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Scandinavian Veneered Biedermeier Writing Desk with Lyres

About the Item

A small mahogany and walnut veneered table or writing desk with brass holders in the lyres formed sides. The top is provided with inlaid green leather; the drawers have divided small compartments. The small table has brass lists decorating all around the desk. The lock and the hardware are original and the key is working. The desk is most likely Swedish or Danish Biedermeier.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 81 in (205.74 cm)Width: 72.5 in (184.15 cm)Depth: 45 in (114.3 cm)
  • Style:
    Empire (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Brass,Mahogany
  • Place of Origin:
    Scandinavia
  • Period:
    1800-1809
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1810
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Please notes the age appropriate hairline cracks to the top of the veneer on the base unit.
  • Seller Location:
    Haddonfield, NJ
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 343771stDibs: LU943424143042
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