BIEDERMEIER SECRETARIES SE208
BIEDERMEIER SECRETARIES SE208

Signed and dated Biedermeier fall-front secretaire, exemplary for "Altona", North Germany. Signed and dated "Jan Vlaar von Altona, gefertigt Maerz 1818" (...,produced March 1818). Cuban mahogany on pine, book match. Fitted interior with birch-tree. Demi lune shaped top with gilt wood lions and moldings. Original bronze ormolu mounts, locks, keys, key plates.
Germany, 1818.
81"h, 35"/38"w, 15"/20"d
Reference: fig.431 Dr. H. Kreisel/Dr. G. Himmelheber "Die Kunst des Deutschen Moebels" (The Art of German Furniture) volume III, Munich 1973.



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