Georgian Mahogany & Line Inlaid Toilet or Dressing Mirror on Bow-Fronted Base with 3 Drawers
A fine period piece from c1760-1812 and in very good condition throughout, mahogany veneered on a pine carcass with beautifully figured cabinet top, line inlaid and cross-banded to sides & front, over three drawers set into a cross-banded bow front, all line inlaid, the centre drawer with working lock & key and kite-shaped bone escutcheon, the outer drawers with turned knobs, all the drawers of wonderful, finely-detailed dovetailed construction in oak, the cabinet on bracket feet to all four corners, the mirror supports with reeded fronts and topped with globe finials, the mirror frame cross-banded with mitred corners, hinged and secured with bulbous acorn handles, this exemplary Georgian dressing or 'toilet' mirror will charm in the most elegant of homes, whether period furnished or more contemporary in style, fully-deserving of the admiring attention it will undoubtedly attract.
NB: The mirror is of later replacement glass, so is clear and virtually blemish-free.
Cabinet Width 50.75cm x Max. Depth 22.25cm (20" x 8.75")
Height O/All 56.75cm (22.5") & Height to Top of Cabinet 12.5cm (5")
This is a late 18thC or Early 19thC piece, so you may expect the mature character & patina of age but, barring very minor defects, it's in very good, clean & sound condition and is ready to use in your home.
PLEASE NOTE, THIS ITEM IS NOW ALSO ON SALE AT THE BRACKLEY ANTIQUE CELLAR & ELSEWHERE , SO IS OFFERED SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE
THE DELIVERY COST WILL VARY, DEPENDING ON THE BUYER'S LOCATION AND IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE SELLING PRICE OF THE ITEM.
I will deliver this item myself for £15 only within a 25 mile radius of Brackley in Northamptonshire, £35 only within a radius of 26-50 miles or up to £75 only within a radius of 51-100 miles. Where possible, I will quote at commercial rates for distances over 100 miles or try www.shiply.com for couriers with part loads but, in all cases where you are considering a purchase, please let me have your PostCode so I may confirm the delivery cost. Alternatively, you are welcome to collect the item yourself.
I am open to enquiries from outside the UK and I can arrange shipment to the USA & Europe. However, please bear in mind that shipping costs may be prohibitive and will include my own expenses.
I accept payment by PayPal but generally I prefer Cash upon Delivery/Collection.
This item may be viewed, by appointment, at Brackley in Northamptonshire, UK.