Chest of Drawers, Biedermeier Period 1820
This beautiful chest of drawers dates back to 1820 and was made during the Biedermeier period in southern Germany.
The four drawer commode stands on four pointed feet and has a stunning walnut veneer grain on front sides and top. The original inlaid escutcheons are made of ebonized wood.
The early 19th-century Biedermeier style marks the transitional period between Neoclassicism and Romanticism.
After the Napoleonic Wars Central Europe had to overcome an economical and social crisis. The blossoming middle class in Germany and Austria was the critical factor in the development of this new interior design style.
Additionally, the new focus on family and private life determined the production of different and more humble furniture pieces.
And although it’s been centuries since this style emerged, it remains as timeless and versatile as ever.
Biedermeier furniture works well in the modern home as a functional and stylish piece.
While it might be a 19th-century style, it is effortless to incorporate in a contemporary room.
The chest of drawers comes refinished and measures Height: 33.86 in. (86 cm), Width: 35.83 in. (91 cm), Depth: 19.69 in. (50 cm). It ships from Germany and includes shipping costs to Boston.
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