 inches deep by 37 inches high. Mahogany frame. Available through Jayson Home & Garden, 1885 N. Clybourn Ave., 773-248-8180

* Suggested retail. Price depends on upholstery, trim, and finish.

 

 

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Item #1967 at Nadeau Imports

Item #1967
$314

451⁄2 inches wide by 22 inches deep by 42 inches high. Mahogany frame. At Nadeau Imports, 4433 N. Ravenswood Ave., 773-728-3497

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