A set of four Biedermeier chairs, South Germany 1820.
This unique set of four German Biedermeier chairs has a stunning walnut veneer. The backs of the chairs are decorated with an exquisite peacock feather decor. These chairs can be used as dining chairs and would make a great addition in any dining room. But they would also work very well as side chairs in an entry hall or living room area. They are definitely an eye catcher.
The Biedermeier Style which developed around 1810-20 in central Europe, is still one of the most sought after antique furniture styles. During the Biedermeier period the middle class emerged and became, alongside the noble clients, the new commissioner for home decorations and furniture.
Sleek designs characterizes the Biedermeier style. And, compared to the pompous 18th century styles, it appears to be understated. Nevertheless, it shows an elegant use of form and a love for details.
Especially the Biedermeier chair designs show a huge variety of models. These varieties of design and form had a big impact on a lot of 20th century century Bauhaus and Art Deco designers. Also read our blog post about the history and development of the chair.
Details about the chairs
The Biedermeier chairs are in very good condition with the expected little imperfections of a 200 year old piece of furniture. They have a new upholstery with a beautiful striped fabric and they measure Height: 37 in. (93.98 cm), Width: 18.5 in. (46.99 cm), Depth: 17 in. (43.18 cm), Seat Height: 18.5 in. (46.99 cm).
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