This is a splendid antique Victorian satinwoodbedside cabinet, circa 1880 in date.
The cabinet features quarter veneered satinwood with decorative ebonised line inlay. It has a frieze drawer above a cupboard with a central shelf and is raised on elegant square tapering legs that terminate in spae feet.
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned, polished and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 88 x Width 44 x Depth 38
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 11 inches x Width 1 foot, 5 inches x Depth 1 foot, 3 inches
Our reference: A1548c
is a hard and durable wood with asatinlikesheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially inmarquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the familyRutaceae(ruefamily). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood ofChloroxylonswietenia.
The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes calledyellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.
It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the divisionMagnoliophyta, classMagnoliopsida, orderSapindales, familyRutaceae.
Antiques.co.uk Ref: MFPRUK9M3
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