Victorian English Mahogany-Feather Dressing Table with Mirror and Drawers
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Dressing table in fine mahogany-feather; the vanity table is finished on four sides so that it can be placed on the wall or placed in the middle of the room to enjoy its aesthetics even at 360 °; the upper part, linear and uniform, is supported by two elegant supports separated from each other by a crossbar, everything is made with a refined and sophisticated pod processing; but the beauty of the toilet and the number of potential uses, can be appreciated when we lift the upper mobile top: this is provided inside a mirror, and, through metal support, can be stopped in a vertical position; we also discover that, by lowering the hinged front part, it is possible to use the large side drawers; on the left side of the dressing table we can also lower a practical shelf; many features to make the vanity table practical, comfortable and rational (you can follow these operations in the succession of photos). The piece of furniture was made in England between 1848 and 1850 with mahogany-burr, a portion of very fine solid wood, characterized by an elegant natural design with feather-like spots, is the excellent part of the tree that is obtained by cutting the trunk lengthwise at the point where it forks into two branches; the toilet was treated with natural products and methods used in the English artisan workshops of the 1800s, even the polishing was carried out with a cotton swab soaked in shellac and straw oil with pumice stone powder, an ancient and manual technique of the 1700s; the final glossy wick protection gives a warm appearance, enhancing the colors and veins of mahogany. The craftsmen who have worked on this dressing table have managed to create an extraordinary piece of furniture, refined and exciting, which by virtue of its extreme elegance and its soft romantic line, make it extremely versatile and easy to place in any environment. Measures: Width cm. 68, depth cm. 48, height cm. 48.
19th century (1800-1899)
Place of origin:
86H x 68W x 48D
33,86H x 26,77W x 18,90D
Creator / Artist:
Good; Wear consistent with age and use.
International - YES
Bazaar Sas Furniture
Published in Furniture, Lighting, Decorative Objects and Fine Art categories