30 inches high, 44 inches wide and 23 inches deep.
floor to lowest edge of frieze is 15 inches.
The internal height of the
frieze drawers is 2.75 inches, of the flanking drawers if 5 inches, of
the central and lowest drawers is c. 2 inches.
Oak carcase and
original oak lined segmented drawers made c. 1710. Exceptionally thick
walnut across the whole piece in excellent condition and complete and
original with minor shrinkage to the top consistent with age.
moulded top with notched corners and feather crossbanded borders. the
frieze fitted with six drawers with featherbanding and brass drop
handles with snape fasteners. The cabriole legs carved with acanthus
leaf and scrolled hocks terminating in pad feet.
and elegant English dressing table of lovely proportions in exemplary
condition. Some earlier handle marks, usual and not significant. The
drawer frames lipped with convex crossbanded beading.
toilet mirror would have been placed on the table when used as a
dressing table and when the mirror was not needed, the table would have
been used as a writing or side table.
In superb original
condition - with truly excellent patination and well developed colour.
This dressing table is a very fine collector's piece and would retail in
a London dealership for more than £6,000.