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19th Century Silver-Fitted Edwardian Dressing Table with Custom Interior

About the Item

A Fine Edwardian silver-fitted dressing table. Constructed from mahogany, with boxwood stringing and brass handles, the dressing table supported on splayed legs with stretchers and spandrels; the hinged top opening to reveal a velvet-lined and automatic sliding fitted interior with silver and glass dressing accoutrements including a mirror, perfume bottles, brushes, and jewellery boxes; housing a further velvet-lined drawer underneath and two slides to either side. The silver is hallmarked for the Birmingham firm of A & J Zimmerman in 1905, and the drawers are fitted with tamperproof Bramah locks. English, circa 1905 Dimensions: H: 34 in / 87 cm W: 27 in / 68 cm D: 18.5 in / 47 cm The Zimmerman silverware company was founded in Birmingham in 1879, specialising in luxury silver items such as picture frames and boxes. With their growing success, the company expanded with a London showroom, and registered as a limited company in 1902 when Zimmerman was at the height of its success.
  • Creator:
    A&J Zimmerman Ltd. (Cabinetmaker)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 34.5 in (87.63 cm)Width: 27 in (68.58 cm)Depth: 18.5 in (46.99 cm)
  • Style:
    Edwardian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1905
  • Condition:
    Repaired: Each item has undergone careful inspection and restoration by a conservation specialist in order to guarantee the original quality and integrity of the object. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 98951stDibs: LU954734033052
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