• Circa: 1870
• Period: Victorian
• Provenance: India
• Wood: Solid Teak
• Rectangular shaped mirror
• 2 finely turned mirror supports
• Fretwork mirror finial
• 3 drawers to top section
• 2 working drawers to base
• Hand dovetailed teak lined drawers
• Original turned drawer knobs
• Peg construction
• Elegant ring turned legs
• Original structure
• Fantastic colour & finish
• Good condition
• Solid in joint
• Dismantles for safe transportation
• Free UK delivery to mainland England, Wales & southern Scotland*
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Here is a fine quality and rare Victorian Anglo-Indian colonial teak dressing table, circa, 1870, in good condition. The dressing table features a rectangular shaped mirror, which is encased with a moulded frame, with a pretty fretwork carved pediment above, supported by finely carved mahogany upright arms. The angle of the mirror can be adjusted by turning the brass knobs, which have steel threaded screw ends that sit into the mirror frame. Further below, there are two levels to the dressing table; the top level incorporates three drawers with the original knobs, all which are teak lined and hand dovetailed. Each level of the table boasts lovely moulded edges. The main section of the table houses two large teak lined hand dovetailed drawers. The drawer fronts also feature elegant scribe mouldings. The large drawers retain their original turned knobs. The table stands on the original elegant ring turned teak legs.
The dressing table features a rich warm brown teak colour. It has a fantastic colour and patination. This truly is a very beautiful item with quality construction and is original throughout. It is rare to see one in such good condition.
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 your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
This table dressing table originates from India and it is likely that it would have been commissioned for a wealthy lady during the days of the British Raj, in colonial India, during the mid Victorian period.
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 drawers. The mirror, which has been replaced at some point, is in excellent condition and shows no signs of foxing. The drawers close flush to the frame and they also retain their original turned wooden knobs. No locks present on the two large drawers. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
External Height = 163.5cm or 64⅜” or 5ft 4⅜”
Table Height = 73.1cm or 28¾” or 2ft 4¾”
External Width = 115.8cm or 45½” or 3ft 9½”
External Depth = 56cm or 22” or 1ft 10”
Knee Height = 56.2cm or 22⅛” or 1ft 10⅛”
Mirror Height (including pediment) = 75.5cm or 29¾” or 2ft 5¾”
Mirror Height (excluding pediment) = 66.3cm or 26⅛” or 2ft 2⅛”
Mirror Width = 50cm or 19⅝” or 1ft 7⅝”
Mirror Glass Height = 59.4cm or 23⅜” or 1ft 11⅜”
Mirror Glass Width = 43cm or 16⅞” or 1ft 4⅞”
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