Biedermeier cherry chest of drawers,sold

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Biedermeier cherry chest of drawers

Biedermeier cherry chest of drawers.

Central Germany around 1820.

Cherry veneered on softwood corpus.

Three drawers with ebonized key sockets and ebonized frame of the top plate and the

stamp feet.

Height: 81 cm | Width: 115 cm Depth: 54,5 cm

Biedermeier cherry chest of drawers

This large cherry chest of drawers is from central Germany circa 1820. Cherry veneered on softwood carcass. Three drawers with ebonized key sockets and ebonized top shelf frame and stamped feet.

Biedermeier refers to a style of design and culture that was popular in Central Europe, particularly Germany and Austria, from about 1815 to 1848. The term derives from the name of a fictional character, Gottlieb Biedermeier, who appeared in a series of humorous poems and stories published in a Munich newspaper in the 1850s.

The Biedermeier style was characterized by simplicity, elegance, and a focus on the domestic sphere. Furniture and decorative objects were often made of natural materials such as wood and cherry wood.

Biedermeier chests of drawers are characterized by a simple, elegant aesthetic combined with fine details and clean design. The furniture pieces are often designed with clean lines and simple shapes, and usually have no carvings or ornamentation.

Overall, Biedermeier chests of drawers have a timeless beauty and are still highly sought after by furniture enthusiasts and collectors.

Biedermeier at RSA Wiesbaden

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