|BIEDERMEIER SIDE TABLES ST591|
Especially side tables have been used by Biedermeier cabinetmakers to verify the level of their craftsmanship.
They were some kind of "business cards."
The above one, often called "drumtable" gives proof that his maker could design a drum-looking table, excellent in shape and proportions and detailing.
Masterful veneered and selected very rare Caucasian "black" walnut root head veneered on pine wood in four times repeating pattern on tabletop and three times repeating on base.
One-drawer apron raised on elegantly shaped legs. Tripartite base. Ebonized trim.
South Germany, 1825/30
29" h, 23" d