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Consigned Austrian Biedermeier Antique Sofa Settee, 19th Century

AUSTRIAN BIEDERMEIER FRUITWOOD PARCEL EBONIZED SETTEECirca early 19th centuryItem # 803CIV07 A fine 19th century Biedermeier period settee with pierced splat arms and early black upholstery. It is crafted out of solid fruitwood with a chaotic veneering in the vertical grain along the crest rail and parcel ebonized highlights that meld beautifully against the dark covering. The piece is raised over tapered legs with tenon-mortised joints, the rolled bolster pillows p dark covering. The piece is raised over tapered legs with tenon-mortised joints, the rolled bolster pillows perfectly complimenting the outward splat of the arms.Measurements: 54 1/2" W x 23 3/4" D x 35 3/4" H, 17 1/2" H to seatCondition Report:Old breaks to pierced splat in proper left arm, these repaired but remain fragile. Surface wear and distressing; a few chip losses and veneer losses here and there. Old upholstery remaining in very good overall condition. Comfortable and sturdy (other than the splat, which should be shown care). read more