A 19th Century Sheraton Style Satinwood & Decorated Secretaire Bookcase


Circa: 1890

Depth: 21"

Height: 96.5"

Width: 45"

Period: Late 19th century

Location: USA

A Sheraton style satinwood veneered secretaire bookcase with a pediment top. Veneered in well figured satinwood and banded in kingwood, the bookcase has a pediment top that has urn finials and like the secretaire drawer front, painted  floral decoration. The vase shaped astragal doors are above a base that has a fully fitted secretare interior and further drawers. The shaped apron between splay bracket feet. The bookcase is a very good rich colour and has silver plated oval handles.

“This satinwood bookcase of Sheraton design and dating from the end of the 19th century is a wonderful colour and with its elegant glazing and silk lined interior, is ideal to display porcelain or china."