noting or pertaining to a style of furnishings common in German-speaking areas in the early to middle 19th century, generally existing as a simplification of the French Directoire and Empire styles, usually executed in fruitwood with much use of matched veneers, and often displaying architectural motifs.
of or relating to a decorative and furnishing style in mid-19th-century Germany, characterized by solidity and conventionality
boringly conventional in outlook; bourgeois
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