Six Biedermeier chairs, South German 1820-25.
This gorgeous set of six Biedermeier dining chairs is the perfect chair set for any Biedermeier lover. These Biedermeier side chairs (1830) are from Germany and retain their original floral striped upholstery. These chairs feature gently sloping lines and geometric style in the backrests.
An ebonized reed leaf motif decorates the backs of the walnut veneered chairs. The new upholstery is covered with an elegant black and white striped fabric.
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.
The Biedermeier chairs are in great condition. They come refinished and French polished. Furthermore the upholstery and fabric are new.
They measure Height: 35.04 in. (89 cm) Width: 17.72 in. (45 cm) Depth: 15.75 in. (40 cm)Seat Height: 19.69 in. (50 cm).
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