Stately and substancial, this birch sofa originated from northern Germany or Denmark when the Biedermeier period dominated the interior design fashion of the era, and remains a classic style today. This sofa boasts large, scrolled arms which create the dramatic sides of the bench, while the 3 simple black applied carved decorative elements along with the black painted trim on the feet add an elegant touch. The sofa seat may easily be re-upholstered with modern fabric. This item is being sold in as is, original used condition as we discovered it in Europe. We invite you to contact us with any questions regarding this or other pieces, and hope to assist you further.