Highly decorative, the dressing table features the original oval shaped bevelled mirror, which is encased with a moulded frame, supported by finely carved upright and out swept arms. The angle of the mirror can be adjusted by tilting the mirror itself, which is attached to the supports with steel threaded screw ends that sit into the mirror frame.Further below, there are two levels to the dressing table; the top level incorporates a bank of three bowed drawers with turned 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, which incorporate brass working lever locks (with key), turned knobs and the original brass key escutcheons.
The drawer fronts also feature elegant scribe mouldings. The table stands on the original elegant ring turned teak legs. The dressing table dismantles into three sections (the mirror un-screws and the top bank of drawers can be removed from the dressing table base) to allow safe transportation and access into the house. The dressing table features a rich red and 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 is extremely decorative and 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 on your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture. Provenance: 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-late Victorian period.
Condition Report: This dressing table is in excellent overall condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item.The dressing table has been French polished by hand to a professional standard in our workshop. There are no stains or scratches to the top of the table. The mirror is original, and as such, does show signs of age, foxing and scratches (see photos). However, it remains in generally good condition and perfectly functional. All drawers run without obstruction and close flush to the frame. The two large drawers incorporate later working brass lever locks (with working key) and boas the original key escutcheons. The turned knobs are most likely old replacements. The dressing table dismantles into three sections (the mirror un-screws, the top bank of drawers can be removed from the dressing table) to allow safe transportation and access into the house. This item is solid in joint and ready to use. Dimensions: External Height = 147.8cm or 58 or 4ft 10 Table Height = 71.7cm or 28¼ or 2ft 4¼ 2nd Tier Table Height = 84cm or 33 or 2ft 9 External Width = 119.7cm or 47 or 3ft 11 External Depth = 61.2cm or 24 or 2ft Mirror Height = 55.8cm or 22 or 1ft 10 Mirror Width = 46cm or 18 or 1ft 6 Knee Height = 54.5cm or 21½ or 1ft 9½. 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. 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.
Yola Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 40 years. Yola Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yola 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 Anglo-Indian Victorian Colonial Teak Dressing Table Desk with Mirror" is in sale since Thursday, May 28, 2020. 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.