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Mid-19th Century Gentleman’s Vanity Table, Stamped "GILLOWS"
Very unusual mid-19th century gentleman’s vanity table, stamped "GILLOWS", circa 1850. The tabletop is hinged and when opened, it offers the two additional surfaces and internally it is all compartmentalised, along with a hinged mirror with easel fitting. The mirror is, in my opinion, beautiful but it is heavily foxed so you can't really see a lot of reflection. If you are to use the vanity table as intended, I can have the mirror glass replaced if you would rather. There is a single full width drawer which is oak lined and dovetailed as you would expect. Standing on tapered square legs and block feet. The whole piece is finished with a fine banding. If you are to use the tabletop as a side table, it will hold a table lamp with ease. Interesting and unusual piece, certainly elegant and full of style. Measuring: 30 1/4” or 77 cm high 23 3/4” or 60.5 cm wide or 47 3/4” or 121.5 cm opened width 16 3/4” or 42.5 cm deep 22 1/4” or 56.5 cm high in the kneehole.
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- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacture1850
- Materials and Techniques
- Condition DetailsThe condition is good, although the mirror is "foxed" as mentioned. There are two drying out points to the top between the boards, but does not detract from the piece.
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 30.32 in. x W 23.82 in. x D 16.74 in.H 77 cm x W 60.5 cm x D 42.5 cm
- Seller LocationUppingham, GB
- Seller Reference Numbera1328
- Reference NumberLU4619216186962
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