• Item: Dressing / Side Table
• Circa: 1820
• Period: Georgian
• Provenance: England
• Wood: Solid mahogany
• Attributable to Gillows of Lancaster
• Stowable mirror
• Brass knobs to mirror top
• Rectangular shaped mirror
• Single hand dovetailed teak lined drawers
• Original turned drawer knobs
• Cock beaded drawer front
• Original working drawer lock (with working key)
• Joined construction
• Elegant turned legs
• Original brass castors
• Original structure
• Fantastic colour & finish
• Stunning quality
• Excellent condition
• Solid in joint
• Free UK delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns
Here is a fine quality and rare Georgian mahogany dressing table with height adjustable mirror, attributable to Gillows of Lancaster, circa 1820, in excellent condition. The dressing table features a rectangular shaped mirror in a mahogany frame. The mirror can be lowered for stowage, or raised up for use when needed, and operates on a sliding rack with a sprung-loaded locking mechanism. The top of the mitred mirror frame incorporates brass knobs for raising and lowering it. When stowed, the mirror retracts into the table such that the top rail of the frame sits flush with the table top. The dressing table features a simple moulded top, above a single cock beaded drawer. The drawer is hand dovetailed, mahogany lined and boasts the original turned knobs. The table stands on the original elegant ring turned legs, which terminate on their original brass castors.
The dressing table features a rich brown mahogany colour. It has a fantastic colour and patination. This can only be achieved through the age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This dressing table with mirror would look superb in the bedroom. The item would certainly grace any home and is a great investment, as it is extremely functional. So, don’t miss out on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This item is in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. There are no marks, stains or scratches to the top of the table. Nominal old use marks to inside of the drawer. The mirror is in excellent condition shows only nominal old use marks and is free of foxing. The drawer closes flush to the frame and also retains its original turned wooden knobs, as well as the original working lock, with working key. The table is raised on its original legs and brass castor cups. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
External Height (with mirror raised) = 119cm or 46⅞” or 3ft 10⅞”
External Height (with mirror lowered) = 74.1cm or 29⅛” or 2ft 5⅛”
External Width = 54.3cm or 21⅜” or 1ft 9⅜”
External Depth = 42.2cm or 16⅝” or 1ft 4⅝”
Knee Height = 60.8cm or 24” or 2ft
Mirror Height (from table top to top of frame, when raised) = 45cm or 17¾” or 1ft 5¾”
Mirror Width = 45.4cm or 17⅞” or 1ft 5⅞”
Mirror Glass Height = 39cm or 15⅜” or 1ft 3⅜”
Mirror Glass Width = 39.3cm or 15½” or 1ft 3½”
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