Antique Satinwood & Inlaid Bedside Cabinet 19th C


  • £950.00
  • €1,112 Euro
  • $1,310 US Dollar

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Antique Satinwood & Inlaid Bedside Cabinet 19th C

This is a splendid antique Victorian satinwood bedside 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

is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.

The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow 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 division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.

Our reference: A1548c


  • H: 88cm (34.65in)
  • W: 44cm (17.32in)
  • D: 38cm (14.96in)


circa 1880

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