The rounded rectangular crossbanded top with moulded edge, above two short drawers flanked on each side by two deep drawers, above a shaped apron carved with acanthus, on cabriole legs headed by shaped ears, on claw feet with pierced claws, one deep drawer lacking the side cockbeading, lacking two brass claws, repair to top of two legs
28 in. (72.5 cm.) high; 34 in. (86.5 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep

Lot Essay

A related walnut claw-footed dressing-table, with scroll-fretted apron, formerly in the Percival Griffiths Collection, is illustrated in P. Macquoid and R. Edwards, The Dictionary of English Furniture, London, rev. ed., 1954 (p. 543, fig. 5). It also relates to a George II mahogany dressing-table displayed in the red bedroom at Erdigg (M. Jourdain, 'Erdigg - II', Country Life, 23 August 1930, p. 238, fig. 7).

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