BM-KO-446 Biedermeier Writing Chest, South Germany circa 1825


Biedermeier writing chest or Commode in walnut from south Germany around 1825.

  • Walnut veneer on softwood body. Triangular lisettes with half-blackened acorn decoration at the top and birch root inlays above and below.
  • Three drawers with inlaid and ebonized key coats of arms and dividers.
  • Lower two drawers empty with original box locks
  • Top drawer with fold-out black polished writing tray. Lateral bars with ebonised radiant decoration and brass snap fasteners. 4 small drawers veneered with birch root. In the middle a free compartment and a secret compartment.
  • Standing on tall walnut solid square pointed legs.
  • Restored and hand polished with shellac


  • Metric: H 99 cm x W 105 cm x D 53 cm x D open 96 cm
  • Imperial: H 3′ 3″ x W 3′ 5″ x D (closed) 1′ 9″ / D (open) 3′ 1.5″

Additional information

Dimensions 105 × 53 × 99 cm

Birkenwurzel, Nussbaum


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