Antique English Victorian Mahogany Pedestal Makeup. Dressing Table with Mirror (Circa 1870). Here is an exhibition quality Victorian Mahogany pedestal dressing table with a central long mirror, circa 1870, in excellent original condition. Large adjustable full length central mirror. 2 exquisitely carved pierced fretwork mirror supports. 2 small drawers atop pedestals. 4 working graduated drawers to pedestals. Original floral carved cup handles. Central shoe compartment with hinged lid. Hand dovetailed mahogany lined drawers. Quarter beaded drawer interiors (a sign of quality). Original turned mirror screws. Fantastic colour & finish. Dismantles for safe transportation. The dressing table boasts a full-length rectangular adjustable mirror with an arched top, encased in a moulded frame, featuring a central carved floral pediment to the top. Stunning floral pierced fretwork carved arms support the mirror frame. 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. The mirror supports rest upon the pedestals, which feature two small drawers on either side. The small drawer compartments and the pedestals themselves both boast figured mahogany tops with moulded edges. The pedestals incorporate four working graduated, mahogany lined drawers. The drawers are constructed with hand-dovetailed joints and the drawer linings are are quarter beaded (a sign of quality). To the centre of the dressing table, below the mirror is a central show compartment with a curved hinged lid. The dressing table rests on the original moulded plinth. The item retains the original backboards to the base and mirror. The mirror and carved arm supports can be dismounted for easy storage and transportation. The dressing table features a rich red and brown mahogany 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 would look superb in the bedroom. The item would certainly grace any home and is a great investment, as it is extremely functional. So dont miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture. This dressing table is in excellent original condition, having been French polished in our workshops. 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 tops of the pedestals. The mirror, which is the original mirror, is in generally good condition, but does show some signs of foxing; this is perfectly acceptable, considering its a Victorian mirror. The pedestal drawers close flush to the frame and they also retain their original carved wooden handles. There are some old use marks to the drawer bottoms (see photos). This item is solid in joint and ready to use. External Height = 166.3cm or 65½ or 5ft 5½ External Width = 141.2cm or 55 or 4ft 7 External Depth = 53.6cm or 21 or 1ft 9 Mirror Height = 120cm or 47¼ or 3ft 11¼ Mirror Width = 43.9cm or 17¼ or 1ft 5¼. All items are professionally packaged and fully insured in transit, therefore, we can assure you, your items will be securely protected in transit and arrive safely with you. Before placing your order(s) please make sure this is the item for you. Delisting & Sale Cancellation. CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations. All LAPADA & CINOA members abide by their strict code of practice by adhering to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity. Yolanda Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 40 years. Yolanda Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yolanda Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield. The item “Antique English Victorian Mahogany Pedestal Makeup Dressing Table Mirror c. 1870″ is in sale since Tuesday, October 30, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Antique Furniture\Dressing Tables\Victorian (1837-1901)”. The seller is “yolandagrayantiques” and is located in Tarporley, Cheshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Dimensions: Height: 5ft 5½, Width: 4ft 7, Depth: 1ft 9
- Returns Policy: Free 14 Days UK Returns
- Style: English
- Material: Mahogany
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Age: Circa 1870
- Provenance: English