Biedermeier Seatings

Biedermeier period chairs in museal quality!

No: 212

South German, cherry tree wood on beech veneered, edges partially ebonized, back support with ornamental inlay in black plumb line painting with representation of Nike, horsehair upholsterer and horsehair relation.

Seat height: 46 cm (18,11 inches) | whole height: 88 cm (34,65 inches) | seat width: 44 cm (17,32 inches)

The style of the Biedermeier period is coined by  by simplicity and straightness.As the last phase of classicism this epoch of the antiquity uses influenced ornaments like columns and capital . Moreover, gilt ornaments are used temporarily.
For pieces of furniture often home wood is used because of the restriction of the commercial possibilities and transport possibilities. The cherry tree wood particularly used in the Central German and South German space is virtually typical as the ideal of Biedermeier period pieces of furniture. The specific featur eof this wood is the excellent polishability by the fine pored surface. Besides, cherry tree with his mostly reddish-yellow colour provides a warmcolour feeling and owns an interesting grain.

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