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Watmarkt 3
Regensburg 93047
Germany
00.499.415.2300
$ 18,580

Early Biedermeier Secretaire, Cherry Veneer, South Germany circa 1820

Origin Germany
Period 19th Century
Materials cherry veneer on hard and softwood (oak, maple, spruce or other softwood), French polished
Dimensions
W. 39.37 in; H. 62.2 in; D. 17.32 in;
W. 100 cm; H. 158 cm; D. 44 cm;
Condition Good. Restored
Creation Date Circa 1820
Description Elegant, neoclassical early Biedermeier Secretaire from South Germany around 1820.

Beautiful classicist design with gable cornice, greatly restored and of very fine quality.

Friendly and bright cherry veneer on hard and softwood (oak, maple, spruce or other softwood). Almost always book-matched veneered and several ebonized parts like the lisenes and top. Excellent restored condition with shellac hand polish (French polish).
Original brass fittings. 1 original old key and iron locks.

Inside with numerous drawers and secret compartments (see images), mostly veneered in cherry wood.
At the bottom the secretaire has 2 doors and an open space behind with an shelfboard and long massive iron lock.

Fold down writing plate in cherry wood with ebonized decorative trims. A support column for more stability under the writing surface was made later and is included with the secretary

Dimensions: H 158 (without cornice) / 173 cm (incl. take-off gable cornice) x W 100 cm x D 44 cm.
Styles / Movements Biedermeier, Neoclassical, Traditional
Incollect Reference Number 457253
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