A Fine Edwardian Satinwood Secretaire Bookcase

CIRCA 1905

Height: 86" Width: 42" Depth: 23.75"

Inventory Number 8431-240





The upper part having an arched pediment with central oval panel decorated with classical figures, flanked by urn finials set above reeded stiles enclosing crossbanded glazed doors with geometric astragals; the projecting lower part incorporating a fully fitted secretaire drawer with a husk and plume medallion on the fall front, secret drawers set in the acanthus-carved short stiles, over ring turned reeded long stiles terminating in turned tapering feet and a concave tambour door opening to shelves; both parts having superbly executed parquetry and marquetry banding, tulipwood crossbanding and ebony line inlays throughout.

Additional Information