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Swedish Karl Johan/ Biedermeier Sofa in Birchwood with Upholstery, circa 1830


From the reign of French-born, Swedish emperor, Karl Johan (b. 1763-d. 1844), a handsome sofa in birch wood with ebonized details, and bronze d'ore ormolu mounts of rosettes, palmettes, ferns & acanthus. Sofa has scrolled arms and rests on base with double scrolls for feet. Measures: 89" long x 27" deep x 34" high (seat height: 18 1/2").


  • Dimensions
    Height: 34 in. (86.36 cm)Width: 89 in. (226.06 cm)Depth: 27 in. (68.58 cm)Seat Height: 18.5 in. (46.99 cm)
  • Style
    Karl Johan (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1830
  • Condition
    Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. Upholstery is used but serviceable. Bottom lining is hanging down in the back. Some minor imperfections in the finish but in good condition. Sofa was French polished to freshen it up. note: sofa was recently fumigated as a matter of import procedure.
  • Seller Location
    Miami, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU988115857241

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  • Shipping
    $599 In-Home Delivery Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 3-8 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Miami, FL
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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